Getting To & Travelling Around Wakefield

Please note, that while we are working hard to keep information on this website up to date, things are changing rapidly. Experiences may be a little different and pre-booking may be required. Please check venue websites or get in touch with them directly before travelling.
Getting Here By Car

Travelling By Car

Wakefield City Centre
M1 Junction 39 / 40 / 41

M62 Junction 32 / 33 & A1

M62 Junction 32


Travelling By Rail

Wakefield Westgate and Wakefield Kirkgate

Pontefract Baghill, Pontefract Monkhill and Pontefract Tanshelf

Castleford Train Station

Leeds - 12 mins | Doncaster - 15 mins | Huddersfield - 25 mins | Sheffield - 27 mins | Nottingham - 1 hr 30 mins | York - 43 mins | Derby 1 hr | Manchester - 1 hr 10 mins (via Huddersfield or Leeds) | London - under 2 hrs


Travelling By Bus

Up to date information can be found at or visit the Journey Planner by clicking the box to the right.

The Wakefield Free City Bus travels between city centre locations, the two railway stations and the bus station.
Mon - Fri: 7.30am - 6.40pm
Sat: 8.30am - 5pm
Sun: No service