There are 7 ways to get from Bradford to Castleford by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Castleford

$7 - $11

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Bus, line 189 bus  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Bradford City Centre, Hall Ings (The Broadway) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) 72 / ...
  2. Take the line 189 bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Castleford, Wood Street Factories 189

$5 - $8

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Line 163 bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 163 bus from Leeds City Centre, Boar Lane (Park Plaza Hotel) to Castleford, Bus Station (Castleford Bus Station) 163 / ...

$7 - $11

Line 670 bus, line 163 bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 670 bus from Bradford City Centre, Market St (Wool Exchange) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) 670 / ...
  2. Take the line 163 bus from Leeds City Centre, York Street (NCP Car Park) to Castleford, Bus Station (Castleford Bus Station) 163 / ...

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bradford to Castleford 19.8 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Bradford to Castleford 19.8 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  26 min

  1. Take an Uber from Bradford to Castleford 19.8 miles

$35 - $55

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No, there is no direct bus from Bradford to Castleford. However, there are services departing from Bradford City Centre, Hall Ings (The Broadway) and arriving at Castleford, Wood Street Factories via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bradford to Castleford. However, there are services departing from Bradford Interchange and arriving at Castleford via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between Bradford and Castleford is 17 miles. The road distance is 19.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bradford to Castleford without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Bradford to Castleford, including transfers.

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Bradford to Castleford bus services, operated by First, depart from Bradford City Centre, Hall Ings (The Broadway) station.

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Bradford to Castleford train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Bradford Interchange station.

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The best way to get from Bradford to Castleford is to train which takes 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 163 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 32 min.

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Bradford to Castleford bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, arrive at Castleford, Wood Street Factories station.

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Bradford to Castleford train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Castleford station.

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Map of how to get from Bradford to Castleford.
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  • Distance: 16.7 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between Bradford, England and Castleford, England?

You can take a train from Bradford to Castleford via Leeds in around 53 min. Alternatively, Arriva Yorkshire operates a bus from Bradford to Castleford every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Leeds
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Castleford
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Boar Lane (Park Plaza Hotel) to Castleford, Bus Station (Castleford Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Castleford, Wood Street Factories
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, York Street (NCP Car Park) to Castleford, Bus Station (Castleford Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bradford City Centre, Hall Ings (The Broadway) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Bradford City Centre, Market St (Wool Exchange) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Other operators
Uber Leeds
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Bradford to Castleford
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$35 - $55
UberX
$35 - $55
Exec
$45 - $70
UberXL
$55 - $75
Taxi from Bradford to Castleford
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Bradford to Castleford is 20 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Bradford to Castleford.

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