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There are 6 ways to get from Huddersfield to Pontefract by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, bus  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the train from Huddersfield to Wakefield Kirkgate
  2. Take the bus from Wakefield City Centre, Kirkgate to Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way 148A / ...

$7 - $12

Cheapest option

Line 231 bus, bus  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the line 231 bus from Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station 231 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station to Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way 147A / ...

$6 - $8

4 alternative options

Train  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the train from Huddersfield to Wakefield Kirkgate
  2. Take the train from Wakefield Kirkgate to Pontefract Tanshelf

$7 - $12

Taxi  •  32m

  1. Take a taxi from Huddersfield to Pontefract 27.9 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  32m

  1. Drive from Huddersfield to Pontefract 27.9 miles

$6 - $9

Uber  •  32m

  1. Take an Uber from Huddersfield to Pontefract 27.9 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Huddersfield to Pontefract is to line 231 bus and bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Huddersfield to Pontefract is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Huddersfield station to Pontefract. However, there are services departing from Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way via Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Huddersfield to Pontefract. However, there are services departing from Huddersfield and arriving at Pontefract Tanshelf via Wakefield Kirkgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 19m.

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The distance between Huddersfield and Pontefract is 20 miles. The road distance is 27.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Huddersfield to Pontefract without a car is to train and bus which takes 1h 7m and costs £5 - £9.

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It takes approximately 1h 7m to get from Huddersfield to Pontefract, including transfers.

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Huddersfield to Pontefract bus services, operated by First, arrive at Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station.

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Huddersfield to Pontefract train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Huddersfield station.

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The best way to get from Huddersfield to Pontefract is to train which takes 1h 19m and costs £5 - £9. Alternatively, you can line 231 bus and bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Huddersfield to Pontefract.
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  • Distance: 19.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 7m

What companies run services between Huddersfield, England and Pontefract, England?

You can take a train from Huddersfield to Pontefract via Wakefield Kirkgate in around 1h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Huddersfield to Pontefract via Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station in around 1h 45m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Huddersfield to Wakefield Kirkgate
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Kirkgate to Pontefract Tanshelf
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Kirkgate to Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station to Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Frank Poppleton Ltd
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Kirkgate to Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
traveline.info
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station to Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
traveline.info
Ross Travel
Phone
+44 (0) 1977 791738
Email
info@rosstravelgroup.co.uk
Website
rosstravelgroup.co.uk
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station to Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
rosstravelgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Leeds
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Huddersfield to Pontefract
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$50 - $75
UberX
$50 - $75
Exec
$60 - $85
UberXL
$70 - $100
Taxi from Huddersfield to Pontefract
Ave. Duration
32m
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk
Royal Cars Leeds
Phone
+44 113 230 5000
Website
leeds-taxi.com
Amber Cars
Phone
+44 113 202 2117
Website
taxileeds.co.uk

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Huddersfield to Pontefract bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, arrive at Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way station.

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Huddersfield to Pontefract train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Pontefract Tanshelf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Huddersfield to Pontefract is 28 miles. It takes approximately 32m to drive from Huddersfield to Pontefract.

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