Getting here by bus

Travelling by bus can be quicker than commuting by car through peak hour traffic congestion and you don’t have to find somewhere to park once you get there. There’s also the costs of car travel to consider: vehicle purchase, fuel, MOT, tax, maintenance and servicing – it all adds up!

Online Journey Planner

Routes & Timetables

Wakefield Bus Maps

Live Departure Times

MCard Discounts

The easiest way to plan your journey by bus is to use the Metro Online Journey Planner. Simply enter your journey start and end points and the times you wish to travel, and the online tool will do the rest.

To visit the journey planner click here

435/436: Wakefield – Calder Grove – Scissett – Denby Dale – Holmfirth

Operated by Yorkshire Tiger, services 435 and 436 combine to provide an hourly service throughout the day and evening. The closest bus stops to Calder Park, for both east and westbound services, are located on Denby Dale Road.

A timetable for the service can be downloaded by clicking here

443/444 – Hall Green > Durkar > Wakefield > Rothwell > Leeds

This service operates between Leeds and Hall Green, via Wakefield and Rothwell, approximately every 30 minutes (after the morning peak hour) throughout the day. The service is jointly operated by Tates Travel, Stagecoach and Arriva. The closest bus stops to Calder Park, for both east and westbound services, are located on Durkar Low Lane, near to its junction with Denby Dale Road.

A timetable for the service can be downloaded by clicking here

97 – Barnsley > Darton > Durkar > Wakefield

This service operates between Barnsley and Wakefield bus station, via Durkar, approximately every 30 minutes throughout the day. The service is operated by Tates Travel. The closest bus stops to Calder Park, for both east and westbound services, are located on Durkar Low Lane, near to its junction with Denby Dale Road.

A timetable for the service can be downloaded by clicking here

A map illustrating the route of all bus services across Wakefield can be downloaded by clicking here.

Also available via the West Yorkshire Metro website are a range of additional maps from Wakefield and beyond, including a useful plan illustrating the location of city centre bus stops.

You can now track the progress of your bus to check whether it is running early or late. Simply enter the service number, stop number or postcode on the West Yorkshire Metro website – click here.

A map illustrating each of the bus stops within West Yorkshire can be found here, which can be used to identify and stop number and to view live departure information.

If you regularly make the same trip by bus, train or a combination of the two within West Yorkshire, you can make great savings by buying an MCard (formerly known as Metrocard). To find out more about ticketing options click here.

What’s more, if your employer is signed up to the West Yorkshire Travel Plan Network, you can save an extra 15% on the cost of a season ticket – contact the Travel Plan Coordinator (info@traveltocalderpark.co.uk) to find out if you can take advantage of this great offer.