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Leeds to Pontefract

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  1. Leeds
    Platform 11C estimated
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  2. Leeds
    Platform 13B estimated
    10:25
    Leeds
    Platform 13B estimated
    10:42
    Wakefield Kirkgate
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:50
    Wakefield Kirkgate
    11:14
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    1 change
    Peak
  3. Leeds
    Platform 13B estimated
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  4. Leeds
    Platform 12B estimated
    12:26
    Leeds
    Platform 12B estimated
    12:43
    Wakefield Kirkgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    12:55
    Wakefield Kirkgate
    13:19
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    1 change
    Peak
  5. Leeds
    Platform 17B estimated
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  6. Leeds
    Platform 12A estimated
    14:25
    Leeds
    Platform 12A estimated
    14:42
    Wakefield Kirkgate
    Platform 3 estimated
    14:50
    Wakefield Kirkgate
    15:14
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    1 change
    Peak
  7. Leeds
    Platform 17B estimated
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  8. Leeds
    Platform 12D estimated
    15:50
    Leeds
    Platform 12D estimated
    16:21
    Moorthorpe
    Platform 1 estimated
    17:04
    Moorthorpe
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:12
    Pontefract Baghill
    Pontefract Baghill
    1 change
    Peak
  9. Leeds
    Platform 12A estimated
    16:28
    Leeds
    Platform 12A estimated
    16:52
    Wakefield Kirkgate
    Platform 3 estimated
    17:05
    Wakefield Kirkgate
    17:29
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    1 change
    Peak
  10. Leeds
    Platform 17B estimated
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Leeds to Pontefract

  • Train Fares from: £3.90
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 54
  • Distance: 12 miles (19 km)
  • Origin: Leeds
  • Destination: Pontefract
  • How long does it take to travel from Leeds to Pontefract by train?

    The average journey time between Leeds and Pontefract is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 54 trains per day travelling from Leeds to Pontefract. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Leeds to Pontefract without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Leeds to Pontefract.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Leeds and Pontefract?

    The distance between Leeds and Pontefract is 12 miles.

    Distance: 12 miles
  • What time is the first train from Leeds to Pontefract?

    The first train from Leeds to Pontefract departs at .

    What time is the last train from Leeds to Pontefract?

    The last train from Leeds to Pontefract departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

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