How to get to Doncaster from Leeds

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from Leeds to Doncaster

How to get to Doncaster from Leeds by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Leeds to Doncaster is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Northern Rail
Leeds station (LDS)
11:08Doncaster station (DON)
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Northern Rail
Leeds station (LDS)
10:05Doncaster station (DON)
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Cross Country
Leeds station (LDS)
10:29Doncaster station (DON)
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Northern Rail
Leeds station (LDS)
12:08Doncaster station (DON)
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Northern Rail
Leeds station (LDS)
09:04Doncaster station (DON)
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Northern Rail
Leeds station (LDS)
13:08Doncaster station (DON)
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Travel Information to Doncaster from Leeds

distanceDistance25 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£4 - £4
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £4 • 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £4 • 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail (3)

Take a train or coach to travel 25 miles from Leeds to Doncaster. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Northern Rail (3) among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Leeds to Doncaster.

How to Travel from Leeds to Doncaster

Frequent express train services connect Leeds, the home of the Royal Armoury and the West Yorkshire Playhouse, to Doncaster in South Yorkshire. Doncaster's top attraction is the Vulcan Experience, which showcases the UK's most iconic aircraft and is a superb example of British engineering. The experience is available for visitors who have booked in advance. For those who love animals, Doncaster is also home to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park, where the star attractions are the big cats and polar bears, all housed in spacious enclosures.

Train: Virgin trains East Coast, East Midlands Trains, CrossCountry and Northern rail all provide direct services between Leeds Railway Station and Doncaster Railway Station. Trains depart from Leeds Railway Station two or three times every hour between 5:00 a.m. and 10:40 p.m. from Monday to Saturday. On Sundays, trains run between 8:00 a.m. and 9:20 p.m. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes.

Bus: There are no bus options available at this time.

Flight: There are no flight options available at this time.

Travelling from Leeds to Doncaster: Travel Tips

  • What is the cheapest way to travel from Leeds to Doncaster? The cheapest train tickets are sold by Northern rail, starting from £3.50
  • What is the fastest way to travel from Leeds to Doncaster? Virgin trains East Coast, East Midlands Trains and CrossCountry all have fast routes with journeys taking only 28 or 29 minutes.

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Find the best route to Doncaster from Leeds with Omio's travel partners National Express, CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3)! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned travel providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and regional travel 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 travel journeys to Doncaster from Leeds. There is only one class option on Northern travel: Standard.

    National Express is the leading travel operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Leeds - Doncaster travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

      FAQs: Leeds to Doncaster

      FAQs: 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 Leeds to Doncaster.

      There are 2 travel options from Leeds to Doncaster: train or coach.

      The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Doncaster is by taking a train with average ticket prices of £4 compared to other travel options to Doncaster:

      A train is £1 less than a coach with an average ticket price of £4 from Leeds to Doncaster.

      The fastest way to get to Doncaster from Leeds is by train with an average travel time of 30 min.

      Other travel options to Doncaster take longer:

      Coach takes 1 h 52 min on average.

      The distance between Leeds and Doncaster is around 25 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Leeds to Doncaster is:

      • 50 trains a day.

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

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

      • Most travellers catch their coach from Leeds, Coach Station and arrive in Doncaster, Trafford Way.
      • Most travellers take a train from Leeds to Doncaster.

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

      • You can travel by coach between Leeds and Doncaster with National Express, and you can find National Express Leeds to Doncaster tickets for £10 on Omio.
      • You can take a train from Leeds to Doncaster with Northern Rail (3), East Coast or CrossCountry. Cheap tickets can be found for £4 with Northern Rail (3) from Leeds to Doncaster.

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

      • You'll find 39 direct trains a day to Doncaster with Northern Rail (3) or East Coast.

      Direct services to Doncaster tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

      Many of our customers travelling from Leeds to Doncaster don't make Doncaster their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Manchester, Edinburgh or Sheffield, either of which you could add to your Leeds and Doncaster trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Doncaster to any of these top destinations today!

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