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London to Wakefield

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1 suggested route to go from London to Wakefield by train, car, bus

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Trip London Wakefield

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance161 mi
Direct lineYes

How to go from London to Wakefield ?

You're planning a trip from London to Wakefield and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between London Wakefield? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

Thanks to your multimodal search engine Vivanoda, you'll find on the same site all fares for buses, carpooling and trains to get to Wakefield. Simply enter your travel date to Wakefield and Vivanoda does the rest. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the London - Wakefield offer that suits you best.

To travel from London, trains, carpooling or buses of National Express, Blablacar, Northern Rail, CrossCountry, MegaBus, East Midlands Trains, Grand Central and East Coast will carry you to Wakefield.

All modes of transport London-Wakefield

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Train London to Wakefield

London Wakefield train companies

These are the 3 railways companies that you may take during your trip to Wakefield: Grand Central, East Coast and East Midlands Trains.
Grand Central London WakefieldEast Coast London WakefieldEast Midlands Trains London Wakefield

Intercity Train London Wakefield

The railway station bewteen London and Wakefield are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Is it possible to go directly by train from London to Wakefield?

Yes, the London to Wakefield route is served by a direct train. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To find the cheapest London-Wakefield train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Railway stations from London

  • London Kings Cross
  • London St Pancras

Arrival train stations in Wakefield

  • Wakefield Westgate
  • Wakefield Kirkgate

London to Wakefield bus

If you are looking for a bus service from London to Wakefield, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

Bus stops in London

You will have to arrive at your London stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. The name of the destination 'Wakefield' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of National Express or MegaBus, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Arrival bus stations in Wakefield

Once the bus has arrived at Wakefield, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Wakefield
  • Woolley Edge

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between London and Wakefield and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. To encourage you to take the bus to Wakefield, here are some arguments that will convince you.

  • The fleet of MegaBus or National Express coaches is new and, therefore, greener than carpooling. Since the London Wakefield road has already been built for a long time, buses don't require any additional infrastructure that distorts the landscape.
  • Almost all coaches are equipped with a WiFi connection, which is very welcome to travel the 161 mi of the trip.
  • During the summer, forget the heat wave thanks to the air-conditioning almost all of the London Wakefield coaches are equipped with.

Coach companies on the London Wakefield trip

The coach route London Wakefield is operated without changes by the bus companies MegaBus and National Express.

MegaBus London WakefieldNational Express London Wakefield

Carpool from London to Wakefield

When you are about to book a London-Wakefield ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share London-Wakefield car journeys with others. Instead of driving alone the car from London to Wakefield, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

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