Outwood, Wakefield Westgate and Wakefield Kirkgate train stations can all be easily accessed from Kingsbury Meadows.

It takes around 20 minutes to walk to Westgate Station, 25 minutes to Kirkgate Station or 30 minutes to Outwood. Alternatively, each station has secure cycle parking facilities, or can be accessed using bus services that run along Outwood Road and Bradford Road.

Wakefield Westgate is served by frequent services to Leeds, Rotherham, Meadowhall, Sheffield, Doncaster and Huddersfield and also provides journeys to places further afield such as Plymouth, London, Edinburgh and Glasgow Central. Wakefield Kirkgate provides frequent services to Leeds, Barnsley, Meadowhall, Sheffield, Nottingham, Huddersfield and London Kings Cross.

The easiest way to plan a journey by train is to use one of the online rail enquiry websites, such as National Rail Enquiries. Simply select the station you wish to travel from and to, and the dates/times, and the planner will not only tell you which trains you could catch, but will also tell you how much your journey will cost and then let you book your tickets.

Further Useful Links:

  • Personalised Pocket Timetables

    You can create a personalised timetable at the National Rail Website, and download it as a PDF for printing. You can do this for up to 3 departure or arrival stations and you can choose your date and time of travel that is best suited for you. Timetables are available for the next 12 weeks and will include any known changes to train times.

    To create a personalised train timetable, click here
  • Tickets

    One of the easiest ways to pay for a journey by train is to use a handy website or app, such as TrainLine. Simply enter your journey details and you will be forwarded to payment options.

    Alternatively, it is possible to buy a ticket at the station or on the train (although booking in advance can make it much cheaper).

    If your journey by train is frequent, it is likely to better to buy a season ticket. This can be between two stations (see links below) or if within West Yorkshire can be for different zones. To find out more about ticket options offered by WY Metro please click here
  • Live Departures

    View live departure information for Wakefield Westgate station by clicking here

    View live departure information for Wakefield Kirkgate station by clicking here

    View live departure information for Outwood station by clicking here
  • Station Information

    Click here to find out what facilities are available at Wakefield Westgate station.

    To find out what facilities are available at Wakefield Kirkgate station click here
  • Travel tools

    National Rail Enquiries has a whole host of useful tools to make planning your trip and travelling by train really easy. Click here to access a train tracker tool, a range of phone and web apps.
  • Rail Cards

    Did you know that there are a number of railcard offers available, including the ‘Two Together’ and the ‘Family and Friends’ Railcard where you can get great discounts on rail travel when travelling either with one other person or with the whole family? Both Railcards can be obtained through the Railcard website, which can be accessed here
  • Season Ticket Cost Calculator

    If you are making the same journey on 3 or more days a week a season ticket is likely to offer better value than daily tickets. Season tickets are valid for 7 consecutive days or for any period from a calendar month up to a year.

    For further details and to calculate how much you can save please click here

    If you regularly make journeys that involve catching both the train and bus you may benefit from PLUSBUS, a discount price bus pass that you can buy with your train ticket. PLUSBUS grants you unlimited bus and tram travel across 290 towns and cities across the UK. To find out whether you would benefit from PLUSBUS click here
  • Commuter Club

    Annual rail travel can offer great savings when compared to weekly or monthly rail tickets. However, due to the upfront cost, an annual ticket may not be the most attractive option for everyone. Commuter Club allows you to split the cost of annual travel over the course of 11 months so that you don’t have to pay the upfront cost.

    To find out more please click here