Glasgow to Pontefract by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 11m
  • Distance
    306 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 55m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Glasgow to Pontefract by train

Fast trains from Glasgow to Pontefract take around 4 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 306 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Pontefract.

1. Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Pontefract?

Journeys between Glasgow and Pontefract usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Glasgow to Pontefract every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 12 departures.

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

The Glasgow to Pontefract train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Pontefract is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 04:22 and the last train is around 20:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 06:01, and the last at 20:08.

When to book Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Pontefract by train.

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Which train companies operate between Glasgow and Pontefract?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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.