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Castleford to London by train

  • First train
    06:17
  • Last train
    23:44
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 18m
  • Distance
    259 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    42
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 9m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Castleford to London by train

Fast trains from Castleford to London take around 2 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 259 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Castleford and London.

1. Are there direct trains from Castleford to London?

Journeys between Castleford and London usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 46 departures on the route from Castleford to London 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 34 departures.

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

The Castleford to London train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to London is usually scheduled to depart Castleford around 06:14 and the last train is around 23:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Castleford around 06:17, and the last at 23:44.

When to book Castleford to London 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 Castleford to London by train.

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Which train companies operate between Castleford and London?

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

  • East Coast
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

London to Castleford by train

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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.