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A bus ride from Leeds to Huddersfield
229



A fascinating ride through the unique and distinctive county of West Yorkshire

Service 229
Operater Arriva
Journey time approx 1 hour and 40 mins

There is a half hourly service through the daytime on this route
Timetable download pdf format

Download the Arriva 229 Leeds Gilldersome Birstall Batley Heckmondwike Bradley Huddersfield timetable bus times

Click here to download the current 229 Leeds Gildersome Birstall Batley Heckmondwike Huddersfield timetable in pdf format

Please note download was correct on the date shown on timetable if in doubt visit
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An explanation of pdf files
Please note there are other bus routes between Leeds and Huddersfield the two places are well linked
See
traveline for details

229 at Leeds City Bus Station

Waiting to depart. from Leeds City Bus Station. Our reflection can be seen in the window.


View as we head out of Leeds City Bus Station

The view as we start to make our way out of Leeds City Bus Station


Crossing under the Leeds to York Railway

Heading away from the bus station


Heading up Kirkgate towards Leeds Market

Heading up Kirkgate towards Leeds Market


Leeds Corn Exchange

Passing the Leeds Corn Exchange


Boar Lane

Heading along Boar Lane


Bishopgate St

Heading up Bishopgate St round the edge of Leeds City Railway Station


Aire St.

Our final stopin Leeds city centre on Aire St near the Leeds City railway station


Whitehall Rd Leeds

Leaving Leeds city centre along Whitehall Road


Heading out of Leeds

Heading for the start of the A62


Start of the A62 in Leeds

The start of the A62. Before the building of the M62 motorway this was the main road from Leeds to Manchester.

The opposite end of the A62 can be seen in my
bus ride from Manchester to Huddersfield

We will be using the A62 for parts of our journey to Huddersfield


Between Leeds and Gildersome

Heading out into the countryside away from Leeds along the A62


The A62

Climbing towards Gildersome on the A62. At the top of the hill we will leave the main road to pass through Gildersome.


The Old Griffin Head Pub Gildersome.

Passing the Old Griffin Head Gildersome


Gildersome

Passing through Gildersome


Rejoining the A62 after Gildersome

Rejoining the A62 just after Gildersome


On the A62 about to cross under the M62

On the A62 about to cross under the M62 motorway.
The M62 is used in my
bus ride from Leeds to Hull
It is seen to be crossed in my
train ride from Sheffield to Leeds
my
bus ride from Goole to Hull
my
bus ride from Doncaster to Goole
my
train ride from Manchester to Chester
my
bus ride from Manchester to Rochdale
my
bus ride from Wakefield to Leeds
and my
bus ride from Halifax to Huddersfield


Passing the Birstall retail park.

On the A62 passing the Birstall Retail Park. For anyone who wants to know this is where the Leeds Ikea is.


Passing the Pheasant Pub next to the Birstall retail park

Passing the Pheasant Pub next to the Birstall retail park


Dropping down towards Birstall

Dropping down towards Birstall


Birstall

We then leave the A62 and go into the centre of Birstal. We will not be back on the A62 for some time now.


Between Birstall and Batley.

Between Birstall and Batley


bus passes Wilton Park

Passing Wilton Park on the outskirts of Batley


Batley Bus Station

Arriving at Batley Bus Station
To see more on Batley visit
Batley Smile


Stood in Batley Bus station

Awaiting department from Batley


Batley town centre

Batley town centre


Bus passes Batley Medical centre

Passing Batley Medical Centre


Leaving. Batley town centre

Leaving Batley town centre


Climbing away from Batley

Climbing away from Batley on Healey lane heading towards Heckmondwike


Dropping down into Heckmondwike West Yorkshire

Dropping down into Heckmondwike along High Street


Heckmondwike West Yorkshire

Heckmondwike


On Market Street Heckmondwike

Market St Heckmondwike looking towards Westgate at this point we take a left into Regent St


Waiting for time in Regent St Heckmondwike

Waiting for time at the bus stop in Regent St outside the comrades club near Morrisons Supermarket


bus passes Heckmondwike Health Centre

Passing Heckmondwike Health Centre


Heading away from Heckmondwike

Heading away from Heckmondwike


Passes the Golden Fish chip shop.

After Heckmondwike we go back on the A62 for a short distance passing the Golden Fish Chip shop


Heading up the A62

Heading up the A62 Huddersfield Road passing the end of Robertstown Lane


Entering Robertstown Village

Shortly after passing the end of Robertstown Lane we turn off the A62 to go into Robertstown Village we we are entering in this shot


passes the New Inn Robertstown

Passing the New Inn Robertstown


Passing through Robertstown

Passing through Robertstown


Leaving Robertstown

Leaving Robertstown on Church Rd, at this point we are quite high up and the views of the surrounding area are very good.


School Lane Hartshead West Yorkshire

Traveling down School Lane Hartshead


Looking across a playing field at Hartshead

Looking across a playing field next to School Lane this view gives some idea of how high up we are


Fall Lane Hartshead

Passing through Hartshead on Fall Lane


Leaving Hartshead on Fall Lane

Leaving Hartshead on Fall Lane


Passes Whiteleys Garden Centre

Passing Whiteleys Garden Centre on Far Common Rd the Hollybank Trust is on the opposite side of the road at this point.


Rejoining the A62 from Far Common Road

Rejoining the A62 from Far Common Rd


Back on the A62 heading down towards the outskirts of Mirfield

Back on the A62 heading down to the outskirts of Mirfield. Please note this bus does not go into the centre of Mirfield but stays on the A62


Passes the Three Nuns Inn Mirfield Leeds Road.

Passing the Three Nuns Inn on the edge of Mirfield


Approaching Bradley

Approaching Bradley


Passing through Bradley

Passing through Bradley


About to cross the Main Leeds to Huddersfield and Manchester railway line

About to cross the main Leeds to Huddersfield and Manchester Railway line


A62 Leeds Road Huddersfield

Heading towards Huddersfield town centre along the A62 Leeds Rd


Passes the John Smith's Stadium. home of Huddersfield town FC football club also the ground of Huddersfield Giants Rugby Leauge club.

As we travel along the A62 Leeds Road towards Huddersfield town centre we pass the John Smith's Stadium home to Huddersfield Town Football Club and the Huddersfield Giants Rugby Leauge Club, the stadium can be seen in this shot


A old gas tank holder at the old Huddersfield gas works.

A unusual sight nowadays an old gas tank Holder at the old Huddersfield gas works


Approaching Huddersfield town centre

About to cross the Huddersfield ring road and enter Huddersfield town centre


Passes Huddersfield railway Station

Passing Huddersfield Railway Station


John William Street Huddersfield

Traveling along John William St Huddersfield about to pass Wetherspoons the Cherry Tree


Arriving at Huddersfield Bus Station

Arriving at Huddersfield Bus Station

From Huddersfield there is the 184 bus onto Manchester so the journey from Leeds to Manchester can be made on two stage carrige buses by using the 229 or any of the other routes from Leeds to Huddersfield and then continuing on the 184 to Manchester
see my
bus ride from Manchester to Huddersfield
for more details

Also see my
Train ride from Huddersfield to Sheffield
and
bus ride from Halifax to Huddersfield





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