Pontefract to Sheffield by train

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Travelling from Pontefract to Sheffield by train

Fast trains from Pontefract to Sheffield take around 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 37 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Pontefract and Sheffield.

1. Are there direct trains from Pontefract to Sheffield?

Direct trains from Pontefract to Sheffield have been found.

We usually find around 7 direct trains on the route from Pontefract to Sheffield every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Pontefract to Sheffield train travel time is normally about 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Sheffield is usually scheduled to depart Pontefract around 09:48 and the last train is around 17:49. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Pontefract around 09:48, and the last at 21:24.

When to book Pontefract to Sheffield 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 Sheffield by train.

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Which train companies operate between Pontefract and Sheffield?

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