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Wakefield Kirkgate Train Station

Wakefield Kirkgate

Wakefield Kirkgate station
Monk Street
West Yorkshire


Ticket office opening hours:

no information

  • NO Waiting room
  • YES Ticket machine
  • NO Toilet
  • NO Impaired Access Staff

Wakefield Kirkgate train station is situated just a short walk from Wakefield town centre and connects travellers to nearby Leeds and other West Yorkshire towns and cities such as Bradford and Halifax. Trains to Wakefield Kirkgate also run South to Nottingham and London King’s Cross.

Station facilities

Station message:

The station is home to Grand Central's First Class lounge, available to First Class ticket holders from any train company.

  • Accessibility
    • Helpline Contact URL
    • Step Free Access

      Category A station, please note there are no tactile pavings at this station - Scooter Friendly Station - Station is unstaffed. However no access problems for mobility impaired or elderly  customers as the access to the platforms is via ramped subway.

      Coverage: whole Station
    • Accessible Public Telephones No
    • Accessible Taxis No
    • First Class Lounge YES Yes
    • Help Points YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Booking Office Counter No
    • Impared Access Staff No
    • Impared Access Ticket Gate No
    • Impaired Accessible Ticket Machines YES Yes
    • Induction Loop No
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down No
    • National Key Toilets No
    • Ramp for Train Access YES Yes
    • Wheel chairs Available No
    • Impaired Access Helpline Hours Monday - Sunday - open 24h
    • Helpline YES Yes
    • Helpline Contact Details 0800 138 5560 text relay 18001 0800 138 5560
    • Step Free Access Coverage Whole Station
  • Other amenities
    • Tourist Information Office No
    • Waiting Room No
    • Waiting Room Note There are no waiting rooms provided at the station. Shelters are provided on both platforms
  • Subway/transit
    • Metro: Availability No
  • Station Hours
    • Station Hours


  • Restrooms
    • Toilets No
    • Baby Change No
  • Phones, Internet & Wi-fi
    • Station Amenities: Telephone No
    • Web Kiosk: Available No
    • Station Amenities: Wi-Fi Find WiFi Hotspots around Wakefield Kirkgate station (
    • Telephone: Usage Type Cards And Coins
  • Other transportation
    • Cycle Hire YES Yes
    • Rail Replacement Services

       Pick Up / Drop Off outside the station entrance.

  • Baggage Services
    • Left Luggage: Available No
    • Left Luggage: URL
  • Alternative Station Code
    • National Location Code WKK
    • Sixteen Character Name WAKEFIELD KIRKGT
  • Ticketing Services & Information
    • Pre-Purchase Collection YES Yes
    • Oyster Pre-Pay No
    • Ticket Machine YES Yes
    • Smartcard Notes Smartcard Issued: Yes
      Smartcard Validator: No
      More information at
  • Station Information
    • ATM No
    • Baby Change No
    • Post Box No
    • Station Buffet YES Yes
    • Lost Property: URL
    • Bureau De Change No
    • Lost Property YES Yes
    • Shops No
    • Seated Area No
    • Showers No
    • Trolley No
    • Wifi No
    • Waiting Room No
    • Lost Property Phone number: 08002006060
    • Lost Property Number 8002006060
    • Staffing Level YES Yes
  • Station Location & Directions
    • Latitude 53.67898718
    • Longitude -1.488256596
  • Rental Car
    • Availability No
  • Parking
    • Car Parking Details Phone number: 0800 200 6060

      Operator Name: Northern
      Name: Carpark is now open as of 29th August 2015
      Spaces: 43
      Off-peak: N/A
      PerHour: N/A
      Daily: £2.00
      Weekly: £8.00
      Monthly: £25.00
      ThreeMonthly: N/A
      SixMonthly: N/A
      Annual: £250.00
      Saturday: N/A
      Sunday: N/A

      Season Tickets available from the Travel Centre at Leeds City Station 

      Number Accessible Spaces: 6
      Accessible Car Park Equipment: Yes
      Cctv: No
      Monday - Friday - open 24h
      Saturday - open 24h
      Sunday - open 24h
  • Dining and Shopping
    • Dining & Shopping: Shops No
    • Dining & Shopping: Station Buffet YES Yes
  • Cycle Storage
    • Closed Circuit TV YES Yes
    • Type Lockers
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Cycle Hire: Note Cycle 01924 311234
    • Location in the station car park
    • Note

      Cycle racks available in the station car park

    • Sheltered no
    • Spaces 6
  • Bus information
    • Bus Service: Availability YES Yes
    • Bus Service: Note (   Arriva and First both operate a network of frequent local bus routes around Wakefield and west Yorkshire . For route maps and timetables: ( and (   Buy a Wakefield PLUSBUS ticket with your train ticket, for discount price unlimited bus travel around the city. For details: ( The FreeCityBus service links Wakefield Kirkgate rail station with Wakefield Westgate station, the main Bus Station and various attractions in the town centre. For information about all buses in west Yorkshire visit: (
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