Pontefract is within the West Yorkshire council area, a sample local postcode is WF8 4JY. Its population is roughly 30,000. Shown below is information about bus, express coach and rail transport (plus a few other local facilities) around Pontefract.





bus stops


Bus and coach Services

 Bus and coach Services
There are 120 local bus services from Pontefract, listed here.

A list of destinations is shown further down this page. Click here for a list of the local transport providers. For more comprehensive information about the local transport facilities (including a listing of bus stops) click here.
Click here to book Megabus services from Pontefract.

Train Services

  Train Services
There is a train station nearby.

Click here for train bookings and services from the nearest station to Pontefract.


A map of Pontefract can be found here. To buy local maps of Pontefract click here. You can also obtain an Ordnance Survey map centered on Pontefract.


Various accommodation is available local to Pontefract such as Premier Inn and Travelodge. Also holiday cottages are available, for other accommodation options, click here.

Other local services

Local hospitals with transport services include:
    Pontefract, Southgate General Hospital
Other local services
Advice about attractions and hotels near Pontefract from Trip Advisor is available here, taxis can be booked here. Books about Pontefract are available here.

Google Earth

Google Earth
A KML file for Pontefract's transport services is available here. This can be loaded into the Google Earth client (downloadable for free here) if you have it.
Please read the notes on data accuracy.

Map of Bus services from Pontefract

Map of Bus services from Pontefract Map of bus services from Pontefract 

Destinations by direct local bus from Pontefract.
Destinations shown in bold offer access to express coach or train services.
Click on any place name below to get details of the local bus service from Pontefract:

   Selby, Abbots Road Estate
   Ackworth Moor Top
   Glasshoughton, Airedale ASDA
   Hemsworth, Arts and Community Academy
   Barnsdale Bar
   Wakefield, Belle Isle
   Belle Vue
   Burton Salmon
   Hemsworth, Bus Station
   Leeds, Bus Station
   Pontefract, Bus Station
   Selby, Bus Station
   South Elmsall, Bus Station
   Wakefield, Bus Station
   Brotherton, Byram Park Estate
   Campsall, Campsmount High School
   Chapel Haddlesey
   Selby, College
   Cridling Stubbs
   Leeds, Crown Point
   Cundy Cross
   Castleford, Cutsyke Lumley Street Dist
   East Hardwick
   Wakefield, East Moor
   Pontefract, Eastbourne
   Glasshoughton, Freeport/Junction 32
   Doncaster, Frenchgate Interchange
   Pontefract, General Infirmary
   Wakefield, Heath
   Wakefield, Heath Common
   High Ackworth
   Carleton, High School
   Hemsworth, High School
   Hoyle Mill
   Hut Green
   Sherburn in Elmet, Industrial Estate
   Barnsley, Interchange
   John O Gaunts
   Pontefract, Kings High School
   Kirk Smeaton
   Little Houghton
   Little Smeaton
   Low Ackworth
   Lower Mickletown
   South Elmsall, Manor Farm Estate
   Methley, Methley Lane Hospital
   South Elmsall, Minsthorpe High School/
   Monk Fryston
   Pontefract, Monkhill
   Pontefract, Monkhill Rail Station
   Askern, Moss Road School
   New Sharlston
   North Elmsall
   North Featherstone
   Old Snydale
   Carcroft, Owston
   Wakefield, Pinderfields Hospital
   Glasshoughton, Premier Inn
   Purston Jaglin
   Upton, Rose Estate
   Toll Bar, School
   Sherburn in Elmet
   Knottingley, Simpsons Lane Estate
   South Elmsall
   South Hiendley
   Wakefield, South Hiendley Holgate Hosp
   South Kirkby
   South Milford
   Pontefract, Southgate General Hospital
   Moorthorpe, St Joseph School
   Featherstone, St Wilfrids School
   Womersley, Stapleton
   Pontefract, Tanshelf Rail Station
   Thorpe Audlin
   Leeds, Thwaite Gate
   Toll Bar
   Selby, War Memorial Hospital
   Barnsley, West Green
   Whitley Bridge
   Willow Park
   Brierley, Willowgarth High School
   Wakefield, Wragby
   Doncaster, York Road

Destinations by direct train from Pontefract. (for rail bookings click here.)
Click on any place name below to get details of the train service from Pontefract:

   Wakefield, Kirkgate Rail Station
   Church Fenton
   Sherburn in Elmet
   Whitley Bridge
   Swinton, SYOR Rail Station

