Directions from York to Castleford

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 1 min

$15 - $54

Cheapest option

Train, line 166 bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. 166

$9 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus, line 189 bus  •  1 h 44 min

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  2. 189

$10 - $14

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. 24.3 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  29 min

  1. 24.3 miles

$5 - $8

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

You can take a train from York to Castleford via Leeds in around 1 h 1 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
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Castleford
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from York to East Garforth
Ave. Duration
24 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
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
$8 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from York to Castleford
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$90 - $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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Questions & Answers

The distance between York and Castleford is 32 km. The road distance is 39 km.

The cheapest way to get from York to Castleford is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 29 min.

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

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 1 h 1 min.

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.

It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to get from York to Castleford, including transfers.