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Manchester to Wakefield

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3 suggested routes to go from Manchester to Wakefield by train, car, bus

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Wakefield
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Manchester
Huddersfield
Wakefield
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Leeds
Wakefield
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How to get from Manchester to Wakefield?

We are suggesting 3 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Manchester Wakefield. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Locate cities of Manchester and Wakefield on a map as well as the route Manchester Wakefield and the different connecting points (Wakefield Kirkgate Railway Station, Wakefield Westgate Railway Station, Wakefield Coach Station, Sandal & Agbrigg Railway Station, Woolley Edge Coach Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Manchester-Wakefield

For your trip from Manchester (England, United Kingdom) to Wakefield (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 33 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Manchester to Wakefield without changing trains but some trains run on lines Manchester-Huddersfield and Huddersfield-Wakefield allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of First TransPennine Express or Northern Rail to Huddersfield leave from Manchester Piccadilly railway station in Manchester. Arrival in Huddersfield will take place at Huddersfield station (0.2 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Huddersfield where the train operated by Northern Rail leave for Wakefield.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Wakefield from Manchester without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Manchester-Leeds and Leeds-Wakefield.
You will board a coach of MegaBus or National Express in Manchester. The bus will drop you off at Leeds bus station (3723.3 mi from Leeds, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Manchester bus station (0.2 mi from Manchester) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Leeds. Once arrived in Leeds, take another coach of National Express or MegaBus that will take you to Wakefield bus station (England United Kingdom).
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Huddersfield-Wakefield will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by train in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Manchester and Wakefield?

Bus companies
MegaBus operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Manchester in Manchester and to the one of Leeds (England United Kingdom) and between the city of Leeds (serving Leeds bus station at 3723.3 mi from centre) and the city of Wakefield where the coach will drop you off at Wakefield station situated at about 170.9 mi from Wakefield city centre.
National Express is the bus operator that allows to travel on the lines from the bus station of Manchester in Manchester and to the one of Leeds (England United Kingdom) and between the city of Leeds (serving Leeds bus station at 3723.3 mi from centre) and the city of Wakefield where the coach will drop you off at Wakefield station situated at about 170.9 mi from Wakefield city centre.
Railway companies
First TransPennine Express provides a rail connection Manchester-Huddersfield with the train from Manchester Piccadilly railway station (0.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Huddersfield at arrival (0.2 mi from centre)
CrossCountry transports passengers on a rail line from Leeds to Wakefield with the train which leaves Leeds station to arrive at Wakefield Westgate railway station (England United Kingdom)
East Midlands Trains operates the train journey Leeds-Wakefield with the train from Leeds railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Wakefield Westgate at arrival (0.5 mi from centre)
East Coast provides a rail connection from Leeds to Wakefield with the train which leaves Leeds station to arrive at Wakefield Westgate railway station (England United Kingdom)
Northern Rail transports passengers on the rail lines Manchester-Huddersfield with the train from Manchester Victoria railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Huddersfield at arrival (0.2 mi from centre) and from Huddersfield to Wakefield with the train which leaves Huddersfield station to arrive at Wakefield Kirkgate railway station (England United Kingdom)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Huddersfield-Wakefield (12.4 mi)

Stop cities from Manchester or cities to visit near Wakefield

When travelling from Wakefield to Manchester by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Huddersfield located at 22 mi from Manchester and 12 mi away from Wakefield, Leeds situated at 37 mi from Manchester and at approximately 9 mi from Wakefield (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Wakefield or back to Manchester, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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