York to Pontefract train

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Cheap train tickets from York to Pontefract

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The best way to find a cheap train ticket from York to Pontefract is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

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Train times from York to Pontefract

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Fastest Journey

1 h 10 m


1 h 10 m

Trains per day



33 km

Of the 1 trains that leave York for Pontefract every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from York to Pontefract

distanceDistance20 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h
priceAverage train ticket price£20 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail (3), CrossCountry or East Coast

Trains from York to Pontefract cover the 20 miles long trip taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry or East Coast. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £20, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £13. Travellers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Pontefract Monkhill.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3), East Coast and CrossCountry trains York to Pontefract

For as little as £13 you can travel by train from York to Pontefract with Northern Rail (3), East Coast and CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys to Pontefract from York. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Northern Rail (3) from York to Pontefract train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: £22
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 3 a day

FAQs: York to Pontefract train

FAQs: Travel by train from York to Pontefract easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from York to Pontefract.
Cheap train tickets from York to Pontefract can start from as little as £13 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for York to Pontefract is £20; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from York to Pontefract is 1 h   to travel the 20 mile long journey, with around there are 7 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from York to Pontefract leaves at 05: 03. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from York to Pontefract leaves at 10: 49.
Yes, it is possible to travel from York to Pontefract without having to change trains with Northern Rail (3). There are 3 direct trains from York to Pontefract each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best York to Pontefract train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry or East Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Pontefract from York to compare what amenities they may offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from York, which is located around 0.5 miles (787 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Pontefract Monkhill, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Pontefract from York is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from York to Pontefract is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Pontefract from York including taking a train or coach.

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