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Pontefract to Sheffield

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  1. on time
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 1
    16:48
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 1
    17:10
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 2
    17:22
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1
    17:53
    Sheffield
    Platform 6
    on time
    Sheffield
    Platform 6
    1 change
    Off Peak
  2. expected to depart at 
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 1
    16:54
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 1
    17:10
    Wakefield Kirkgate
    Platform 3
    17:22
    Wakefield Kirkgate
    Platform 2
    18:02
    Sheffield
    Platform 6A
    on time
    Sheffield
    Platform 6A
    1 change
    Off Peak
  3. on time
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 1
    17:19
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 1
    17:29
    Castleford
    Platform 1
    17:50
    Castleford
    Platform 1
    18:51
    Sheffield
    Platform 3B estimated
    on time
    Sheffield
    Platform 3B estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 1
    17:46
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 1
    18:08
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 2
    18:23
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    18:53
    Sheffield
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Sheffield
    Platform 8 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  5. on time
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 1
    18:20
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 1
    18:30
    Castleford
    Platform 1
    18:50
    Castleford
    Platform 1
    19:51
    Sheffield
    Platform 4A estimated
    on time
    Sheffield
    Platform 4A estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  6. Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 1 estimated
    18:46
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 1 estimated
    19:08
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 2 estimated
    19:23
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    19:55
    Sheffield
    Platform 6 estimated
    on time
    Sheffield
    Platform 6 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 1
    19:19
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 1
    19:29
    Castleford
    Platform 1
    19:50
    Castleford
    Platform 1
    20:50
    Sheffield
    Platform 1B estimated
    on time
    Sheffield
    Platform 1B estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  8. Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 1 estimated
    19:46
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:11
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 2 estimated
    20:23
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:53
    Sheffield
    Platform 6 estimated
    on time
    Sheffield
    Platform 6 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  9. Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:19
    Pontefract Monkhill
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:29
    Castleford
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:51
    Castleford
    Platform 1
    21:50
    Sheffield
    Platform 3A
    on time
    Sheffield
    Platform 3A
    1 change
    Off Peak
  10. Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:47
    Pontefract Tanshelf
    Platform 1 estimated
    21:09
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 2 estimated
    21:23
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    21:53
    Sheffield
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Sheffield
    Platform 5 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak

Journey information from Pontefract to Sheffield

  • Train Fares from: £11.30
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 2
  • Distance: 23 miles (36 km)
  • Origin: Pontefract
  • Destination: Sheffield
  • How long does it take to travel from Pontefract to Sheffield by train?

    The average journey time between Pontefract and Sheffield is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 2 trains per day travelling from Pontefract to Sheffield. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

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

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Pontefract and Sheffield?

    The distance between Pontefract and Sheffield is 23 miles.

    Distance: 23 miles
  • What time is the first train from Pontefract to Sheffield?

    The first train from Pontefract to Sheffield departs at .

    What time is the last train from Pontefract to Sheffield?

    The last train from Pontefract to Sheffield 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.
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