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There are 5 ways to get from Harrogate to Castleford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the train from Hornbeam Park to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Castleford

$9 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 36 bus, line 189 bus  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the line 36 bus from Harrogate, Prince of Wales to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn 36
  2. Take the line 189 bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Castleford, Wood Street Factories 189

$2 - $4

3 alternative options

Line 36 bus, line 163 bus  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the line 36 bus from Harrogate, Library Gardens to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn 36 / ...
  2. Take the line 163 bus from Leeds City Centre, York Street to Castleford, Bus Station 163 / ...

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  33m

  1. Take a taxi from Harrogate to Castleford 25.3 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  33m

  1. Drive from Harrogate to Castleford 25.3 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Harrogate to Castleford is to line 36 bus and line 189 bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 1h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Harrogate to Castleford is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harrogate to Castleford. However, there are services departing from Harrogate, Prince of Wales and arriving at Castleford, Wood Street Factories via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Harrogate to Castleford. However, there are services departing from Hornbeam Park and arriving at Castleford via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 10m.

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The distance between Harrogate and Castleford is 20 miles. The road distance is 25.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrogate to Castleford without a car is to train which takes 1h 10m and costs £7 - £12.

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It takes approximately 1h 10m to get from Harrogate to Castleford, including transfers.

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Harrogate to Castleford bus services, operated by Transdev Harrogate, depart from Harrogate, Prince of Wales station.

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Harrogate to Castleford train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Hornbeam Park station.

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The best way to get from Harrogate to Castleford is to train which takes 1h 10m and costs £7 - £12. Alternatively, you can line 36 bus and line 189 bus, which costs £2 - £3 and takes 1h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Harrogate to Castleford.
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  • Distance: 19.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 10m

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

You can take a train from Harrogate to Castleford via Leeds in around 1h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harrogate to Castleford via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn in around 1h 49m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hornbeam Park to Leeds
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Castleford
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Transdev Harrogate
Phone
01423 56 60 61
Email
hello@harrogatebus.co.uk
Website
harrogatebus.co.uk
Bus from Harrogate, Prince of Wales to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
harrogatebus.co.uk
Bus from Harrogate, Library Gardens to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
harrogatebus.co.uk
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Castleford, Wood Street Factories
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, York Street to Castleford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Harrogate to Castleford
Ave. Duration
33m
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Royal Cars Leeds
Phone
+44 113 230 5000
Website
leeds-taxi.com
Amber Cars
Phone
+44 113 202 2117
Website
taxileeds.co.uk
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 638833
Website
streamlinetaxisyork.co.uk
Fleetways Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 365365
Website
fleetways.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrogate to Castleford is 25 miles. It takes approximately 33m to drive from Harrogate to Castleford.

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