Public Transport: Useful Links and Resources

The web is packed with some really useful public transport related information, advice and resources. Below we have sought to highlight just a few websites which you may wish to check out if you don’t find the information you need within this website.

West Yorkshire Metro

The WY Metro is a great place to look for any information about public transport in West Yorkshire. You’ll find information on timetables, service updates, live bus times and tickets and passes for all of the operators across West Yorkshire. There’s even a journey planning tool on the website to help you when travelling by public transport across the region.

Wakefield Council Public Transport Pages

Wakefield Council have a webpage dedicated to information on public transport in the city. You’ll find information on the Free City Bus, discounted travel and links to journey planners.

Arriva Yorkshire

The Arriva website provides information on timetables, tickets, nearby bus stops, using their app, live bus arrivals and much more!

Station Information

All three of the local stations are managed by Northern Rail. All three have ticket machines available, cycle parking facilities and step free access to the whole station. View more detailed station information by following the links below.

Live Departures

To view live departures from the three local train station, including up to date information on any disruptions or changes that may affect your journey, follow the links below.

National Rail Travel Tools

National Rail Enquiries offer a number of tools to help you with your train travel information needs whilst you’re on the move. Alerts can be set up to provide you with text, email, app or Messenger notifications when your train is delayed or cancelled. TrainTracker offers live arrival / departure, timetable and fares information over the phone with no wait time.
To find out more about these tools and the other tools available, follow the link below.

Travelling by Train with a Bike

National Rail have a free resource tool, PlusBike, with all the information you need to plan a seamless journey when you take the train and you plan to cycle along the way. You can access information on facilities at the station including cycle parking spaces, cycle hire scheme and information about taking your bike on a train.