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There are 6 ways to get from Doncaster to Castleford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to Wakefield Westgate
  2. Take the bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station to Castleford, Bus Station 189 / ...

$10 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange X19 / ...
  2. Take the train from Barnsley to Castleford

$6 - $10

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Castleford

$14 - $54

Train, line 163 bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to Leeds
  2. Take the line 163 bus from Leeds City Centre, Boar Lane to Castleford, Bus Station 163 / ...

$13 - $53

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Doncaster to Castleford 20.8 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Doncaster to Castleford 20.8 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Doncaster to Castleford is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Doncaster to Castleford is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Doncaster to Castleford. However, there are services departing from Doncaster and arriving at Castleford via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between Doncaster and Castleford is 17 miles. The road distance is 20.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Doncaster to Castleford without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £7 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from Doncaster to Castleford, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Doncaster to Castleford is 21 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Doncaster to Castleford.

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Map of how to get from Doncaster to Castleford.
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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Doncaster to Castleford via Leeds in around 1 h 9 min.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$20 - $30
Train from Doncaster to Leeds
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$22 - $35
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Leeds
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Castleford
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Barnsley to Castleford
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $20
Train from Doncaster to Leeds
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Bus operators
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station to Castleford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Boar Lane to Castleford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Ross Travel
Phone
+44 (0) 1977 791738
Email
info@rosstravelgroup.co.uk
Website
rosstravelgroup.co.uk
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station to Castleford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
rosstravelgroup.co.uk
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Other operators
Taxi from Doncaster to Castleford
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Sheffield City Taxis
Phone
+44 114 239 3939
Website
sheffieldcitytaxis.com
S1 Taxis
Phone
+44 114 255 5111

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