Doncaster to Pontefract by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:01
  • Last train
    23:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    35m

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:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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