Travelling from Doncaster to Pontefract by train
Fast trains from Doncaster to Pontefract take around 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 22 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Doncaster and Pontefract.
Are there direct trains from Doncaster to Pontefract?
Journeys between Doncaster and Pontefract usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Doncaster to Pontefract every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
How long is the train journey from Doncaster to Pontefract?
The Doncaster to Pontefract train travel time is normally about 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
What are the Doncaster to Pontefract train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Pontefract is usually scheduled to depart Doncaster around 06:01 and the last train is around 23:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Doncaster around 06:01, and the last at 23:49.
When to book Doncaster to Pontefract train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Doncaster to Pontefract by train.
Which train companies operate between Doncaster and Pontefract?
More than one train company operates on the route from Doncaster to Pontefract, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- Grand Central Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.