How to get from Edinburgh to Doncaster

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Travel Information from Edinburgh to Doncaster

distanceDistance186 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£27 - £42
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £27 • 5 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £42 • 2 h 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 186 miles to Doncaster from Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 53 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £27. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Edinburgh to Doncaster.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Doncaster

Travel 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 Edinburgh to Doncaster.

There are 4 ways to travel from Edinburgh to Doncaster including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Edinburgh to Doncaster is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £27 compared to other travel options to Doncaster:

A coach is generally £14 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £42 from Edinburgh to Doncaster.

The fastest way to get to Doncaster from Edinburgh is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 53 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Doncaster by coach can take on average 5 h 25 min.

The distance from Edinburgh to Doncaster is approximately 186 miles.

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Doncaster is:

  • 2 coaches per day.
  • Around 19 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Doncaster, Interchange.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Doncaster.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Doncaster, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Doncaster by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Edinburgh to Doncaster for £27 on Omio.
  • Travel with London North Eastern Railway to go to Doncaster by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find London North Eastern Railway Edinburgh to Doncaster tickets on Omio for £42.

Yes, there are direct services available to Doncaster from Edinburgh with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with with 2 direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find 13 direct trains per day with London North Eastern Railway.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Doncaster as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Edinburgh and Doncaster.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Edinburgh to Doncaster often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Leeds or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Edinburgh and Doncaster itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Doncaster and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Edinburgh to Doncaster, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £27 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £42 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Doncaster tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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