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Pontefract to Wakefield by train

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    14 kilometres
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Travelling from Pontefract to Wakefield by train

Fast trains from Pontefract to Wakefield take around 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 14 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Pontefract and Wakefield.

1. Are there direct trains from Pontefract to Wakefield?

Direct trains from Pontefract to Wakefield have been found.

We usually find around 27 direct trains on the route from Pontefract to Wakefield every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 19 departures.

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

The Pontefract to Wakefield train travel time is normally about 15 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Wakefield is usually scheduled to depart Pontefract around 06:44 and the last train is around 22:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Pontefract around 06:44, and the last at 22:52.

When to book Pontefract to Wakefield 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 Wakefield by train.

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Which train companies operate between Pontefract and Wakefield?

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

  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • 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.