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

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Bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from South Elmsall, Ash Grove Manor Farm Estate (*) to Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way (Garage) 249 / ...

$5

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Train  •  1 h 14 min

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

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Elmsall to Pontefract 8.3 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from South Elmsall to Pontefract 8.3 miles

$1 - $3

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Elmsall, Ash Grove Manor Farm Estate (*) and arriving at Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way (Garage). Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Elmsall to Pontefract. However, there are services departing from South Elmsall and arriving at Pontefract Tanshelf via Wakefield Westgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 14 min.

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The distance between South Elmsall and Pontefract is 7 miles. The road distance is 8.3 miles.

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The best way to get from South Elmsall to Pontefract without a car is to bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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The bus from South Elmsall, Ash Grove Manor Farm Estate (*) to Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way (Garage) takes 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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South Elmsall to Pontefract bus services, operated by B L Travel, depart from South Elmsall, Ash Grove Manor Farm Estate (*) station.

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

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The best way to get from South Elmsall to Pontefract is to bus which takes 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 14 min.

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South Elmsall to Pontefract bus services, operated by B L Travel, arrive at Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way (Garage) station.

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

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Map of how to get from South Elmsall to Pontefract.
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  • Distance: 6.7 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

What companies run services between South Elmsall, England and Pontefract, England?

B L Travel operates a bus from South Elmsall to Pontefract every 2 hours. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 35 min. CT Plus also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from South Elmsall to Pontefract via Wakefield Westgate in around 1 h 14 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from South Elmsall to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Pontefract Tanshelf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
B L Travel
Phone
01977 610313
Email
bookings@bltravel.co.uk
Website
bltravel.co.uk
Bus from South Elmsall, Ash Grove Manor Farm Estate (*) to Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way (Garage)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bltravel.co.uk
CT Plus
Website
ctplusbristol.org
Bus from South Elmsall, Ash Grove Manor Farm Estate (*) to Pontefract, Southgate Jubilee Way (Garage)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ctplusbristol.org
Other operators
Taxi from South Elmsall to Pontefract
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Sheffield City Taxis
Phone
+44 114 239 3939
Website
sheffieldcitytaxis.com
S1 Taxis
Phone
+44 114 255 5111
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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Yes, the driving distance between South Elmsall to Pontefract is 8 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from South Elmsall to Pontefract.

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