Find bus tickets from London to Wakefield
London to Wakefield bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||5h 10m|
|Trips per day||3|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from London to Wakefield right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from London to Wakefield?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $36.75 was the low point for bus fares from London to Wakefield. Buses from Wakefield to London are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $36.75 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 12 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $12.61 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 8 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 161 miles (259 kilometers) from London, LND to Wakefield, WKF. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 10 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Because many passengers travel from London to Wakefield at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave London?
The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from London to Wakefield, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from London to Wakefield every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from London to Wakefield; ticket prices start at $23.88.
What bus companies travel from London to Wakefield?
There is one bus company that operates from London to Wakefield. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|National Express||3||8h 11m||$42.67|
Where does the bus leave from in London?
Most buses depart from the main station in London, London, City of:
- Victoria Coach Station
Where does the bus arrive in Wakefield?
Buses arrive in Wakefield at 0 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Wakefield, Wakefield: