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from Doncaster to Manchester

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25 Oct
£25First Transpennine Express
26 Oct
£17First Transpennine Express
27 Oct
£16First Transpennine Express
28 Oct
£16First Transpennine Express
29 Oct
£16First Transpennine Express
30 Oct
£15First Transpennine Express
31 Oct
£15First Transpennine Express

Travel Information between Doncaster and Manchester

distanceDistance45 miles (72 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £15 • 1 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFirst Transpennine Express

Take a train to travel 45 miles (72 km) from Doncaster to Manchester. First Transpennine Express is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct from Doncaster to Manchester.

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Travel Tips

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

Getting from Doncaster to Manchester includes taking a train.

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

Travelling by train is also the quickest way from Doncaster to Manchester. It takes on average 1 h 21 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance from Doncaster to Manchester?

The Doncaster to Manchester distance is approximately 45 miles (72 km).

How many services a day are there between Doncaster and Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Doncaster to Manchester is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Doncaster and Manchester as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Doncaster to Manchester, where do I depart from Doncaster and where do I arrive in Manchester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Doncaster to Manchester:

  • Most travellers board their train from Doncaster and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel companies can take me from Doncaster to Manchester?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Manchester from Doncaster:

  • You can go to Manchester from Doncaster by train with First Transpennine Express. You'll see cheap train tickets for £15 with First Transpennine Express from Doncaster to Manchester on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Doncaster to Manchester ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Doncaster to Manchester? Many Omio customers who go from Doncaster to Manchester usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you're looking to explore London, Liverpool or Edinburgh from Manchester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Doncaster to Manchester ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Train tickets are costing £15 one way on average.

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