How to get from Edinburgh to Wakefield

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Wakefield

distanceDistance170 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £76
fastestFastest modeTrain • £76 • 3 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 170 miles to Wakefield from Edinburgh. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Wakefield.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Wakefield.

There are 4 ways to travel between Edinburgh and Wakefield including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Wakefield. Tickets for a flight cost on average £5.

This is compared to other travel options to Wakefield:

A flight is about £15 less than a coach, which costs on average £21 for this route.

A flight journey is usually £70 less than a journey to Wakefield by train, which costs on average £76 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Wakefield is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 22 min.

Other travel options between Edinburgh and Wakefield can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 7 h 35 min.

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You should expect to travel around 170 miles from Edinburgh to Wakefield.

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Wakefield is:

  • 2 coaches a day.
  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Edinburgh and 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 Edinburgh to Wakefield:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Edinburgh, Elder Street and tend to arrive in Wakefield, Wakefield.
  • Trains most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Wakefield at Wakefield Westgate.

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

  • You can travel from Edinburgh to Wakefield by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £21 with Flixbus from Edinburgh to Wakefield.
  • You can travel from Edinburgh to Wakefield by train with London North Eastern Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £76 with London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to Wakefield.
Many of our customers travelling from Edinburgh to Wakefield don't make Wakefield their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Manchester or Leeds, either of which you could add to your Edinburgh and Wakefield trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Wakefield to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Edinburgh to Wakefield, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £21 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £5 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £76 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Edinburgh to Wakefield online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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