|Distance||186 miles (300 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 59 min|
|Average train ticket price||£41 (€47)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country|
Trains from Doncaster to Edinburgh cover the 186 miles (300 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 59 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £28, but the average price of train tickets is £41. Travellers depart most frequently from Doncaster and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
For as little as £28 you can travel by train from Doncaster to Edinburgh with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Doncaster and Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Looking to travel by train between Doncaster and Edinburgh? Omio can help you find that perfect trip with CrossCountry. Check Omio to see current CrossCountry train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Doncaster to Edinburgh train and book CrossCountry tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Doncaster and Edinburgh, you can expect to travel 186 miles (300 km) one-way with CrossCountry. If you search for trains from Doncaster to Edinburgh in the Omio app, you can check if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with CrossCountry, we do the work for you to get you safely to Edinburgh from Doncaster. Book that perfect Doncaster to Edinburgh train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with CrossCountry!
Train information from Doncaster to Edinburgh with CrossCountry:
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There are over 20 departures throughout the day from the historic Yorkshire town of Doncaster to Scotland's picturesque capital city, from early morning through to mid-evening. This includes an even mix of direct trains and other equally fast options, with the journey usually taking somewhere in the region of 3 hours to 3 hours and 15 minutes.
Cross Country and London North Eastern Railway both provide services from Doncaster to Edinburgh. Travel durations are similar with both companies, but of the two, LNER offers the most options both in terms of departure times and ticket prices for a range of budgets.
The train ride from Doncaster to Edinburgh usually takes around 3 hours, although in a few cases it can be as long as 3 hours and 46 minutes (or a little over 8 hours if travelling overnight). There's a mixture of direct trains and those requiring changes, but generally speaking this makes little difference to the journey time.
Trains for Edinburgh from Sheffield depart at a rate of about one or two an hour, with a slight increase in frequency around lunch time and early afternoon. Departures begin in the early morning, with service continuing regularly throughout the day until shortly after 8:00 p.m., with a single overnight departure too.
Departure train station: Doncaster train station is located next to the city's main shopping centre and 1.5 miles from Doncaster racecourse. The station has baby changing facilities, cafes with dining options, a sheltered taxi rank and plentiful parking in the adjoining Frenchgate shopping mall.
Arrival train station:Edinburgh Waverley is a few steps from the boutiques of Princess Street and tourist sites such as Edinburgh Castle. Recently refurbished to the tune of £130 million, its facilities include showers, trolley points, photo booths, Wi-Fi, places to eat and retail outlets. Airport shuttles run from the Waverley Bridge stop just outside the station.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Doncaster and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Doncaster and need to travel around 0.1 miles (199 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.2 miles (429 m) from this train station to the city centre.
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