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with 300 trains stopping daily

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Getting around

By car

Just a few miles drive to major motorways M62 and M1, the road links around Huddersfield are excellent. Two international airports – Manchester Airport and Leeds Bradford International Airport - are less than an hour’s drive and you can get to the East Coast ports within approximately an hour and a half.

See Journey times for more details.

By train

Huddersfield railway station is one of the busiest in the area with nearly 300 trains stopping daily. The town is a main stop along the Transpennine Express route, which operates a fast and frequent service between Liverpool, Manchester stations (including Manchester International Airport), Leeds, York, Newcastle and Hull. Local rail services are operated by Northern Rail and provide a direct link to the city of Sheffield as well as smaller commuter towns and villages. The nearby towns of Brighouse and Wakefield offer direct links to London

By bus

The region is served by a comprehensive bus service. Most bus services in the area are provided by subsidiaries of Arriva, Stagecoach and First Bus. Journey planners are available online.

Car parking

Car parking is available within private and council run car parks throughout the area. Kirklees Council manages around 95 free and ‘pay and display’ car parks and over 1,300 on street ‘pay and display’ spaces.

Parking costs for council-managed facilities vary depending on location and are clearly displayed at each car park or parking area.