Getting Here

Located in the heart of South Yorkshire, Barnsley is easily accessible by car, train and bus.


By road

There are multiple routes in Barnsley, with the main road route being the M1. Access to Barnsley is via J36, J37 or J38.

From the North

From the South

By rail

There are frequent rail services to Barnsley from Sheffield, Wakefield and Leeds. Barnsley Train station is location in the centre of town.

To plan your journey to Barnsley using public transport please visit or call 0871 2002233. 


Council car parks

Barnsley Council provides a range of parking facilities throughout the borough. There are over 2,400 pay and display parking spaces within the town centre.

For further information about the council parking facilities in the borough as well as the location of these please click here.

For an interactive location map of the car parks and the town centre on street parking please click here.

Street parking

There are a number of controlled parking zone areas managed by the council where all on-street parking is managed and restricted. This means that parking is allowed in designated parking spaces, with the remainder of kerbside parking being under 'yellow line' restrictions. Zones are signed around their boundaries.

For more information and for a map of the street parking locations please click here