How to get from London to Wakefield

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from London to Wakefield

You can get from London to Wakefield by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from London to Wakefield on 12 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from London to Wakefield

distanceDistance160 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£4 - £138
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £4 • 3 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £93 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, British Airways or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 160 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from London to Wakefield. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £4. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, British Airways or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from London to Wakefield.

Travel Tips: Travel from London 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 London to Wakefield.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Wakefield. Tickets for a coach cost on average £4.

This is compared to other travel options to Wakefield:

A coach is generally £89 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £93 from London to Wakefield.

A coach is about £133 less than a train, which costs on average £138 for this trip.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 1 h 52 min   of travel time.

Wakefield is approximately 160 miles away from London.

The average frequency per day from London to Wakefield is:

  • 3 coaches a day.
  • Around 33 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between London 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 when travelling from London to Wakefield:

  • Most travellers catch their train from London Victoria and arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Wakefield by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from London to Wakefield for £4 on Omio.
  • Travel with British Airways for flights to Wakefield. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for British Airways London to Wakefield tickets on Omio for £93.
  • Travel with London North Eastern Railway to go to Wakefield by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find London North Eastern Railway London to Wakefield tickets on Omio for £138.

Yes, there are direct services available from London to Wakefield with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around 30 direct trains per day and book this direct train with London North Eastern Railway.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Wakefield as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between London and Wakefield.

Looking to extend your trip from London to Wakefield? Many Omio customers who go from London to Wakefield usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Manchester, Leeds or Sheffield. If you're looking to explore Manchester, Leeds or Sheffield from Wakefield, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £4 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £93 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £138 one way.

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

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