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Travelling from Leeds to Castleford by train

Fast trains from Leeds to Castleford take around 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 15 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leeds and Castleford.

Are there direct trains from Leeds to Castleford?

Direct trains from Leeds to Castleford have been found.

We usually find around 64 direct trains on the route from Leeds to Castleford every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 47 departures.

How long is the train journey from Leeds to Castleford?

The Leeds to Castleford train travel time is normally about 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Leeds to Castleford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Castleford is usually scheduled to depart Leeds around 05:46 and the last train is around 23:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leeds around 05:47, and the last at 22:37.

When to book Leeds to Castleford 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 Leeds to Castleford by train.

Which train companies operate between Leeds and Castleford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Leeds to Castleford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • 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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