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

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Train  •  31m

  1. Take the train from York to Pontefract Baghill

$7 - $11

3 alternative options

Bus, line 410 bus  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the bus from York, Rougier Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn 840 / ...
  2. Take the line 410 bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Pontefract, Bus Station 410

$11 - $15

Taxi  •  32m

  1. Take a taxi from York to Pontefract 28.3 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  32m

  1. Drive from York to Pontefract 28.3 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from York to Pontefract is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 32m.

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The quickest way to get from York to Pontefract is to train which costs £5 - £9 and takes 31m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from York and arriving at Pontefract Baghill. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31m.

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The distance between York and Pontefract is 21 miles. The road distance is 28.3 miles.

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The best way to get from York to Pontefract without a car is to train which takes 31m and costs £5 - £9.

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The train from York to Pontefract Baghill takes 31m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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York to Pontefract bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, depart from York, Rougier Street station.

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

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The best way to get from York to Pontefract is to train which takes 31m and costs £5 - £9. Alternatively, you can bus and line 410 bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1h 58m.

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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 31m

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

Northern Rail operates a train from York to Pontefract twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from York to Pontefract via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn in around 1h 58m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Rougier Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Pontefract, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from York to Pontefract
Ave. Duration
32m
Estimated price
$100 - $120
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 Pontefract bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, arrive at Pontefract, Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between York to Pontefract is 28 miles. It takes approximately 32m to drive from York to Pontefract.

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