How to get from Birmingham to Wakefield

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Travel Information from Birmingham to Wakefield

distanceDistance84 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £30
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £30 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 84 miles between Birmingham and Wakefield. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Wakefield.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Wakefield

Travel to Wakefield easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Wakefield.

There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham to Wakefield: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Birmingham to Wakefield is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £13 compared to other travel options to Wakefield:

A coach is £17 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Birmingham to Wakefield costing on average £30.

The quickest way to travel from Birmingham to Wakefield is by train, which takes on average 1 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 35 min   of travel time.

Wakefield is approximately 84 miles away from Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Wakefield is:

  • 18 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Birmingham to Wakefield as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Birmingham to Wakefield:

  • Coaches from Birmingham to Wakefield most often leave from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Wakefield, Wakefield.
  • Trains mostly leave from Birmingham New Street and tend to arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Wakefield:

  • You can travel by coach between Birmingham and Wakefield with National Express, and you can find National Express Birmingham to Wakefield tickets for £13 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Birmingham to Wakefield with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Birmingham to Wakefield tickets for £30 on Omio.
Your journey from Birmingham to Wakefield doesn't have to end in Wakefield. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Leeds. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Leeds to your Birmingham to Wakefield trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Wakefield today!

Before travelling from Birmingham to Wakefield, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £13 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £30 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Wakefield tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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