WY Metro/bus services
Bus services to and from Crofton are regulated by WY Metro, a public body which is led by 22 councillors from the Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield district councils. Most of the bus services that serve Crofton are run by Arriva on behalf of WY Metro.
Below are a full list of the bus services which serve Crofton (including the operator – beware that unless you purchase a WY Metro ticket you will have to purchase seperate tickets for each bus operator). Only some of these services pass through the village itself, whilst the rest bypass the village as indicated.
Bus services which bypass the village
These bus services bypass the village along the Doncaster Road. The 148/148A/149 bypass along Doncaster Road to Weeland Road, whilst the 496/223 bypass the village along the Doncaster Road completely.
148/148A/149 Wakefield Bus Station to Knottingley (Arriva)
496 Wakefield Bus Station to Upton (Arriva)
223 Wakefield Bus Station to South Elmsall (BL Travel)
Bus services which pass through the village
These bus services pass through the village itself. The 195/196 pass along Shay Lane-Harrison Road-High Street-Santingley Lane, whilst the 485 service passes along Lodge Lane-Harrison Road-High Street-Slack Lane before rejoining the Doncaster Road.
195/196 Wakefield Bus Station to Newstead (196) and Hemsworth (195) (Arriva)
485 Wakefield Bus Station to South Elmsall (CT Plus)
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