Trains from

Aston to Pontefract

  1. expected to depart at 
    Aston
    Platform 2
    13:43
    Aston
    Platform 2
    13:50
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 12
    14:03
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 9A
    15:46
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:42
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    17:02
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 2
    on time
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 2
    2 changes
    Peak
  2. on time
    Aston
    Platform 2
    14:03
    Aston
    Platform 2
    14:11
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 12B
    14:30
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 9A
    15:46
    Sheffield
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:02
    Sheffield
    Platform 4B estimated
    16:59
    Castleford
    Platform 1
    17:18
    Castleford
    Platform 1
    17:28
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 2
    on time
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 2
    3 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Aston
    Platform 2
    14:43
    Aston
    Platform 2
    14:50
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 12
    15:03
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 9
    16:46
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:43
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    18:03
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 2
    on time
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 2
    2 changes
    Peak
  4. on time
    Aston
    Platform 2 estimated
    15:03
    Aston
    Platform 2 estimated
    15:11
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 12B estimated
    15:30
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 9A estimated
    16:44
    Sheffield
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:02
    Sheffield
    Platform 4B estimated
    17:59
    Castleford
    Platform 1
    18:18
    Castleford
    Platform 1
    18:28
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 2
    on time
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 2
    3 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Aston
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:03
    Aston
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:10
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 12B estimated
    16:30
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 9A estimated
    18:16
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:42
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    19:02
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 2
    on time
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 2
    2 changes
    Peak
  6. expected to depart at 
    Aston
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:43
    Aston
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:50
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 12B estimated
    17:03
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11 estimated
    18:48
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 2 estimated
    19:42
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:05
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 2
    on time
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 2
    2 changes
    Peak
  7. on time
    Aston
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:03
    Aston
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:11
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 12B estimated
    17:30
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 9A estimated
    18:44
    Sheffield
    Platform 1B estimated
    19:02
    Sheffield
    Platform 3B estimated
    19:59
    Castleford
    Platform 1
    20:18
    Castleford
    Platform 1
    20:28
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 2
    on time
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 2
    3 changes
    Peak
  8. expected to depart at 
    Aston
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:43
    Aston
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:50
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 12B estimated
    18:03
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 9A estimated
    19:46
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 2 estimated
    20:42
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    21:02
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 2
    on time
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 2
    2 changes
    Peak
  9. on time
    Aston
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:03
    Aston
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:11
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 12B estimated
    18:30
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 7M estimated
    19:40
    Sheffield
    Platform 1B estimated
    20:02
    Sheffield
    Platform 4B estimated
    20:59
    Castleford
    Platform 1
    21:18
    Castleford
    Platform 1
    21:30
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 2
    on time
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 2
    3 changes
    Peak
  10. on time
    Aston
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:43
    Aston
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:49
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 12B estimated
    19:03
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 9 estimated
    20:47
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 2 estimated
    21:42
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    22:02
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 2
    on time
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 2
    2 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Aston to Pontefract

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  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 2 to 4
  • How long does it take to travel from Aston to Pontefract by train?

    The average journey time between Aston and Pontefract is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 3 trains per day travelling from Aston to Pontefract. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Aston to Pontefract?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Aston to Pontefract without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Aston to Pontefract.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Aston and Pontefract?

    The distance between Aston and Pontefract is 85 miles.

    Distance: 85 miles
  • What time is the first train from Aston to Pontefract?

    The first train from Aston to Pontefract departs at .

    What time is the last train from Aston to Pontefract?

    The last train from Aston to Pontefract departs at .

    First train
    Last train
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