Manchester to Doncaster train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Doncaster

Showing times and prices for 17 Aug

Cheapest

£16

Average

£26

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.

Cheapest
06:15Manchester Piccadilly1h18 07:33Doncaster
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£161One-way
07:18Manchester Piccadilly1h18 08:36Doncaster
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£171One-way
06:27Manchester Piccadilly1h45 08:12Doncaster
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£321One-way
04:33Manchester Piccadilly2h02 06:35Doncaster
1 change
£321One-way
02:42Manchester Piccadilly2h53 05:35Doncaster
1 change
£321One-way

Train schedule Manchester to Doncaster

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 17 August
02:42Manchester Piccadilly2h53 05:35Doncaster
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04:33Manchester Piccadilly2h02 06:35Doncaster
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06:15Manchester Piccadilly1h18 07:33Doncaster
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06:27Manchester Piccadilly1h45 08:12Doncaster
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07:18Manchester Piccadilly1h18 08:36Doncaster
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Fastest train times from Manchester to Doncaster

Showing times and prices for 17 Aug

Fastest Journey

1 h 18 m

Average

1 h 51 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

73 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Manchester for Doncaster every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
06:15Manchester Piccadilly1h18 07:33Doncaster
0 changes
£161One-way
Fastest
07:18Manchester Piccadilly1h18 08:36Doncaster
0 changes
£171One-way
06:27Manchester Piccadilly1h45 08:12Doncaster
1 change
£321One-way
04:33Manchester Piccadilly2h02 06:35Doncaster
1 change
£321One-way
02:42Manchester Piccadilly2h53 05:35Doncaster
1 change
£321One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Doncaster

distanceDistance45 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£24 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency57 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 13 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail, Transpennine Express, East Midlands Railway, East Midlands Railways or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Manchester to Doncaster cover the 45 miles long route taking on average 1 h 17 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, Transpennine Express, East Midlands Railway, East Midlands Railways or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 57 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £24, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Doncaster.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3), First TransPennine Express 3 and East Midlands Trains trains Manchester to Doncaster

Find the best trains to Doncaster from Manchester with Omio's travel partners Northern Rail (3), First TransPennine Express 3 and East Midlands Trains from £16. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

First TransPennine Express 3
East Midlands Trains
Northern Rail (3)

Save time and money by searching for and booking your First TransPennine Express 3 train to Doncaster from Manchester online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest First TransPennine Express 3 train from Manchester to Doncaster, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current First TransPennine Express 3 train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 45 miles (72 km) route to Doncaster from Manchester as well as ticket information for the train (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Manchester and Doncaster, you can check straight away if the First TransPennine Express 3 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. Buy your official First TransPennine Express 3 Manchester to Doncaster train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Manchester to Doncaster train information with First TransPennine Express 3:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 17 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 13 a day

Looking to travel by train from Manchester to Doncaster? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with East Midlands Trains. Check Omio to see current East Midlands Trains train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Manchester to Doncaster train and book East Midlands Trains tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Manchester to Doncaster, you can expect to travel 45 miles (72 km) one-way with East Midlands Trains. If you search for trains from Manchester to Doncaster in the Omio app, you can check if the East Midlands Trains 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 East Midlands Trains, we do the work for you to get you safely to Doncaster from Manchester. Book that perfect Manchester to Doncaster train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with East Midlands Trains!

Manchester to Doncaster train information with East Midlands Trains:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 11 min
  • East Midlands Trains frequency: 11 a day

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys from Manchester to Doncaster. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Train information from Manchester to Doncaster with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 1 h 15 min
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 3 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Doncaster

Travel by train to Doncaster easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Doncaster.
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Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Manchester and Doncaster for the next 7 days starting from £16  one way.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Manchester and Doncaster is £24  one way.
The train distance from Manchester to Doncaster is around 45 miles.
On average the train from Manchester to Doncaster duration is 1 h 17 min  for the 45 miles long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Manchester Piccadilly   to Doncaster   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival train station in Doncaster, called Doncaster, is located around 0.1 miles (199 m) away from its city centre.

Take the Manchester to Doncaster train with Northern Rail, Transpennine Express, East Midlands Railway, East Midlands Railways or TransPennine Express Service. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Manchester and Doncaster as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Doncaster is 57 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
If you prefer early morning trains from Manchester to Doncaster, the first train leaves at 05: 15. If you prefer late night trains from Manchester to Doncaster, the last train of the day leaves at 21: 20. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Doncaster schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
You can find a train to Doncaster from Manchester to cost on average £24 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester to Doncaster train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Doncaster
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip to Doncaster from Manchester.
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+44 3457114141
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Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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Public transport options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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