How to get from Leeds to Wakefield

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Travel Information from Leeds to Wakefield

distanceDistance8 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£2 - £5
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £2 • 11 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £2 • 11 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBus or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 8 miles between Leeds and Wakefield. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 11 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £2. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Bus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Leeds to Wakefield.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leeds 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 Leeds to Wakefield.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Leeds and Wakefield. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Leeds to Wakefield, which costs on average £2.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Wakefield:

A train is generally £3 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £5 from Leeds to Wakefield.

The fastest way to get to Wakefield from Leeds is by train with an average travel time of 11 min.

There are alternative travel options to Wakefield that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 25 min   on average.

The distance from Leeds to Wakefield is approximately 8 miles.

The average frequency per day from Leeds to Wakefield is:

  • Around 102 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Leeds 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 Leeds to Wakefield:

  • Coaches from Leeds to Wakefield most often leave from Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop and arrive in Wakefield, Wakefield.
  • Trains mostly leave from Leeds Railway Station and tend to arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

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

  • You can travel by coach between Leeds and Wakefield with Bus, and you can find Bus Leeds to Wakefield tickets for £5 on Omio.
  • You can travel to Wakefield from Leeds by train with London North Eastern Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £2 with London North Eastern Railway from Leeds to Wakefield.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Leeds to Wakefield often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Sheffield. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Leeds and Wakefield itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Wakefield and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost £5 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £2 one way.

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

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