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Manchester to Pontefract

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3 suggested routes to go from Manchester to Pontefract by train, car, bus

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Trip Manchester Pontefract

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance41 mi
Direct lineNo

How to get from Manchester to Pontefract?

We are suggesting 3 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Manchester Pontefract. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Manchester-Pontefract

For your trip from Manchester (England, United Kingdom) to Pontefract (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 41 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Manchester to Pontefract without changing trains but some trains run on lines Manchester-Sheffield and Sheffield-Pontefract allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of Northern Rail, First TransPennine Express or East Midlands Trains to Sheffield leave from Manchester Piccadilly railway station in Manchester. Arrival in Sheffield will take place at Sheffield station (0.4 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Sheffield where the train operated by Northern Rail leave for Pontefract.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Manchester Pontefract only by bus, there are other means of transport (train) that will complete the journey Manchester-Sheffield.
You will board a coach of National Express in Manchester. The bus will drop you off at Sheffield bus station (0.2 mi from Sheffield, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Manchester bus station (0.2 mi from Manchester) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Sheffield.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Sheffield-Pontefract will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by train in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Manchester and Pontefract?

Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Sheffield-Pontefract (23 mi)
Railway companies
Northern Rail provides rail connections Manchester-Sheffield with the train from Manchester Piccadilly railway station (0.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Sheffield at arrival (0.4 mi from centre) and from Sheffield to Pontefract with the train which leaves Sheffield station to arrive at Pontefract Baghill railway station (England United Kingdom)
First TransPennine Express transports passengers on a rail line Manchester-Sheffield with the train from Manchester Piccadilly railway station (0.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Sheffield at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
East Midlands Trains operates the train journey from Manchester to Sheffield with the train which leaves Manchester Piccadilly station to arrive at Sheffield railway station (England United Kingdom)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Manchester in Manchester and to the one of Sheffield (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Manchester (serving Manchester bus station at 0.2 mi from centre) and the city of Leeds where the coach will drop you off at Leeds station situated at about 3723.3 mi from Leeds city centre.
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