There are 6 ways to get from Castleford to Wakefield by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  9 min

  1. Take the train from Castleford to Wakefield Kirkgate

$2 - $4

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Bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the bus from Castleford, District Hospital (Castleford & Normanton District Hospital) to Wakefield City Centre, Kirkgate (*) 188 / ...

$2 - $5

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Castleford to Wakefield 8.7 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Castleford to Wakefield 8.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Castleford to Wakefield 8.7 miles

$17 - $24

Walk  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Walk from Castleford to Wakefield 7.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Castleford to Wakefield is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Castleford to Wakefield is to train which costs £2 - £3 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Castleford, District Hospital (Castleford & Normanton District Hospital) and arriving at Wakefield City Centre, Kirkgate (*). Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Castleford and arriving at Wakefield Kirkgate. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Castleford and Wakefield is 6 miles. The road distance is 8.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Castleford to Wakefield without a car is to train which takes 9 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The train from Castleford to Wakefield Kirkgate takes 9 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Castleford to Wakefield bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, depart from Castleford, District Hospital (Castleford & Normanton District Hospital) station.

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Map of how to get from Castleford to Wakefield.
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  • Distance: 6.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Castleford to Wakefield hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 9 min. Alternatively, Arriva Yorkshire operates a bus from Castleford to Wakefield every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 29 min. Ross Travel also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Castleford, District Hospital (Castleford & Normanton District Hospital) to Wakefield City Centre, Kirkgate (*)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Ross Travel
Phone
+44 (0) 1977 791738
Email
info@rosstravelgroup.co.uk
Website
rosstravelgroup.co.uk
Bus from Castleford, Bus Station (Castleford Bus Station) to East Moor, Stanley Rd Jacobs Well Lane (*)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
rosstravelgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Leeds
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Castleford to Wakefield
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$17 - $24
UberX
$17 - $24
Exec
$22 - $35
UberXL
$24 - $35
Taxi from Castleford to Wakefield
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Amber Cars
Phone
+44 113 202 2117
Website
taxileeds.co.uk
Royal Cars Leeds
Phone
+44 113 230 5000
Website
leeds-taxi.com
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk

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