Duration 1h 6m
Distance 17.2 miles
Average price £31
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The average train between Doncaster and Pontefract takes 1h 6m and the fastest train takes 39 min. There is a train service every few hours from Doncaster to Pontefract. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Doncaster
  2. Wakefield Westgate
  3. Pontefract
1h 19m
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£7 - £103

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No, there is no direct train from Doncaster to Pontefract. However, there are services departing from Doncaster and arriving at Pontefract Tanshelf via Wakefield Westgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 19m.

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The distance between Doncaster and Pontefract is 14 miles. The road distance is 17.2 miles.

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Doncaster to Pontefract train services, operated by LNER, depart from Doncaster station.

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Doncaster to Pontefract train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Pontefract Tanshelf station.

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You can take a train from Doncaster to Pontefract via Wakefield Westgate in around 1h 19m.
Train operators
Northern Rail
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £15
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Pontefract Tanshelf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£4 - £6
Anytime Day 1st Class
£5 - £8

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