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from Doncaster to Edinburgh

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Travel Information between Doncaster and Edinburgh

distanceDistance186 miles (300 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£45 - £129
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £45 • 12 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £129 • 3 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 186 miles (300 km) from Doncaster to Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £45. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Doncaster to Edinburgh.

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Travel Tips

Travel from Doncaster to Edinburgh
Travel to Edinburgh 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 Doncaster to Edinburgh.
What are my travel options from Doncaster to Edinburgh?

You can travel from Doncaster to Edinburgh 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Doncaster to Edinburgh?

The cheapest way from Doncaster to Edinburgh is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £45 compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is about £84 less than a train, which costs on average £129 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get from Doncaster to Edinburgh?

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Doncaster is by train with an average travel time of 3 h.

There are alternative travel options to Edinburgh that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Edinburgh by coach can take on average 12 h 10 min.

How many miles are between Doncaster and Edinburgh

The distance from Doncaster to Edinburgh is approximately 186 miles (300 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Doncaster to Edinburgh?

The average frequency per day from Doncaster to Edinburgh is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Edinburgh from Doncaster as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Doncaster? Where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Doncaster to Edinburgh:

  • Coaches from Doncaster to Edinburgh most often leave from Doncaster, Trafford Way and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains mostly depart from Doncaster and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Doncaster to Edinburgh?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Doncaster to Edinburgh:

  • You can travel by coach to Edinburgh from Doncaster with National Express, and you can find National Express Doncaster to Edinburgh tickets for £45 on Omio.
  • You can go to Edinburgh from Doncaster by train with London North Eastern Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for £129 with London North Eastern Railway from Doncaster to Edinburgh on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to Edinburgh from Doncaster?

Yes, there are direct routes from Doncaster to Edinburgh with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches to take to Edinburgh with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Edinburgh tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

Where should I go next after I travel from Doncaster to Edinburgh?
Many of our customers travelling from Doncaster to Edinburgh don't make Edinburgh their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Glasgow or Manchester, either of which you could add to your Doncaster and Edinburgh trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Edinburgh to any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket to Edinburgh from Doncaster online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Doncaster to Edinburgh, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £45 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £129 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Doncaster to Edinburgh online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.