Public transport

We encourage our staff, patients and visitors to use public transport where possible - this helps ease congestion and saves car parking spaces for those who must use a car.

Travelling by bus

For details of the bus routes that service our hospitals you can contact:

MetroLine on 0113 245 7676. Metroline is open from 7am to 10pm daily (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day).

Or use Metro’s online Journey Planner  at

Pinderfields Hospital shuttle - there is a shuttle bus service (no 111) between Wakefield Bus Station and the Pinderfields Hospital main entrance with stops along the way. 

View the timetable

Travelling by train

If travelling by train, the stations which would be needed to get to one of our hospitals are:

  • Pontefract - Baghill, Tanshelf and Monkhill stations
  • Dewsbury station
  • Wakefield - Westgate and Kirkgate stations 

For train times please visit the Metro website 

For help with getting to our hospitals from the train station please use the MetroLine information above.

By taxi

There are freephone direct lines to local taxi companies and these can be booked from any of our hospitals by using the freephones which are situated in the main entrances in all of our hospitals. 

Travel refunds 

Patients on low income, or who are the dependants of those in receipt of such benefits, may be able to claim a refund for treatment but not for visiting. For further advice please contact the Benefits Agency on freephone 0800 666555.