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Wakefield Westgate Train Station

Wakefield Westgate

Wakefield Westgate station
Mulberry Way
West Yorkshire


Ticket office opening hours:

Mon,Tue,Wed - 06:00 to 20:00
Saturday - 06:00 to 20:30
Sunday - 08:00 to 20:00

  • YES Waiting room
  • YES Ticket machine
  • YES Toilet
  • YES Impaired Access Staff

Station facilities

  • Accessibility
    • Accessible Public Telephones YES Yes
    • Accessible Taxis No
    • First Class Lounge YES Yes
    • Help Points YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Booking Office Counter YES Yes
    • Impared Access Staff YES Yes
    • Impared Access Ticket Gate YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Ticket Machines YES Yes
    • Induction Loop No
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down YES Yes
    • National Key Toilets YES Yes
    • Ramp for Train Access YES Yes
    • Wheel chairs Available YES Yes
    • Impaired Access Staff Help Hours Monday - Friday - 05:00 to 23:59
      Saturday - 05:00 to 23:59
      Sunday - 08:30 to 23:59
    • Accessible Taxis

      A small number are accessible, therefore advance notification (via station) ensures they are available when required

    • Booking Office Counter

      Travel Centre Floor Walkers will assist any disabled passengers unable to access the booking office window

    • Customer Help Point On Entry/Exit barriers to Long stay car park, also on Car park Pay on Foot machines
    • Helpline No
    • Impared Access Ticket Gate

      This station has Secure Station Accreditation

    • National Key Toilets The National key toilets are located on the Main Concourse; these toilets are operated by a radar key. A radar key is available from the Station Management Office on the Main Concourse.
    • Step Free Access

      This station has step free access to all platforms.

      This station is a category A station according to the Office of Rail and Road station classification system

      Lift access between Platforms 1 & 2.

      Wakefield has two RNIB 'Maps for All' -  located on the paved area outside the main entrance and inside the entrance from the short stay car park.

      Coverage: whole Station
    • Step Free Access Coverage Whole Station
  • Ticketing Services & Information
    • Oyster Pre-Pay No
    • Ticket Machine YES Yes
    • Customer Service Note In the booking hall.
    • Smartcard Notes Smartcard Issued: Yes
      Smartcard Validator: Yes

       Collection is available for Smart tickets bought online.

  • Ticketing Hours
    • Ticket Office Hours Mon,Tue,Wed - 06:00 to 20:00
      Saturday - 06:00 to 20:30
      Sunday - 08:00 to 20:00
  • Subway/transit
    • Metro: Availability No
  • Station Information
    • ATM YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
    • Bureau De Change No
    • Lost Property YES Yes
    • Post Box YES Yes
    • Shops No
    • Seated Area YES Yes
    • Station Buffet YES Yes
    • Showers No
    • Trolley YES Yes
    • Wifi No
    • Waiting Room YES Yes
    • Lost Property Phone number: 03457 225333
    • Lost Property: URL
    • Customer Service Note We welcome your feedback, suggestions and ideas to help us to make changes that can develop and grow our business.
    • Information Systems DepartureScreensAnnouncementsArrivalScreens
    • Lost Property Number 03457 225333
    • Staffing Level YES Yes
  • Station Seating Areas
    • First Class Lounge Hours Monday - Friday - 06:00 to 21:00
      Saturday - 06:00 to 20:30
      Sunday - 08:15 to 20:45
  • Station Location & Directions
    • Latitude 53.68174679
    • Longitude -1.505407662
  • Restrooms
    • Toilets YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
    • Toilets Note The toilets are located on Platform 1 and in the Waiting Room on Platform 2. The National key toilets are located on the Main Concourse; these toilets are operated by a RADAR key. A RADAR key is available from the Station Management Office on the Main Concourse.
  • Priority Lounge Information
    • First Class Lounge: Note


      Behind gateline. Adjacent to Station Management Centre. 

