Wakefield is within the West Yorkshire council area, a sample local postcode is WF1 1LJ. Its population is roughly 75,000. Shown below is information about bus, express coach and rail transport (plus a few other local facilities) around Wakefield.





bus stops


Bus and coach Services

 Bus and coach Services
There are 228 local bus services from Wakefield, listed here.
A list of the 11 express coach services from Wakefield is here.
A list of destinations is shown further down this page. Click here for a list of the local transport providers. For more comprehensive information about the local transport facilities (including a listing of bus stops) click here.
Click here to book Megabus services from Wakefield.

Train Services

  Train Services
There is a train station nearby.

Click here for train bookings and services from the nearest station to Wakefield.


A map of Wakefield can be found here. To buy local maps of Wakefield click here. You can also obtain an Ordnance Survey map centered on Wakefield.


Various accommodation is available local to Wakefield such as Premier Inn and Travelodge. Also holiday cottages are available, for other accommodation options, click here.

Other local services

Local hospitals with transport services include:
    Wakefield, Pinderfields Hospital
    Wakefield, South Hiendley Holgate Hospital
Other local services
Advice about attractions and hotels near Wakefield from Trip Advisor is available here, taxis can be booked here. Books about Wakefield are available here.

Google Earth

Google Earth
A KML file for Wakefield's transport services is available here. This can be loaded into the Google Earth client (downloadable for free here) if you have it.
Please read the notes on data accuracy.

Map of Bus services from Wakefield

Map of Bus services from Wakefield Map of bus services from Wakefield 

Destinations by direct express coach from Wakefield.
(For destinations by bus and train see below, for coach bookings click here.)
Click on any place name below to get details of the express coach service from Wakefield:

   Dewsbury, Bus Station
   Golders Green, Bus Station
   Halifax, Bus Station
   Huddersfield, Bus Station
   Leeds, Bus Station
   Mansfield, Bus Station
   Milton Keynes, Coachway
   Barnsley, Interchange
   Bradford, Interchange
   Sheffield, Interchange
   London, Marble Arch
   London, Victoria Coach Station

Destinations by direct local bus from Wakefield.
Destinations shown in bold offer access to train services.
Click on any place name below to get details of the local bus service from Wakefield:

   Crofton, Academy
   Ackworth Moor Top
   Glasshoughton, Airedale ASDA
   Sandal, ASDA
   Barugh Green
   Beeston Hill
   Leeds, Beeston Park
   Wakefield, Belle Isle
   Belle Vue
   Bloomhouse Green
   Bretton Park
   Leeds, Bruntcliffe
   Morley, Bruntcliffe Academy
   Batley, Bus Station
   Cleckheaton, Bus Station
   Dewsbury, Bus Station
   Hemsworth, Bus Station
   Holmfirth, Bus Station
   Huddersfield, Bus Station
   Leeds, Bus Station
   Ossett, Bus Station
   Pontefract, Bus Station
   South Elmsall, Bus Station
   Wakefield, Bus Station
   Wetherby, Bus Station
   Leeds, Calder Grove
   Carr Gate
   Wakefield, Cathedral School
   Clayton West
   Garforth, Community Academy
   Chickenley, Coop
   Cross Flatts
   Leeds, Crown Point
   Castleford, Cutsyke Lumley Street Dist
   Hall Green, Dane Royd School
   Denby Dale
   Dewsbury Moor
   Dudley Hill
   East Ardsley
   East Bowling
   Wakefield, East Moor
   Emley Moor
   Fenay Bridge
   Glasshoughton, Freeport/Junction 32
   Leeds, General Infirmary
   Heckmondwike, Grammar School
   Grange Moor
   Great Cliff
   Great Preston
   Staincross, Greenside
   Hall Green
   Hanging Heaton
   Wakefield, Heath
   Wakefield, Heath Common
   Kettlethorpe, High School
   Horbury Bridge
   Horbury Junction
   Barnsley, Hospital
   Hunslet Carr
   Barnsley, Interchange
   Bradford, Interchange
   John O Gaunts
   Ryhill, Lakeside Estate
   Little Horton
   Little Preston
   Lofthouse Gate
   Dewsbury, Long Causeway
   Low Barugh
   Odsal, Low Moor
   Lower Cumberworth
   South Elmsall, Manor Farm Estate
   South Elmsall, Minsthorpe High School/
   Huddersfield, Mold Green
   Monk Bretton
   Pontefract, Monkhill
   Pontefract, Monkhill Rail Station
   Wakefield, Moorhouse Estate
   Staincliffe, near Batley
   Staincliffe, near Dewsbury
   Midgley, near Netherton
   Netherton, near Wakefield
   Walton, near Wakefield
   New Crofton
   New Fryston
   Holmfirth, New Mill
   New Sharlston
   Newton Bar
   Wakefield, Newton Hill
   North Elmsall
   North Featherstone
   Nostell Priory
   Old Snydale
   Ossett Spa
   Wakefield, Outwood Academy
   Ouzlewell Green
   Batley, Owl Lane Estate
   Alverthorpe, Peacock Estate
   Wakefield, Pinderfields Hospital
   Glasshoughton, Premier Inn
   Purston Jaglin
   Denby Dale
   Rothwell, Robin Hood
   Rothwell, Robin Hood Primary School
   Lofthouse, Rodillian Academy
   Sandal, Sandal and Agbrigg Rail Statio
   Scissett, School
   Shaw Cross
   Skelmanthorpe, Shelley College
   Knottingley, Simpsons Lane Estate
   Bradford, Smiddles Lane
   South Elmsall
   South Hiendley
   Wakefield, South Hiendley Holgate Hosp
   South Kirkby
   Pontefract, Southgate General Hospital
   Sovereign Inn
   Wakefield, St Austins Primary School
   Wakefield, St Johns
   Moorthorpe, St Joseph School
   Featherstone, St Wilfrids School
   Dewsbury, Staincliffe Dewsbury and Dis
   Leeds, Stepping Stones
   Pontefract, Tanshelf Rail Station
   Leeds, Thwaite Gate
   Tong Street
   Upper Cumberworth
   Carr Gate, Wakefield 41 Business Park
   West Ardsley
   West Bretton
   Barnsley, West Green
   Westgate Hill
   Wakefield, Westgate Rail Station
   Leeds, White Rose Centre
   Tingley, Woodkirk Academy
   Darton, Woolley Colliery
   Woolley Edge
   Wakefield, Wragby
   Huddersfield, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Destinations by direct train from Wakefield. (for rail bookings click here.)
Click on any place name below to get details of the train service from Wakefield:

