How to get here
Huddersfield is easy to get to by road (see our maps), rail or air. It is at the heart of the UK close to major motorway and rail links.
The town is close to the M62 transpennine motorway which links Humberside to Merseyside. It isn't far from the M1, A1 and M6 north/south routes.
Fast, frequent services to Leeds, Manchester Liverpool and Bradford. Links to London via Wakefield and the fast East Coast line.
There are regular trains between Huddersfield and Leeds and Manchester via the Transpennine Express service. A new passenger service runs from Leeds via Bradford, Halifax and Brighouse, making Huddersfield easily accessible by rail from the Calderdale area.
Two airports less than an hour away: - Manchester International Airport - direct motorway and rail links. - Leeds/Bradford. Manchester is the easiest journey.
The ports of Liverpool and the Humber are less than a two hour drive. Rail links to each port.
Journey times (distance and approximate times for off-peak periods)
|Leeds||16 miles/25.75 km||35 mins||25 mins|
|Manchester||28 miles/45 km||40 mins||38 mins|
|Sheffield||32 miles/51.5km||50 mins||60 mins|
|Bradford||12 miles/19 km||30 mins||40 mins|
|Wakefield||15 miles/24 km||35 mins||40 mins|
|York||40 miles/64 km||60 mins||54 mins|
Manchester International Airport is approximately 58 minutes by rail. For London change at Wakefield - approximate journey time three hours.