The station is an unstaffed halt, and has wooden platforms. It is located around from the main Garforth station, and all trains that stop at East Garforth serve Garforth as well. It is fully accessible for wheelchair users.
Monday to Saturday daytime there is a half-hourly service to Leeds with most services going beyond towards Bradford Interchange. Evenings and Sundays the service is hourly.
Eastbound there is an hourly service to York and Selby respectively during Monday to Saturday daytimes. Evenings and Sundays there is an hourly service to York.