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Travelling from York to Pontefract by train

Fast trains from York to Pontefract take around 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 32 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Pontefract.

Are there direct trains from York to Pontefract?

Direct trains from York to Pontefract have been found.

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

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 4 departures.

How long is the train journey from York to Pontefract?

The York to Pontefract train travel time is normally about 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the York to Pontefract train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Pontefract is usually scheduled to depart York around 10:15 and the last train is around 15:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 10:15, and the last at 20:50.

When to book York 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 York to Pontefract by train.

Which train companies operate between York and Pontefract?

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