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Heading to Brighouse soon? Whether you're commuting home after work or simply visiting for a day out, you'll find a range of useful facilities at the station to make your trip stress-free.

Grand Central trains will get you to your destination in comfort, so you can arrive rested and ready to tackle your plans. With handy connections to and from Brighouse station, you can get across Yorkshire and beyond with ease. What's more, budget-friendly train fares and top-notch onboard services ensure you get the most out of your journey.

Find out more about travelling to and from Brighouse rail station by reading our detailed guide below. It includes information on the facilities, opening times, accessibility as well as ticket bookings. If you can't find the information your looking for, you can head to the National Rail Enquiries website for further information.

Where is Brighouse station?

Sitting along both the Calder Valley line and Huddersfield line from Leeds, Brighouse station is well-placed to take commuters and tourists towards major cities across the UK. These include Leeds, Manchester and London.

The station couldn’t be better placed either; it's straightforward to get to and from. You'll find Brighouse train station just a short walk from the town centre, which has everything from shopping to rock climbing. Brighouse has a bus station too, so you can get in and around town with ease once you arrive.

How do I buy tickets at Brighouse station?

While there's no ticket office at Brighouse train station, you'll find a handy ticket machine. This allows you to collect pre-paid tickets, purchase new ones or top-up your smartcard.

If you're looking to save some time and money, however, we encourage passengers to book their tickets online. This will offer you the best savings and you won't have the hassle of getting your ticket before you depart.

We have three main types of tickets available:

  • Anytime tickets give you flexibility as you can choose from a range of train times on your chosen travel date.
  • Off-peak, on the other hand, lets you skip the commuter crowds and avoid rush hour. Plus, your ticket could be cheaper too!
  • Advance tickets offer budget-friendly prices when you travel. The sooner you book, the cheaper your ticket will be.

Grand Central also has several other methods to save on your Brighouse train tickets. Opt for Multi-buy or Group Travel tickets on Brighouse services to save a little bit more when you travel.

What are the ticket office and opening hours at Brighouse train station?

There isn't a ticket office at Brighouse station, but that doesn't mean you can't buy tickets before departure as there are ticket machines at the station. You can also go digital and purchase Advance tickets online. Be quick, though, as these tend to sell out fast.

Where do I catch my train?

With just two platforms at Brighouse train station, it shouldn't be too complicated to find the right one for your train. We recommended checking the live departure times to find out which platform your train will be on.

Platform one can be accessed from Huddersfield Road and platform two from Railway Street or Gooder Lane.

Does Pontefract Monkhill train station have a car park?

There is a car park located right next to the station's entrance. This is just off Monkhill Lane and has free spaces available. So, whether you're away for a couple of hours or a few days, you'll have a place to store your car without breaking the bank. You can also cycle to this station and leave your bike in the sheltered stands, which have six available spaces.

Which services and facilities are available at Pontefract Monkhill station?

Brighouse Train Station

What are Brighouse train station's opening hours?

Brighouse station opening hours are:


Ticket office opening hours:

no information


Brighouse station
Railway Street
West Yorkshire


Ticket office opening hours:

no information

  • NO Waiting room
  • YES Ticket machine
  • NO Toilet
  • NO Impaired Access Staff

Trains to Brighouse Station run along West Yorkshire’s Calder Valley Line as well as the Huddersfield Line running west from Leeds. The station connects travellers to a number of major cities in the North such as Bradford, Leeds and Manchester and also runs daily services to London King’s Cross in under 3 hours. 

Station facilities

  • Accessibility
    • Accessible Public Telephones No
    • Accessible Taxis No
    • First Class Lounge No
    • Help Points YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Booking Office Counter No
    • Impared Access Staff No
    • Impared Access Ticket Gate No
    • Impaired Accessible Ticket Machines YES Yes
    • Induction Loop No
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down YES Yes
    • National Key Toilets No
    • Ramp for Train Access YES Yes
    • Wheel chairs Available No
    • Impaired Access Helpline Hours Monday - Sunday - open 24h
    • Accessible Taxis

      You can pre arrange an accessible taxi by calling customer experience Tel: 08002006060

    • Customer Help Point Located on platforms 1 and 2
    • Helpline YES Yes
    • Helpline Contact Details

      0800 138 5560 text relay 18001 0800 138 5560

    • Helpline Contact URL
    • Impared Mobility Set Down

      Step free access from the car park to the station entrance

    • Nearest Stations with Facilities HFX
    • Step Free Access
      • Category B Station

      Ramped access to both platforms via road bridge. Step free access from the car park to the station entrance

      To find our more about travelling around this station, please see the 360 map click here

