Wakefield Westgate Railway Station

Travelling By Rail

Wakefield Westgate and Wakefield Kirkgate

Pontefract Baghill, Pontefract Monkhill and Pontefract Tanshelf

Castleford Train Station

Book trains to Wakefield with LNER here.

Find more train information from National Rail here.

Wakefield 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


Travelling By Car

Wakefield City Centre
M1 Junction 39 / 40 / 41

M62 Junction 32 / 33 & A1

M62 Junction 32

Click here for car parks across the district.

Maps of the District

Queen's Mill


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

Things to do in 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.