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London to Wakefield bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$12.86
Shortest Duration4h 5m
Trips per day9
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How to book cheap bus tickets from London to Wakefield

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from London to Wakefield is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from London to Wakefield were $19.70.

How long is the bus ride from London to Wakefield?

The distance between London and Wakefield is approximately 161.17 miles, or 259.31 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 59 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 5 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from London to Wakefield?

The busiest time of the week for travel from London to Wakefield by bus is usually on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Friday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

National Express from London to Wakefield has the most daily schedules

On average there are 9 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from London to Wakefield, with an average of 9 trips per day and 76 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from London to Wakefield. Of the 9 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Wakefield.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from London to Wakefield starts at $26.40.

1 carriers offer London to Wakefield bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from London to Wakefield from $12.86. There are 9 trips per day offered by National Express from London to Wakefield and you can expect on average to pay $24.73 for a National Express ticket to Wakefield. In London, National Express departs to Wakefield from Victoria Coach Station and 18 other stations. In Wakefield, National Express arrives at 29 Northgate,

An average trip on National Express from London to Wakefield takes 5 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Wakefield in 4 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 10 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $24.23 for a weekend trip to Wakefield.

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Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 15 stations that have bus departures from London. Most bus trips to Wakefield will depart from:
  • Victoria Coach Station
  • Vauxhall Park (Stop V)
  • Stockwell
  • Kensington Rd
  • Whitechapel Station Royal London Hospital (Stop B)
  • St Johns Wood
  • Finchley Rd & Frognal
  • Dunton Rd (Stop WN)
  • Gloucester Place
  • 144 Southwark St
  • 40 New Kent Rd
  • Portman Sq
  • Victoria Station (Stop 11)
  • High Rd
  • 145-155 A11
Bus trips arrive in Wakefield at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Wakefield for trips arriving from London:
  • 29 Northgate