The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Leeds to Doncaster will cost around £ 11 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 6.
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Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave Leeds for Doncaster every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 41 km distance in an average of 36 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 31 m .
The slowest train will take 45 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.
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|Train Ticket Price:||£6|
|Trains depart from:||Leeds|
|Trains arrive in:||Doncaster|
|Train Companies:||London North Eastern Railway, Northern Rail|
The first train of the day leaves Leeds between 5:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. The last train departs before 11:00 p.m. every day except Sunday, when it leaves just after 9:00 p.m. There are approximately 45 trains per day during the week and around 30-35 on weekends. Trains depart from Leeds every 15-30 minutes, most often in the mornings. Most trains from Leeds to Doncaster are direct, occasionally a change is required in York or Wakefield. The journey takes between 30 and 45 minutes. These train journeys are operated by East Coast, Cross Country, East Midlands Trains and Northern Rail.
All trains to Doncaster leave from Leeds Train Station, which is situated on the bank of the River Aire, just a few minutes from the city centre. Just outside the station at the New Station Street entrance is the bus interchange. Buses travel all around Leeds from here, including the Citybus which leaves every few minutes between 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Other bus routes run throughout the city until around midnight.
Doncaster displays a wide variety of architecture, from Roman ruins to Georgian buildings, which highlight the market town's long history. From the intriguing Sand House and the beautifully preserved Mansion House to the serene canals, there are many sights to explore. Hundreds of buses stop at the Doncaster Frenchgate Interchange, which is right outside the train station. Most locations within Doncaster are just a few minutes away by bus. Buses run until approximately 11:30 p.m.