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

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Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Pontefract Tanshelf to Wakefield Westgate
  2. Take the train from Wakefield Westgate to Doncaster

$11 - $50

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Bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Pontefract, Southgate General Hospital (Pontefarct General Hospital) to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) 408 / ...

$4 - $7

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Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pontefract to Doncaster 15 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Pontefract to Doncaster 15 miles

$3 - $5

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pontefract, Southgate General Hospital (Pontefarct General Hospital) and arriving at Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre). Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pontefract to Doncaster. However, there are services departing from Pontefract Tanshelf and arriving at Doncaster via Wakefield Westgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Pontefract and Doncaster is 14 miles. The road distance is 15 miles.

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The best way to get from Pontefract to Doncaster without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 51 min to get from Pontefract to Doncaster, including transfers.

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Pontefract to Doncaster bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, depart from Pontefract, Southgate General Hospital (Pontefarct General Hospital) station.

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

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The best way to get from Pontefract to Doncaster is to train which takes 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 18 min.

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Pontefract to Doncaster bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, arrive at Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) station.

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Pontefract to Doncaster train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Doncaster station.

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Map of how to get from Pontefract to Doncaster.
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  • Distance: 13.9 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

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

You can take a train from Pontefract to Doncaster via Wakefield Westgate in around 51 min. Alternatively, Arriva Yorkshire operates a bus from Pontefract to Doncaster hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Pontefract Tanshelf to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
LNER
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Single
$13 - $19
Bus operators
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Pontefract, Southgate General Hospital (Pontefarct General Hospital) to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Pontefract to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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 Pontefract to Doncaster is 15 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Pontefract to Doncaster.

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