Sheffield to Castleford by train

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Travelling from Sheffield to Castleford by train

Fast trains from Sheffield to Castleford take around 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 39 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Castleford.

1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Castleford?

Direct trains from Sheffield to Castleford have been found.

We usually find around 31 direct trains on the route from Sheffield to Castleford every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 22 departures.

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

The Sheffield to Castleford train travel time is normally about 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Castleford is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 06:02 and the last train is around 22:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 06:06, and the last at 22:44.

When to book Sheffield to Castleford 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 Sheffield to Castleford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Castleford?

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