The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Doncaster to Edinburgh will cost around £ 85 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 63.
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3 h 17 m
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Of the 13 trains that leave Doncaster for Edinburgh every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 301 km distance in an average of 3 h 17 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h .
The slowest trains will take 3 h 54 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||186 miles (300 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 54 min|
|Average train ticket price||£55 (€62)|
|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 trip taking on average 2 h 54 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. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £55, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £44. Travellers depart most frequently from Doncaster and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
Find the best trains from Doncaster to Edinburgh with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £44. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
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.
Enjoy a smooth and easy journey between Doncaster and Edinburgh with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes from Doncaster to Edinburgh as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Doncaster to Edinburgh train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between Doncaster and Edinburgh on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 186 miles (300 km) route between Doncaster and Edinburgh with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.
Doncaster to Edinburgh train information with CrossCountry:
CrossCountry 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Doncaster and Edinburgh are the following:
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 who travel this route most frequently depart from Doncaster and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Doncaster and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Edinburgh.
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