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Newcastle upon Tyne to Pontefract by train

  • First train
    04:45
  • Last train
    22:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 41m
  • Distance
    143 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    30
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 37m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Pontefract by train

Fast trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Pontefract take around 1 hour and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 143 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Newcastle upon Tyne and Pontefract.

1. Are there direct trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Pontefract?

Journeys between Newcastle upon Tyne and Pontefract usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Newcastle upon Tyne 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 29 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Newcastle upon Tyne to Pontefract?

The Newcastle upon Tyne to Pontefract train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Newcastle upon Tyne to Pontefract train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Pontefract is usually scheduled to depart Newcastle upon Tyne around 04:45 and the last train is around 22:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Newcastle upon Tyne around 04:48, and the last at 22:00.

When to book Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne to Pontefract by train.

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Which train companies operate between Newcastle upon Tyne and Pontefract?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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.