Finding your way around

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Travelling By Rail

Wakefield
Wakefield Westgate and Wakefield Kirkgate

Pontefract
Pontefract Baghill, Pontefract Monkhill and Pontefract Tanshelf

Castleford
Castleford Train Station

Book trains to Wakefield with LNER here.

Find more train information from National Rail here.

Bus Station

Travelling By Bus

Up to date information can be found at wymetro.com.

Arriva Bus operate regular services in Wakefield. Make your journey easier with live tracking, journey planning and purchase tickets via the Arriva app.

The Wakefield Free City Bus travels between city centre locations, the two railway stations and the bus station and runs every 10-12 minutes. Each vehicle is fully accessible and can carry one wheelchair at a time.

Mon – Fri: 7.30am – 6.36pm | Sat: 8.30am – 5pm | Sun: No service

Wakefield

Travelling By Car

Wakefield City Centre
M1 Junction 39 / 40 / 41

Pontefract
M62 Junction 32 / 33 & A1

Castleford
M62 Junction 32

Click here for car parks across the district

Yellow circular structure

Maps of the District

Queen's Mill

Castleford

Once the home of Roman legions, today a hub of Rugby League, this market town has loads to offer.

Things to do in Pontefract

Pontefract

This historic market town is home to the ruins of one of England’s most important castles, beautiful parks and a host of independent boutiques and coffee shops.

Wakefield City

A city full of history, vibrancy and charm. Experience festivals, sculpture and world-class restaurants.

Wakefield District

An exciting district of places with endless possibilities. From city centre excitement to rural retreats, Wakefield has it all.