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  • Wakefield freecitybus

    Wakefield freecitybus service provides free travel between key locations around the city centre.


    Wakefield freecitybus timetable and route (pdf, 1mb - opens in a new window)


    Metro's freecitybus links key locations around Wakefield city centre including Westgate train station, Kirkgate train station, the bus station, shops and retail parks. This includes Trinity and The Ridings Centre along with the Ings Road, Cathedral and Westgate Retail and Leisure Parks.


    The service also serves The Hepworth Gallery at Wakefield Waterfront.

    Route Change

    The opening of the new Wakefield Westgate rail station on Sunday 22 December means means a change of the freecitybus route.

    From Monday 23 December, after travelling up Wakefield’s Westgate, the freecitybus will turn left onto Mulberry Way and along to the new station site where there is a dedicated stop.

    After pulling out of the station, the service will continue along Mulberry Way and then turn right where it will serve a new stop in front of the Council’s Wakefield One building. The freecitybus then continues back to Westgate, via Drury Lane, where it resumes its current route.

    Download the new Wakefield freecitybus route leaflet- (pdf, 1004k - opens in a new window).


    Buses run every 10-12 minutes from 0730 to 1840, Monday to Fridays and between 0830 and 1700 on Saturdays.

    All journeys on the Wakefield freecitybus are free. Each vehicle is fully accessible and can carry one wheelchair at a time.

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