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

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Train  •  1 h 19 min

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

$7 - $12

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Line 203 bus, line 410 bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 203 bus from Huddersfield Town Centre, St George's Square (Hudddersfield Railway Station) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) 203 / ...
  2. Take the line 410 bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Pontefract, Stuart Road Swimming Baths 410

$7 - $11

4 alternative options

Line 232 bus, bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 232 bus from Huddersfield Town Centre, Lord Street (St Peters Gardens) to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) 231 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) to Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way (Garage) 147 / ...

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Huddersfield to Pontefract 27.9 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Huddersfield to Pontefract 27.9 miles

$6 - $9

Uber  •  32 min

  1. Take an Uber from Huddersfield to Pontefract 27.9 miles

$50 - $75

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No, there is no direct bus from Huddersfield to Pontefract. However, there are services departing from Huddersfield Town Centre, Lord Street (St Peters Gardens) and arriving at Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way (Garage) via Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

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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 1 h 19 min.

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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 which takes 1 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Huddersfield to Pontefract, including transfers.

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Huddersfield to Pontefract bus services, operated by Yorkshire Tiger, depart from Huddersfield Town Centre, Lord Street (St Peters Gardens) 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 1 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 232 bus and bus, which costs and takes 1 h 51 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Huddersfield to Pontefract.
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  • Distance: 19.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Huddersfield to Pontefract via Wakefield Kirkgate in around 1 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Huddersfield to Pontefract via Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) in around 1 h 51 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Huddersfield to Wakefield Kirkgate
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Kirkgate to Pontefract Tanshelf
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Yorkshire Tiger
Phone
0344 800 4411
Email
hello@yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Website
yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Bus from Huddersfield Town Centre, Lord Street (St Peters Gardens) to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) to Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way (Garage)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Huddersfield Town Centre, St George's Square (Hudddersfield Railway Station) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Pontefract, Stuart Road Swimming Baths
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 (Wakefield Bus Station) to Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way (Garage)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
rosstravelgroup.co.uk
Frank Poppleton Ltd
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) to Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way (Garage)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Other operators
Uber Leeds
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Huddersfield to Pontefract
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$50 - $75
UberX
$50 - $75
Exec
$65 - $95
UberXL
$75 - $110
Taxi from Huddersfield to Pontefract
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk
Amber Cars
Phone
+44 113 202 2117
Website
taxileeds.co.uk
Royal Cars Leeds
Phone
+44 113 230 5000
Website
leeds-taxi.com

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

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