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

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Train  •  59 min

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

$15 - $52

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Train, line 166 bus  •  1 h

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

$9 - $13

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Bus, line 189 bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) Zap
  2. Take the line 189 bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Castleford, Wood Street Factories 189

$10 - $14

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from York to Castleford 24.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  29 min

  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 £3 - £6 and takes 29 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from York to Castleford. However, there are services departing from York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) and arriving at Castleford, Wood Street Factories via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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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 59 min.

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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 59 min and costs £11 - £40.

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

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York to Castleford bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, depart from York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) 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 59 min and costs £11 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus and line 189 bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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

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

You can take a train from York to Castleford via Leeds in around 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from York to Castleford via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) in around 1 h 44 min.

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
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Castleford
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from York to East Garforth
Ave. Duration
22 min
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 (East Garforth Rail Station) to Castleford, Bus Station (Castleford Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Castleford, Wood Street Factories
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from York to Castleford
Ave. Duration
29 min
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 29 min to drive from York to Castleford.

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