   Glasgow, Central Rail Station
   Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Rail Stat
   Bradford, Interchange Rail Station
   Birmingham, International Rail Station
   London, Kings Cross Rail Station
   Pudsey, New Pudsey Rail Station
   Birmingham, New Street Rail Station
   Newark, North Gate Rail Station
   Bodmin, Parkway Rail Station
   Adwick Le Street
   Berwick upon Tweed
   Bolton Upon Dearne
   Bristol Parkway
   Burton upon Trent
   East Garforth
   Leamington Spa
   Newton Abbot
   South Elmsall
   South Milford
   St Austell
   St Erth
   Tiverton Parkway
   Sandal, Sandal and Agbrigg Rail Statio
   Eastleigh, Southampton Airport Parkway
   Exeter, St Davids Rail Station
   London, St Pancras Rail Station
   Bentley, SYOR Rail Station
   Swinton, SYOR Rail Station
   Pontefract, Tanshelf Rail Station
   Bristol, Temple Meads Rail Station
   Edinburgh, Waverley Rail Station
   Bramley, WYOR Rail Station

Transport facilities

 Place nameDescriptionNumber of services
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre College Grove Road Back Hatfield St  College Grove Rd Back Hatfield St, Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, College Grove Road 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Saville Street Arundel Street  Saville Street Arundel St, * 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Denby Dale Road Avondale Street  Denby Dale Road Avondale St, Garage 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Denby Dale Road Charlesworth Way  Denby Dale Rd Charlesworth Way, Cathedral Retail Park, Denby Dale Road 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Denby Dale Road  Denby Dale Road, Gala Bingo Club 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre George Street  G4 George Street, Post Office Sorting Office 
 Wakefield, Charlesworth Way Retail Park  Cathedral Retail Pk, Cathedral Retail Park, Charlesworth Way 18 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Charlesworth Way  Charlesworth Way, Retail Park 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Wood Street  P1 Wood Street, * 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Westmorland Street  S2 Westmorland Street, * 11 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre The Springs  The Springs, Olympia Leisure 25 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Wakefield The Springs  The Springs, * 14 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Kirkgate  Kirkgate, Warren House 52 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Wakefield Queen Street  Q1 - Wakefield Queen Street, * 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Northgate  N5 Northgate, Council Offices 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Rishworth Street  Rishworth Street, * 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Bond Street Newstead Road  Bond St Newstead Road, Dental Surgery, Bond Street 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Westgate End Makin Street  Westgate End Makin Street, White Hart PH 25 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Westgate Ings Road  Westgate Ings Road, * 26 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Providence Street  Providence Street, Adj Wakefield Bus Station 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Union Street  Union Street, Adj Wakefield Bus Station 97 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Back Duke Of York Street  Back Duke Of York Street, *, Jacobs Well Lane 12 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Jacobs Well Lane Duke Of York St  Back Duke Of York Street, Petrol Station, Jacobs Well Lane 11 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Quebec Street Westgate  Quebec Street Westgate, Unknown 
 Wakefield, George Street Rodney Yard  George Street Rodney Yard, Unknown 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Almshouse Lane Ridings  Almshouse Lane Ridings, The Ridings Shopping Centre 
 Wakefield, Ings Road  Ings Road, Trading Estate 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Ings Road  Ings Road, Westgate Retail & Leisure Park 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Smyth Street Westgate  Smyth Street Westgate, Unknown 
 Wakefield, Charlesworth Way Cineworld  Charlesworth Way Cineworld, Cineworld - Pizza Hut 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Mulberry Way  Westgate Stn, Wakefield Westgate Rail Station, Mulberry Way 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Cliff Lane Wakefield One  Wakefield One W1, Cliff Lane 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre N2 Northgate  N2 Northgate, Unknown 
 Wakefield, Kirkgate Rail Station K7  Kirkgate Rail Station K7, Wakefield Kirkgate Rail Station 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Union Street Smallpage Yard  Union Street Smallpage Yard, Unknown 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Plumpton Road Plumpton Place  Plumpton Road Plumpton Pl, * 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Victoria Avenue Henry Street  Victoria Ave Henry Street, *, Victoria Avenue 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Totem Wakefield Westgate Mulberry Way  Totem Wakefield Westgate - Mulberry Way, Unknown 
 Wakefield, Wakefield City Centre Wakefield Westgate Rail Station  Wakefield Westgate Rail Station, Unknown, Mulberry Street 

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