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There are 5 ways to get from York to Castleford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  59m

  1. Take the train from York to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Castleford

$13 - $52

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Train, line 166 bus  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the train from York to East Garforth
  2. Take the line 166 bus from East Garforth, Fairburn Drive Woodlands Dr to Castleford, Bus Station 166

$8 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus, line 189 bus  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the bus from York, Clifford Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn Zap
  2. Take the line 189 bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Castleford, Wood Street Factories 189

$10 - $14

Taxi  •  29m

  1. Take a taxi from York to Castleford 24.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  29m

  1. Drive from York to Castleford 24.3 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from York to Castleford is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 29m.

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The quickest way to get from York to Castleford is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from York to Castleford. However, there are services departing from York, Clifford Street and arriving at Castleford, Wood Street Factories via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from York to Castleford. However, there are services departing from York and arriving at Castleford via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 59m.

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The distance between York and Castleford is 20 miles. The road distance is 24.3 miles.

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The best way to get from York to Castleford without a car is to train which takes 59m and costs £10 - £40.

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It takes approximately 59m to get from York to Castleford, including transfers.

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York to Castleford bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, depart from York, Clifford Street station.

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York to Castleford train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from York station.

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The best way to get from York to Castleford is to train which takes 59m and costs £10 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus and line 189 bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1h 58m.

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Map of how to get from York to Castleford.
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  • Distance: 19.8 miles
  • Duration: 59m

What companies run services between York, England and Castleford, England?

You can take a train from York to Castleford via Leeds in around 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from York to Castleford via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn in around 1h 58m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Leeds
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from York to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Castleford
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from York to East Garforth
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from East Garforth, Fairburn Drive Woodlands Dr to Castleford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Castleford, Wood Street Factories
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Clifford Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from York to Castleford
Ave. Duration
29m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 638833
Website
streamlinetaxisyork.co.uk
Fleetways Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 365365
Website
fleetways.co.uk

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York to Castleford bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, arrive at Castleford, Wood Street Factories station.

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York to Castleford train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Castleford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between York to Castleford is 24 miles. It takes approximately 29m to drive from York to Castleford.

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