      Coverage: partial Station
    • Step Free Access Coverage Whole Station
  • Rental Car
    • Availability No
  • Ticketing Services & Information
    • Oyster Pre-Pay No
    • Pre-Purchase Collection YES Yes
    • Ticket Machine YES Yes
    • Penalty Fares NT
    • Smartcard Notes Smartcard Issued: Yes
      Smartcard Validator: No

      More information at

  • Subway/transit
    • Metro: Availability No
    • Metro: Note WYPTE 0113 245 7676
  • Station Information
    • ATM No
    • Baby Change No
    • Bureau De Change No
    • Lost Property YES Yes
    • Post Box No
    • Shops No
    • Seated Area No
    • Station Buffet No
    • Showers No
    • Trolley No
    • Wifi No
    • Waiting Room No
    • Lost Property Phone number: 08002006060
    • Lost Property: URL
    • Lost Property Number 8002006060
    • Staffing Level No
  • Station Hours
    • Station Hours


  • Station Location & Directions
    • Latitude 53.69821366
    • Longitude -1.779439708
  • Restrooms
    • Toilets No
    • Baby Change No
  • Parking
    • Car Parking Details Email: [email protected]
      Phone number: 0800 200 6060

      Operator Name: Northern
      Name: Station Car Park
      Spaces: 65
      Free: true
      Number Accessible Spaces: 0
      Accessible Car Park Equipment: Yes
      Cctv: No
      Monday - Friday - open 24h
      Saturday - open 24h
      Sunday - open 24h
  • Phones, Internet & Wi-fi
    • Station Amenities: Telephone No
    • Web Kiosk: Available No
    • Station Amenities: Wi-Fi Find WiFi Hotspots around Brighouse station
    • Telephone: Usage Type Cards And Coins
  • Other transportation
    • Rail Replacement Services

      Rail replacement towards Halifax will depart from Railway Station Bus Stop on Huddersfield Road. Rail replacement towards Leeds will depart from Railway Station Bus Stop on Brighouse Bridge.

  • Other amenities
    • Tourist Information Office No
    • Waiting Room No
  • Dining and Shopping
    • Dining & Shopping: Shops No
    • Dining & Shopping: Station Buffet No
  • Cycle Storage
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Closed Circuit TV No
    • Location

      Platform 2

    • Sheltered no
    • Spaces 3
    • Type Lockers
  • Bus information
    • Bus Service: Availability YES Yes
    • Bus Service: Note Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here (
  • Baggage Services
    • Left Luggage: Available No
    • Left Luggage: URL
  • Alternative Station Code
    • National Location Code BGH
    • Sixteen Character Name BRIGHOUSE

Travelling from Brighouse with Grand Central

What facilities are available on Grand Central trains?

We want passengers to sit back and relax on board. That's why we have a wide range of services on our Brighouse trains. Find a snack or refreshment using our onboard menu or take advantage of our free Wi-Fi to save some data as you swipe away throughout your journey.

You can also ride in First Class or business travel on many of our trains. This gives you extra legroom and allows you to travel in comfort and style. What's more, you'll get a complimentary hot drink to enjoy too.

How do I find and book Grand Central trains at Brighouse rail station?

Using our journey planner is the easiest way to locate Grand Central trains to and from Brighouse. Keep an eye out for the logo when searching for our trains.

When you've found the Grand Central service for you, select a departure time and fare that suits you. You'll then be asked how you would like to receive your tickets. The options are email, post or collection from Brighouse station's ticket machines.

Your next step is to choose where you'll be sitting on board. If you book an Advance ticket, you'll have a seat allocated to you completely free of charge. With Anytime tickets, however, you can choose to reserve a seat if you wish.

Finally, click continue and review your journey. If you're happy with how it all looks then you'll be able to checkout and secure your tickets for Brighouse train station.

Brighouse train station FAQs

How often do trains run from Brighouse station?

You can expect many trains to pass through Brighouse station every hour with it being located along the Calder Valley and Huddersfield lines. These trains are travelling to locations across Yorkshire, the North West and London.

Looking at our train timetable is the easiest way to find out more about when and where the trains from Brighouse station are heading to.

How accessible is Brighouse train station?

Brighouse station is a Category B Station. This means it has ramped access to both platforms as well as step-free access from the car park. You can also check out a 360 map of the station to familiarise yourself with it ahead of arrival.

Those needing a wheelchair-friendly taxi can ring ahead and book one by calling our customer experience team on 0800 200 6060.

Should you need any help on the day, we have a customer help point on both platforms and you can also ring our helpline on 0800 138 5560 or text relay at 18001 0800 138 5560. The helpline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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