How to get from Glasgow to Wakefield

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Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Wakefield.

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Wakefield from Glasgow. You can take a flight, coach or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Wakefield. Tickets for a coach cost on average £36.

This is compared to other travel options to Wakefield:

A coach is £143 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Glasgow to Wakefield costing on average £179.

A coach is generally £42 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £78 from Glasgow to Wakefield.

The fastest way from Glasgow to Wakefield is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 8 h 50 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Wakefield by train can take on average 4 h 22 min.

The distance between Glasgow and Wakefield is around 186 miles (300 km).

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Wakefield is:

  • 2 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Glasgow to Wakefield:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station to Wakefield, Wakefield.
  • Most travellers board their train from Glasgow Central and arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Glasgow to Wakefield, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • British Airways can get you to Wakefield by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with British Airways from Glasgow to Wakefield for £179 on Omio.
  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Wakefield. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Glasgow to Wakefield tickets on Omio for £36.
  • Northern Rail can take you to Wakefield by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Northern Rail from Glasgow to Wakefield for £78.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Glasgow to Wakefield often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Leeds. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Glasgow and Wakefield itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Wakefield and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £179 one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £36 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £78 one way.

But we recommend booking Glasgow 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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