How to get from Sheffield to Wakefield

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Travel Information to Wakefield from Sheffield

distanceDistance20 miles (33 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £5 • 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 20 miles (33 km) to Wakefield from Sheffield. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Sheffield to Wakefield.

Travel Tips: Travel from Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Wakefield.

You can travel from Sheffield to Wakefield 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Sheffield to Wakefield, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Wakefield:

A flight is generally £3 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £3 from Sheffield to Wakefield.

A flight journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Wakefield by ferry, which costs on average £1 for the same trip.

A flight is about £5 less than a train, which costs on average £5 for this journey.

The fastest way from Sheffield to Wakefield is by train with an average journey time of 38 min.

Other travel options from Sheffield to Wakefield can usually take longer:

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You should expect to travel around 20 miles (33 km) from Sheffield to Wakefield.

The average frequency per day from Sheffield to Wakefield is:

  • 2 coaches a day.
  • Around 104 trains per day.

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Sheffield and arrive in Wakefield, Wakefield.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Sheffield and arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

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

  • You can travel from Sheffield to Wakefield by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £3 with National Express from Sheffield to Wakefield.
  • You can travel from Sheffield to Wakefield by train with Northern Rail. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £5 with Northern Rail from Sheffield to Wakefield.
Looking to extend your trip from Sheffield to Wakefield? Many Omio customers who go from Sheffield to Wakefield usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Leeds. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Leeds from Wakefield, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £3 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £1 one way for this route.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is £1 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is £5 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Sheffield 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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