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13:25Doncaster station (DON)
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Trains to Doncaster

Travelling by train to Doncaster is a simple and stress-free way of reaching this fascinating Yorkshire market town. From London, Doncaster is within easy reach, with the fastest direct non stop trains taking just over ninety minutes. Other major centres such as Liverpool and Edinburgh also offer direct trains to Doncaster.

Which is the main train station in Doncaster?

Doncaster station is where all rail services to Doncaster arrive. This large, recently modernised station is conveniently located in the centre of town, with direct access to the large Frenchgate shopping centre. For those needing connections outside the town centre, there are bus stops directly outside the station. At the station itself there are all the usual facilities, including public wi-fi, toilets, shops and cafes.

Popular trains to and from Doncaster

Popular trains to Doncaster

Manchester to Doncaster train

from £10
Direct trains available
1h15 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Transpennine Express
  • East Midlands Railway
  • Northern Rail

Scunthorpe to Doncaster train

from £10
Direct trains available
0h30 average duration
12trains per day
Served by
  • Transpennine Express
  • Northern Rail

Glasgow to Doncaster train

from £28
Direct trains available
3h54 average duration
2trains per day
Served by
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Transpennine Express
  • Northern Rail
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Cross Country
  • Scotrail

London to Doncaster train

from £28
Direct trains available
1h29 average duration
45trains per day
Served by
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Grand Central Trains
  • Hull Trains
  • East Midlands Railway

Edinburgh to Doncaster train

from £38
Direct trains available
2h53 average duration
16trains per day
Served by
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Cross Country

Popular trains from Doncaster

Doncaster to Manchester train

from £10
Direct trains available
1h21 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Transpennine Express
  • East Midlands Railway
  • Northern Rail
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Cross Country

Doncaster to Manchester Airport (MAN) train

from £14
Direct trains available
1h41 average duration
8trains per day
Served by
  • Transpennine Express
  • East Midlands Railway
  • Northern Rail

Doncaster to London train

from £18
Direct trains available
1h34 average duration
22trains per day
Served by
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Grand Central Trains
  • Hull Trains
  • East Midlands Railway

Doncaster to Glasgow train

from £25
Direct trains available
4h10 average duration
1train per day
Served by
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern Rail
  • Cross Country
  • Transpennine Express
  • Avanti West Coast

Doncaster to Edinburgh train

from £38
Direct trains available
2h53 average duration
12trains per day
Served by
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Cross Country
  • Lumo

Which train companies offer trains to Doncaster?

London North Eastern Railways offers the fastest direct trains from London, with many non-stop rail services to Doncaster offered daily with the fastest journey time of just over ninety minutes. London services are also offered by Hull Trains, Grand Central and by East Midlands Trains. Northern, TransPennine Express, and CrossCountry also all service Doncaster station.

Why travel by train to Doncaster?

Trains to Doncaster are by far the easiest and fastest way of reaching this delightful Yorkshire town. The direct, non-stop services from London take as little as ninety minutes. There are direct services too from Manchester, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Southampton and locally in Yorkshire from Leeds, York and Sheffield among others. Indirect trains from other big centres, such as Bristol, are available.

Before you travel to Doncaster by train - good to know!

For many, one appeal of arriving at Doncaster railway station will be that it's linked directly to the town's largest shopping centre. The Frenchgate Centre has many large high street shops and it's named after one of the medieval gates that gave access to ancient Doncaster. There's more history at Cusworth Hall on the outskirts of the town, which houses a museum of south Yorkshire life and is also worth a visit for its extensive landscaped gardens. Conisbrough Castle, a twenty minute train ride from Doncaster station, is a romantic 12th century castle that inspired Walter Scott's 'Ivanhoe'. Keen foodies won't want to leave Doncaster without sampling a genuine Yorkshire pie from one of the few remaining traditional pie houses.

How to get to Doncaster by Train

Located just outside the city centre of Doncaster, the train station for this Yorkshire town provides services along the East Coast Main Line and to the north west of England from a variety of operators. East Coast manage the station and operate the majority of services to Doncaster, including those from London Kings Cross, York, Newcastle and Edinburgh; other services operated by East Coast run from Birmingham New Street, which allows connections from cities on the West Coast and Wales. Although, the majority of services are offered by East Coast, Doncaster is linked to the international airport at Manchester by a TransPennine Express service operating daily, which also run from the eastern town of Cleethorpes. Arriving in Doncaster by train is also possible through the use of First Hull services from London Kings Cross and Hull. Northern Rail also offer a number of services to Doncaster, which include trains from the towns and cities of Leeds, Scunthorpe and Sheffield.

Doncaster

One of the most important towns n the history of the north of England, Doncaster and the surrounding area have a large number of attractions and historic sites that are open to the public throughout the year. Conisbrough Castle was built in the 12th century and is still largely intact, open to the public, this castle gives a glimpse into medieval life. Visitors will want to head to the Lakeside development in the city centre, which houses a large number of locally owned and nationally recognised shops in a small area of the city. In the same area sits the stadium used by Doncaster Rovers FC, which is part of a rich sporting heritage in the town. Sports fans can explore Doncaster Racecourse, which holds some of the most important races on the British horse racing calendar.

Train providers: East Coast, Grand Central Trains and TransPennine Express trains to Doncaster

Travel on East Coast, Grand Central Trains and TransPennine Express trains to Doncaster at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

East Midlands Trains is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to the East Midlands, Yorkshire, and the North West. East Midlands Trains operates a fleet of Class 158, Class 156, Class 170, Class 222 and Class 180 diesel multiple units, as well as Class 222 Meridian electric multiple units. East Midlands Trains also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for East Midlands Trains are London to Nottingham, Sheffield, and Leeds.

Train stations in Doncaster

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The major train station for arrivals in Doncaster is Doncaster. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Doncaster for your trip to Doncaster.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off outside the front of the station and park in the station overflow car park.

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