      Assistance dogs and other well behaved dogs on leads will be permitted in all London North Eastern Railway First Class Lounges

      Tickets Accepted 

      • Fully inter-available First Class Season Ticket (i.e. tickets not specific to one train company)
      • Any First Class Anytime ticket valid for travel on the London North Eastern Railway route
      • Any London North Eastern Railway First Class packages
      • First Advance (routed LNER/LNER & connections)
      • London North Eastern Railway First Class Reader Offer (routed LNER/LNER & connections)
      • London North Eastern Railway First Class Flat Fare (routed LNER/LNER & connections)
      • London North Eastern Railway Rewards First Class Leisure Single (routed LNER /LNER & connections)
      • London North Eastern Railway Self Print First Class Upgrade voucher (routed LNER /LNER & connections)
      • Inclusive Tour Tickets (Superbreak etc.)
      • Weekend First

      Restricted tickets 

      • All First Class tickets valid only on other train operators, including Caledonian Sleepers. 



      TV, newspapers


      Complimentary: tea/coffee/hot chocolate/orange juice/water/ biscuits 





  • Parking
    • Car Parking Details Parking 1:

      For a map of how to get to the car park, please click here.

      Name: Multi Storey Car Park
      Spaces: 900
      Off-peak: £5.00
      PerHour: £0.70
      Daily: £11.00
      Weekly: £44.00
      Monthly: £164.00
      ThreeMonthly: £329.00
      SixMonthly: N/A
      Annual: £1099.00
      Saturday: £5.00
      Sunday: £5.00

      Friday - Monday long weekend parking - £12.00, purchase tickets on the day.

      Number Accessible Spaces: 19
      Accessible Spaces Note: Parking is chargeable for all vehicles
      Accessible Car Park Equipment: Yes
      Cctv: No
      Monday - Friday - open 24h
      Saturday - open 24h
      Sunday - open 24h

      Parking 2:

      Operator Name: London North Eastern Railway
      Name: Forecourt
      Spaces: 0
      Off-peak: N/A
      PerHour: £2.00
      Daily: N/A
      Weekly: N/A
      Monthly: N/A
      ThreeMonthly: N/A
      SixMonthly: N/A
      Annual: N/A
      Saturday: N/A
      Sunday: N/A

      Accessible Spaces Note: Parking is chargeable for all vehicles
      Accessible Car Park Equipment: Yes
      Cctv: No

  • Phones, Internet & Wi-fi
    • Station Amenities: Telephone YES Yes
    • Web Kiosk: Available No
    • Station Amenities: Wi-Fi Find WiFi Hotspots around Wakefield Westgate station ( )
  • Other transportation
    • Rail Replacement Services

      Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stop (W9) in the short-stay car park.

  • Other amenities
    • Tourist Information Office No
    • Waiting Room YES Yes
    • Other SATURDAY
      06:00:00 - 21:00:00
      08:30:00 - 21:00:00
      06:00:00 - 21:00:00
    • Waiting Room Note

      This station has heated waiting rooms available. Seating is available at an accessible height in the waiting room and on platforms

      Platform 2. There is a 1st Class waiting room on platform 1. Open hours: Monday - Friday 05:00 - 21:00. Saturday 05:00 - 20:30. Sunday 08:00 - 21:00

    • Waiting Room Open Note Closed until further notice
  • Dining and Shopping
    • Dining & Shopping: Shops No
    • Dining & Shopping: Station Buffet YES Yes
  • Cycle Storage
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Closed Circuit TV YES Yes
    • Location Front of station
    • Sheltered YES Yes
    • Spaces 30
    • Type Stands
  • Bus information
    • Bus Service: Availability YES Yes
    • Bus Service: Note Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format  here (
  • Baggage Services
    • Left Luggage: Available No
    • Left Luggage: URL
  • Alternative Station Code
    • National Location Code WKF
    • Sixteen Character Name WAKEFIELD WESTGT
  • Taxi Information
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Note Wakefield Westgate is alarge station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operators who accept bookings include Fleet 01924 379615.
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