All Yorkshire Sculpture International venues are only a 30-minute drive, bus or train ride away from each other in Leeds and Wakefield. The Henry Moore Institute and Leeds Art Gallery can be found next door to each other on The Headrow in the centre of Leeds.

How to get here

By car
Leeds and Wakefield are both well served by the UK motorway network, including the M1 and M62 motorways and the Yorkshire section of the A1.

Parking is available at The Hepworth Wakefield and Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Henry Moore Institute and Leeds Art Gallery are both located within 5 – 10 minutes walk of Leeds city centre parking locations.

By bus
National: Arriva

Regional: Metro

  • For buses between Leeds and Wakefield use 110 Arriva, route Hall Green to Leeds, stopping at Wakefield City Centre Bus Station
  • For buses to Yorkshire Sculpture Park from Wakefield City Centre use 96 or 96a Globe Transport, route Wakefield to Barnsley Interchange, stopping at West Bretton and Yorkshire Sculpture Park

By train
Train stations for YSI venues:

  • Leeds station for Henry Moore Institute and Leeds Art Gallery
  • Wakefield Westgate station and Wakefield Kirkgate station for The Hepworth Wakefield
  • Wakefield Westgate station is nearest station for Yorkshire Sculpture Park, 7 miles away

Journey times:

  • London King’s Cross to Wakefield Westgate – approximately 2 hours
  • London King’s Cross to Leeds – approximately 2 hours 13 minutes
  • Leeds to Wakefield Westgate – approximately 12 minutes
  • Leeds to Wakefield Kirkgate – approximately 16 minutes

Times and fares

Cross Country Trains

Grand Central Trains

National Rail


By plane
Leeds Bradford Airport is only 6 miles from Leeds city centre. Yorkshire’s international gateway airport serves over 70 direct destinations across 23 countries flying with 10 major airlines, it connects to 100s more worldwide.

Where to stay

Plan your visit

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Welcome to Yorkshire  website


To find out more about Leeds and the surrounding area, and to plan your visit, go to

To find out more about Wakefield and the surrounding area, and to plan your visit, go to

The Insiders' Guides to Leeds, Wakefield and Beyond


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