Pontefract to York by train

  • First train
    09:35
  • Last train
    19:38
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    34m
  • Distance
    32 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    5
  • Avg. journey time
    39m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Pontefract to York by train

Fast trains from Pontefract to York take around 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 32 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Pontefract and York.

1. Are there direct trains from Pontefract to York?

Direct trains from Pontefract to York have been found.

We usually find around 5 direct trains on the route from Pontefract to York every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 7 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Pontefract to York?

The Pontefract to York train travel time is normally about 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Pontefract to York train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to York is usually scheduled to depart Pontefract around 09:35 and the last train is around 14:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Pontefract around 09:35, and the last at 19:38.

When to book Pontefract to York 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 Pontefract to York by train.

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Which train companies operate between Pontefract and York?

More than one train company operates on the route from Pontefract to York, 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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