Transport facilities

 Place nameDescriptionNumber of services
 Castleford, Townville Spittal Hardwick Lane Ridgedale Mount  Spittal Hardwick Lane Ridgedale Mount, * 
 Castleford, Townville Spittal Hardwick Lane Fairy Hill Lane  Spittal Hardwick Ln Fairy Hill Lane, Blind Hardwick Farm, Spittal Hardwick Lane 
 Pontefract, Knottingley Road Stump Cross Lane  Knottingley Rd Stump Cross Lane, *, Knottingley Road 
 Pontefract, Knottingley Road Sowgate Lane  Knottingley Rd Stump Cross Lane, *, Knottingley Road 
 Pontefract, Park Road Racecourse  Park Road Racecourse, Pontefract Race Course 
 Pontefract, Park Road Retail Park  Park Road Retail Park, Pontefract Race Course - Park Rd Retail Pk 
 Pontefract, Park Road Rail Bridge  Park Road Rail Bridge, Park Side Hotel 
 Pontefract, Park Road Park Lane  Park Rd Park Lane, Pontefract Tanshelf Railway Station, Park Road 
 Pontefract, Bondgate Box Lane  Bondgate Box Lane, Garage 
 Pontefract, South Baileygate North Baileygate  South Baileygate North Baileygate, Old Church 
 Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way  Southgate Jubilee Way, Friarwood Gardens 26 
 Pontefract, Wakefield Road Banks Avenue  Wakefield Rd Banks Avenue, *, Wakefield Road 15 
 Pontefract, Wakefield Road Beechwood Avenue  Wakefield Rd Beechwood Avenue, *, Wakefield Road 
 Pontefract, Wakefield Road Beechwood Crescent  Wakefield Rd Beechwood Crescent, *, Wakefield Road 17 
 Pontefract, Wakefield Road Drivers Row  Wakefield Road Kings Mead, * 17 
 Pontefract, Wakefield Road Kings Mead  Wakefield Rd Kings Mead, Londis Convenience Store, Wakefield Road 11 
 Pontefract, Mill Hill Road Mayors Walk  Mill Hill Road Mayors Walk, * 10 
 Pontefract, Park Lane Portland Avenue  Park Lane Portland Ave, College 
 Pontefract, Stuart Road Newport Street  Stuart Road Colonels Walk, Haribo Factory 10 
 Pontefract, Stuart Road Colonels Walk  Stuart Road Colonels Walk, Garage 14 
 Pontefract, Stuart Road Finkle Street  Stuart Road Swimming Baths, * 13 
 Pontefract, Northgate Spink Lane  Northgate Spink Lane, The Maltings - Opp Church 11 
 Pontefract, Skinner Lane Northgate Lodge  Skinner Lane Northgate Lodge, St Giles CE School 
 Pontefract, North Baileygate Mill Dam Lane  North Baileygate Mill Dam Lane, Pontefract Castle - Pontefract Monkhill Rail Stn, Newroyd Road 11 
 Pontefract, Baghill Lane Industrial Estate  Baghill Lane Industrial Estate, All Saints Industrial Estate 
 Pontefract, Grove Road Frairwood Lane  Grove Rd Frairwood Lane, Council Offices, Grove Road 
 Pontefract, Friarwood Lane Southgate  Friarwood Lane Southgate, Garage - Pontefract Baghill Rail Stn 
 Pontefract, Carleton Glen General Hosiptal  Carleton Glen General Infirmary, Pontefract General Hospital 
 Pontefract, Halfpenny Lane St Giles Avenue  Halfpenny Lane St Giles Ave, * 
 Pontefract, Love Lane St Oswalds Avenue  Love Lane St Oswalds Ave, * 
 Pontefract, School Services  St Josephs School, *, Love Lane 
 Pontefract, South Baileygate Baghill Lane  South Baileygate Baghill Lane, * 
 Pontefract, Ackworth Road Hardwick Court  Ackworth Road Hardwick Court, * 11 
 Castleford, Townville Spittal Hardwick Lane Blind Hardwick Farm  Spittal Hardwick Ln Fairy Hill Lane, M62 Motorway - Blind Hardwick House, Spittal Hardwick Lane 
 Pontefract, Beechwood Avenue Beechwood  Beechwood Avenue Beechwood, * 
 Pontefract, Love Lane Oswalds Avenue  Love Ln St Oswalds Ave, *, Love Lane 
 Pontefract, Ferrybridge Road Orchard Head Lane  Ferrybridge Rd Orchard Head Lane, Nelson Leap PH, Ferrybridge Road 10 
 Pontefract, Grove Road Priory Chase  Hospital Car Park, Opposite Hospital Car Park, Grove Road 
 Pontefract, Grove Road Churchbalk Lane  Grove Rd Churchbalk Lane, Unknown, Grove Road 
 Pontefract, Grove Road Friarwood Lane  Grove Road Friarwood Ln, Opp Pontefract General Hospital 
 Pontefract, Horsefair  Horsefair, Pontefract Bus Station, Horse Fair 
 Pontefract, Spital Hardwick Lane Ridgedale Mount  Spittal Hardwick Lane Ridgedale Mount, Unknown 
 Pontefract  Horsefair, Unknown 
 Pontefract, Halfpenny Lane Camp Mount  Halfpenny Lane Camp Mount, Government Offices 
 Pontefract, Halfpenny Lane Ryder Close  Halfpenny Lane Ryder Close, * 
 Pontefract, Halfpenny Lane Park Place  Halfpenny Lane Park Place, * 
 Pontefract, Westbourne Road Westbourne Avenue  Westbourne Rd Westbourne Avenue, *, Westbourne Road 
 Pontefract, Westbourne Road Mill Hill Lane  Westbourne Rd Mill Hill Lane, *, Westbourne Road 
 Pontefract, Mill Hill Avenue Mill Hill Lane  Mill Hill Avenue Mill Hill Ln, * 
 Pontefract, Pontefract Baghill Rail Station  Pontefract Baghill Rail Station, Unknown, Station Lane 
 Pontefract, Pontefract Monkhill Rail Station  Pontefract Monkhill Rail Station, Unknown, * 
 Pontefract, Pontefract Tanshelf Rail Station  Pontefract Tanshelf Rail Station, Unknown, * 

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