There are 4 ways to get from Doncaster to Castleford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 9 min

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

$17 - $54

Cheapest option

Line 408 bus, bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 408 bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) to Pontefract, Bus Station (Pontefract Bus Station) 408 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pontefract, Bus Station (Pontefract Bus Station) to Castleford, Bus Station (Castleford Bus Station) 184 / ...

$7 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Doncaster to Castleford 20.8 miles

$75 - $95

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 bus from Doncaster to Castleford station. However, there are services departing from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) and arriving at Castleford, Bus Station (Castleford Bus Station) via Pontefract, Bus Station (Pontefract Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 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 which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £12 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Doncaster to Castleford, including transfers.

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Doncaster to Castleford bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, depart from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) station.

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

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The best way to get from Doncaster to Castleford is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £12 - £45. Alternatively, you can line 408 bus and bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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Doncaster to Castleford bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, arrive at Castleford, Bus Station (Castleford Bus Station).

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

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Map of how to get from Doncaster to Castleford.
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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 9 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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Doncaster to Castleford via Pontefract, Bus Station (Pontefract Bus Station) in around 1 h 54 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) to Pontefract, Bus Station (Pontefract Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Pontefract, Bus Station (Pontefract Bus Station) to Castleford, Bus Station (Castleford Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Ross Travel
Phone
+44 (0) 1977 791738
Email
info@rosstravelgroup.co.uk
Website
rosstravelgroup.co.uk
Bus from Pontefract, Bus Station (Pontefract Bus Station) to Castleford, District Hospital (Castleford & Normanton District Hospital)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
rosstravelgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Doncaster to Castleford
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Sheffield City Taxis
Phone
+44 114 239 3939
Website
sheffieldcitytaxis.com
S1 Taxis
Phone
+44 114 255 5111

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