Wakefield Westgate


Wakefield Westgate station
Mulberry Way
West Yorkshire

Station information


Staffing level

Full time

Cash Machines

Baby Changing


Coffee shop and various food outlets available for refreshments

Self-Service Fastticket


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 https://www.orr.gov.uk/media/10955.

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.

Staff can deploy station ramps at all times when trains are operating through this station to help customers who need step-free access board any train at this station. Where in circumstances beyond our control station staff are not available, on train staff can deploy the on board ramp if necessary.

Accessible Ticket Machines

Accessible Booking Office Counter

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

Staff Help Available

Opening hours
Monday - Friday
05:00 - 23:59
05:00 - 23:59
08:30 - 23:59
When arriving for booked or turn-up-and-go assistance, the meeting point is the Customer Information Point, located on the main concourse. Staff are available to provide Passenger Assist at all times that trains are operating for customers who have booked or who travel as turn-up-and-go. Assistance is available both to board/alight trains and also navigating around the station.

Seated Area

Customer Help Points

On Entry/Exit barriers to Long stay car park, also on Car park Pay on Foot machines

Waiting Room

Opening hours
Monday - Friday
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00

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


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. Toilet opening hours are at all times that the station is open.

Wheelchairs Available

Ramp For Train Access

Induction Loop

Impaired Mobility Set Down

Car Parking

Car Parking

Multi Storey Car Park

Spaces - 900
Off-peak: £6.75
Per Hour: £2.00
Per Day: £11.50
Weekly: £46.00
Monthly: £N/A
Three Months: £N/A
Six Months: £N/A
Annual: £1265.00


Spaces - 0
Off-peak: £N/A
Per Hour: £2.00
Per Day: £N/A
Weekly: £N/A
Monthly: £N/A
Three Months: £N/A
Six Months: £N/A
Annual: £N/A


Bus/Travel link

Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here

Taxi Rank

Wakefield Westgate is a large 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.

First Class

First Class Lounge

Opening hours

Monday - Friday
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 20:30
08:15 - 20:00


Behind gateline. Adjacent to Station Management Centre. 

Assistance dogs and other well behaved dogs on leads will be permitted in all LNER 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 LNER route
  • Any LNER First Class packages
  • First Advance (routed LNER/LNER & connections)
  • LNER First Class Reader Offer (routed LNER/LNER & connections)
  • LNER First Class Flat Fare (routed LNER/LNER & connections)
  • LNER Self Print First Class Upgrade voucher (routed LNER/LNER & connections)
  • Inclusive Tour Tickets 
  • 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 





Travel centre opening hours

Monday - Friday
06:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 16:00

In the booking hall.

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