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

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Train  •  1 h 13 min

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

$10 - $23

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Line 36 bus, line 189 bus  •  1 h 40 min

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

$8 - $10

4 alternative options

Train, line 163 bus  •  1 h 52 min

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

$10 - $23

Line 36 bus, line 163 bus  •  2 h 1 min

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

$10 - $12

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harrogate to Castleford 25.3 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Harrogate to Castleford 25.3 miles

$5 - $8

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No, there is no direct bus from Harrogate to Castleford. However, there are services departing from Harrogate, Prince of Wales (N/A) 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 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harrogate to Castleford. However, there are services departing from Harrogate and arriving at Castleford via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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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 1 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from Harrogate to Castleford, including transfers.

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Harrogate to Castleford bus services, operated by Harrogate and District T, depart from Harrogate, Prince of Wales (N/A) station.

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

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The best way to get from Harrogate to Castleford is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 36 bus and line 189 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 40 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Harrogate to Castleford.
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  • Distance: 19.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

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

You can take a train from Harrogate to Castleford via Leeds in around 1 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harrogate to Castleford via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) in around 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Harrogate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Castleford
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
LNER
Bus operators
Harrogate and District T
Bus from Harrogate, Prince of Wales (N/A) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Bus from Harrogate, Library Gardens (Station Parade) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
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, 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, 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
Other operators
Taxi from Harrogate to Castleford
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 638833
Website
streamlinetaxisyork.co.uk
Fleetways Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 365365
Website
fleetways.co.uk

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

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