Wakefield Westgate Train Station

Wakefield Westgate train station (WKF)

Wakefield Westgate train station
Mulberry Way
West Yorkshire
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Staffing level Full time
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Ticket office information

In the booking hall.

Ticket office opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 06:00 - 19:00
  • Saturday: 07:00 - 19:00
  • Sunday: 09:00 - 16:00
Pre-purchase collection Yes
Ticket machine Yes
Oyster cards issued here No
Use Oyster cards here No
Smartcards issued here Yes
Top up Smartcards here Yes
Validate Smartcards here Yes
Smartcards information

Collection is available for Smart tickets bought online.

Penalty fares Applicable Operators: GR
Customer service information

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This station has Secure Station Accreditation

Left luggage No
Left luggage contact details

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Lost property opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 09:00 - 16:00
Lost property contact details

Telephone: 03457 225333

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

First class lounge opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 06:00 - 21:00
  • Saturday: 06:00 - 20:30
  • Sunday: 08:15 - 20:45
First class lounge information


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





Seated area available
Waiting room opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 06:00 - 21:00
  • Saturday: 06:00 - 21:00
  • Sunday: 08:30 - 21:00
Waiting room information

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

Trolleys available
Station buffet available Yes
Station buffet information

Coffee shop and various food outlets available for refreshments

Toilets available Yes
Toilets information

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.

Baby changing facilities available Yes
Showers Unknown
Telephones available Yes
Wifi available No
Wifi information

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Post box available Yes
ATM available Yes
Bureau de change available Unknown
Helpline information

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here .

Helpline contact details


03457 225 225 or 18001 03457 225 225 (Text relay service)

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Staff help information

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.

Staff help opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 05:00 - 23:59
  • Saturday: 05:00 - 23:59
  • Sunday: 08:30 - 23:59
Induction loop available Yes
Accessible ticket machines available Yes
Accessible booking office counter available

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

Ramp for train access available
Accessible taxis information

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

National Key toilets available Yes
National Key toilets information

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 coverage Whole station
Step free access information

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.

Ticket gates exist
Impaired mobility set down available Yes
Cycle storage available Yes
Cycle storage number of spaces 30
Cycle storage sheltered Yes
Cycle storage CCTV Yes
Cycle storage location

Front of station

Cycle storage types
  • Stands
Car park 1 Multi Storey Car Park
Car park 1 spaces 900
Car park 1 opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 24 hours
  • Saturday: 24 hours
  • Sunday: 24 hours
Car park 1 charges
  • Per hour: £0.90
  • Daily: £11.50
  • Weekly: £46.00
  • Monthly: £122.50
  • Annual: £1,925.00
Car park 1 contact details

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Car park 2 Forecourt
Car park 2 operator London North Eastern Railway
Car park 2 charges
  • Per hour: £2.00
Car park 2 contact details

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Rail replacement information

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

Taxi rank information

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.

Bus services information

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