There are 4 ways to get from York to Wakefield (Station) by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from York to Wakefield Westgate

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus, line 110 bus  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) Zap / ...
  2. Take the line 110 bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) 110 / ...

$10 - $14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from York to Wakefield (Station) 32.3 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from York to Wakefield (Station) 32.3 miles

$6 - $10

What companies run services between York, England and Wakefield (Station), England?

CrossCountry operates a train from York to Wakefield (Station) hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from York to Wakefield (Station) via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) and Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) in around 1 h 33 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from York to Wakefield (Station)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 638833
Website
streamlinetaxisyork.co.uk
Fleetways Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 365365
Website
fleetways.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between York and Wakefield (Station) is 41 km. The road distance is 52 km.

The cheapest way to get from York to Wakefield (Station) is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 35 min.

The quickest way to get from York to Wakefield (Station) is to taxi which takes 35 min and costs £85 - £110.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from York and arriving at Wakefield Westgate. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

No, there is no direct bus from York to Wakefield (Station). However, there are services departing from York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) and arriving at Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 33 min.

The train from York to Wakefield Westgate takes 36 min including transfers and departs hourly.