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Designed by the architect James Pigott Pritchett and opened in 1850, Huddersfield station is near the town centre and the cultural hub of St George's Square, with the nearby retail centres, restaurants and Victorian architecture all within easy reach.

A Grade I-listed building, the station underwent a £1 million refurbishment in 2009, and as a result, it won the Europa Nostra, an award for outstanding European Architecture. Huddersfield was also one of poet John Betjeman's favourite early railway stations.

As you leave the station, note the Head of Steam pub, which pays homage to the station's rich steam train heritage. In fact, some steam trains still pass through the station, including the Cotton Mill Express and the Scarborough Flyer. Steam buffs should head to platform 2, where they'll find a carriage with a plaque commemorating 100 years of the famous Dutch heritage railway line Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik.

Station details & facilities

Train services to Huddersfield station

Huddersfield train station is mainly served by Northern and TransPennine Express trains. Frequent TransPennine Express services connect Manchester to Huddersfield in 42m, Liverpool to Huddersfield in 1h 11m and Leeds to Huddersfield in 35m. Northern trains cover the routes from Sheffield to Huddersfield (1h 7m) and Bradford to Huddersfield (38m). Need more information on how to get to Huddersfield by train? Check out our dedicated page to trains to Huddersfield.

Huddersfield train station departures and arrivals

Want to know when your next train from/to Huddersfield station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Huddersfield railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Huddersfield.

On entering the station, the ticket office is to the left. To the right are the train timetables and a newsagent. Platform 1 is directly ahead and platforms 4 to 8 are accessed via a lift or subway that is dotted with convenience shops. The station is staffed 24 hours, but between 00:30 and 05:00, the station doors are closed and will only be opened 15 minutes prior to train departures.

Huddersfield train station parking

Huddersfield train station has a car park right next to its second entrance. The car park is divided into two areas, one for short-stay parking and the other one for long-stay parking.

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Frequently asked questions

Is Huddersfield station open?

Huddersfield station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.

Are trains running today from Huddersfield station?

Trains arrive into and depart from Huddersfield station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Huddersfield.

Are there toilets at Huddersfield station?

Yes, there are toilets available to use at Huddersfield station.

Are dogs allowed at Huddersfield station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at Huddersfield station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.

Departures and arrivals from Huddersfield

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Huddersfield station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Manchester PiccadillyTransPennine Express03:20On time
to Manchester PiccadillyTransPennine Express03:45On time
to Manchester PiccadillyTransPennine Express04:30Scheduled
to Manchester PiccadillyTransPennine Express05:29Scheduled
to Manchester PiccadillyTransPennine Express05:546Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from LeedsTransPennine Express23:40On time
from LeedsTransPennine Express00:01On time
from LeedsTransPennine Express00:10On time
from LeedsTransPennine Express00:44On time
from LeedsTransPennine Express03:20On time
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