CrossCountry operates a train from York to Wakefield hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, Yorkshire Coastliner operates a bus from York to Wakefield hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 46 min. Arriva Yorkshire also services this route every 15 minutes.
From York train to Wakefield Westgate. 37 min £33. From York, Blossom Street (Premier Inn) bus to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) then line 110 bus to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station). 1 h 27 min £8. From York taxi to Wakefield. 36 min £104. From York drive to Wakefield. 36 min £6.