Silkwood Gate Wakefield

When you move to your new home, why not take a look at the bus services in this area. We believe you will be surprised with the quality and level of service on local routes.

Silkwood Gate benefits from a comprehensive network of bus services offering regular links to destinations including Wakefield, Ossett, White Rose Centre, Leeds City Centre, Dewsbury, Mirfield, Cleckheaton, Bradford and Halifax.

Services 117 and the Max 268A stop on Dewsbury Road directly outside Silkwood Gate. Several more services stop just a short walk away; service 102 stops on Broadway and the 102, 119 and 120 stop on Waterton Road.

Timetables for each service can be found to the right, whilst a map illustrating the route of all bus services within Wakefield can be found within the links below.

Once in Wakefield, take advantage of the FreeCityBus

Metro’s freecitybus links key locations around Wakefield city centre including Westgate train station, Kirkgate train station, the bus station, shops and retail parks.

The service also serves The Hepworth Gallery at Wakefield Waterfront between 0930 and 1500, Monday to Saturday. Further information can be found by clicking here

FREE public transport for a year

As a new resident at Silkwood Gate you could claim a free annual MetroCard, providing free travel on local bus and rail services for a year. Each household is able to cliam either a free MetroCard OR a free bike.

Online journey planner

The easiest way to plan a journey by public transport 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.

Bus Routes & Timetables:

  • Service 117 (Arriva)

    Wakefield -Dewsbury Road - Ossett - Leeds

    To view and download the full timetable click here
  • Max 268A (Arriva)

    Wakefield – Ossett – Dewsbury – Heckmondwike – Cleckheaton – Bradford

    To view and download the full timetable click here
  • Service 102 (Arriva)

    Eastmoor – Sandal – Wakefield – Lupset – Ossett – Healey

    To view and download the full timetable click here
  • Service 119/120 (Arriva)

    Lupset – Horbury – Ossett – Batley

    To view and download the full timetable click here
  • All other services

    To view and download timetables for any other bus service within West Yorkshire you should visit the West Yorkshire Metro website - click here

Further useful links:

  • Wakefield Bus Maps

    Check out the West Yorkshire Metro website for a range of maps from Wakefield and beyond, including a useful plan illustrating the location of city centre bus stops.
  • Tickets

    There are many ways of paying for bus travel, whether you use the bus every day or just for one off journeys.

    For more information have a look at either the Metro website or Arriva's own ticket information pages click here
  • Follow Metro on Twitter and Facebook

    To be kept up to date with the latest news, have a look at: Twitter or Facebook
  • YourNextBus - Live Departure Times

    You can track the progress of your bus to check whether it’s running early or late. You can track the progress of your bus to check whether it’s running early or late. You can do this online or by text. Simply enter the service number, stop number or postcode on the West Yorkshire Metro website: click here