|Distance||45 miles (72 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 21 min|
|Average train ticket price||£16 (€18)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||First Transpennine Express or East Midlands Trains|
Trains from Doncaster to Manchester cover the 45 miles (72 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 21 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £15, but the average price of train tickets is £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Doncaster and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
There are plenty of trains from Doncaster to Manchester throughout the week on this quick, well-served route where journeys can take as little as one hour 20 minutes. Passengers can travel to Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria depending on the operator and personal preference. All of the city stations are within walking distance of each other and are located in the city centre for easy transfers.
Services between Doncaster and Manchester are operated by First Transpennine Express and East Midlands Trains. Each of the train companies has around one service on this busy route per hour and sometimes more than one an hour at particularly busy times.
The fastest service is operated by First Transpennine Express and takes just one hour and 20 minutes without any changes. It's also the cheapest service and runs several times during the day. Some services have a change at Leeds or Sheffield but few take longer than two hours in total.
This is a well-served route and trains operate from around 6:00 a.m. until after 10:00 p.m. on weekdays. At weekends, they start at around 8:00 a.m. Passengers will find at least two trains every hour and sometimes up to four between the two operators. The majority of services are concentrated around commuter hours. The final service of the day tends to leave just after 11:00 p.m. but takes around four hours.
Departure train station: Doncaster Railway Station is located on Station Street in Doncaster. Onward travel is made easy with taxi ranks, buses and airport shuttles available directly outside the station. Inside, travellers will find a lounge, ticket facilities, ATMs, retail and food outlets, a newsagent, coffee bar, seating areas, information screens and trolleys. WiFi is available and there are also public telephones.
Arrival train station: Trains to Manchester arrive at either Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria or Manchester Oxford Road, depending on the service and the operator. These stations are all located in the city centre and are ideal for transfers. Each has ticketing facilities, coffee kiosks, retail outlets, ATMs, accessible toilets, seating areas and more.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Doncaster and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.
Passengers booking this journey 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 Manchester most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from this train station to the city centre.
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