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

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Line 476 bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the line 476 bus from Pontefract, Bus Station (Pontefract Bus Station) to Selby, Park Street Shelter (Station Road) 476

$3 - $6

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Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Pontefract Tanshelf to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Selby

$14 - $23

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pontefract to Selby 15.4 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Pontefract to Selby 15.4 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Pontefract to Selby is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pontefract to Selby is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pontefract, Bus Station (Pontefract Bus Station) station and arriving at Selby, Park Street Shelter (Station Road) station. Services depart every four hours, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pontefract to Selby. However, there are services departing from Pontefract Tanshelf and arriving at Selby via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Pontefract and Selby is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Pontefract to Selby without a car is to line 476 bus which takes 48 min and costs £2 - £4.

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The line 476 bus from Pontefract, Bus Station (Pontefract Bus Station) to Selby, Park Street Shelter (Station Road) takes 48 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Pontefract to Selby bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, arrive at Pontefract, Bus Station (Pontefract Bus Station).

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

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The best way to get from Pontefract to Selby is to line 476 bus which takes 48 min and costs £2 - £4. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £10 - £18 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Pontefract to Selby bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, arrive at Selby, Park Street Shelter (Station Road).

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Pontefract to Selby train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Selby station.

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Map of how to get from Pontefract to Selby.
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  • Distance: 12 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

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

Arriva Yorkshire operates a bus from Pontefract to Selby every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pontefract to Selby via Leeds in around 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Pontefract Tanshelf to Leeds
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Selby
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Selby
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Pontefract, Bus Station (Pontefract Bus Station) to Selby, Park Street Shelter (Station Road)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Pontefract to Selby
Ave. Duration
21 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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