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Pontefract to Peterborough by train

  • First train
    06:31
  • Last train
    23:09
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 30m
  • Distance
    143 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    32
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 25m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Pontefract to Peterborough by train

Fast trains from Pontefract to Peterborough take around 1 hour and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 143 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Pontefract and Peterborough.

1. Are there direct trains from Pontefract to Peterborough?

Journeys between Pontefract and Peterborough usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Pontefract to Peterborough 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 27 departures.

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

The Pontefract to Peterborough train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Peterborough is usually scheduled to depart Pontefract around 06:31 and the last train is around 23:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Pontefract around 08:00, and the last at 22:52.

When to book Pontefract to Peterborough 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 Peterborough by train.

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Which train companies operate between Pontefract and Peterborough?

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

Peterborough to Pontefract 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.