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London to Pontefract by train
Fastest journey2hr 27m
Trains per day33
Avg. journey time3hr 47m
Travelling from London to Pontefract by train
Fast trains from London to Pontefract take around 2 hours and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 256 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Pontefract.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Pontefract?
Journeys between London and Pontefract usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 32 departures on the route from London to Pontefract every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 37 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Pontefract?
The London to Pontefract train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Pontefract train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Pontefract is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:50 and the last train is around 23:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:15, and the last at 22:35.
What's the London to Pontefract train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Pontefract are $17.54.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $24 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $17. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book London 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 London to Pontefract by train.
Which train companies operate between London and Pontefract?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Pontefract, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- First Hull Trains
- Grand Central
- Grand Central Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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