Bus Travel can provide a convenient and cost effective alternative to the car for some. Your closest bus stops are on Pool Road, just a short walk away from your home at Garnett Wharfe. From here frequent services run to Otley, Menston, Ilkley and Keighley. Alternatively, you can walk to the bus station – it’s just a 15-minute walk away on Crossgate – from here you can catch the bus to Harrogate, Menston railway station and Leeds.

The nearest train station to Garnett Wharfe is Menston, approximately 4km away. The station can be easily reached by bike in around 30 minutes and there are cycle storage facilities available. Furthermore, there are a range of frequent bus services that run between Otley bus station and Menston train station.

Frequent services to destinations such as Ilkley, Leeds and Bradford Forster Square run from Menston. Leeds is a key interchange for national rail services where trains run to destinations such as Manchester, Middlesbrough, Liverpool and London Kings Cross. The journey time from Menston to Leeds is just 20 minutes.

FREE public transport for a year

As a new resident at Garnett Wharfe you could claim a free annual MCard, providing free travel on local bus and rail services for a year. Each household is able to claim one free MCard.


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.

Further useful links:

  • Leeds Bus Maps

    A map illustrating the route of all bus services within Leeds can be downloaded by clicking here

    Also available via the West Yorkshire Metro website are a range of additional maps from Leeds 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
  • 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 now track the progress of your bus to check whether it is running early or late. Simply enter the service number, stop number or postcode on the West Yorkshire Metro website - click here