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Doncaster to Peterborough by train

It takes an average of 1h 7m to travel from Doncaster to Peterborough by train, over a distance of around 75 miles (121 km). There are normally 49 trains per day traveling from Doncaster to Peterborough and tickets for this journey start from $15.89 when you book in advance.

First train

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Last train

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Departure station

Doncaster

Arrival station

Peterborough

Journey time

From 45m

Distance

75 miles (121 km)

Frequency

49 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $15.89

Train operators

East Midlands Railway, London North Eastern Railway, Grand Central Railway

How to travel from Doncaster to Peterborough by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Doncaster to Peterborough? Look no further.

You'll usually find 49 trains per day running between Doncaster and Peterborough, which usually take 1 hour 7 minutes to complete the 121 km journey. It can take as little as 45 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available.

You can save money on train tickets from Doncaster to Peterborough if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $15.89. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

FAQs for Doncaster to Peterborough

Want to know more about your journey from Doncaster to Peterborough? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Doncaster to Peterborough take?

The average journey time by train between Doncaster and Peterborough is 1 hour and 7 minutes, with around 49 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Doncaster and Peterborough by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Doncaster to Peterborough is 45 minutes.

How much does the train from Doncaster to Peterborough cost?

Train tickets from Doncaster to Peterborough can start from as little as $15.89 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Doncaster to Peterborough?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Doncaster to Peterborough without having to change trains. There are 49 direct trains from Doncaster to Peterborough each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Doncaster to Peterborough leave?

The first train from Doncaster to Peterborough leaves at 04:06. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Doncaster to Peterborough leave?

The last train from Doncaster to Peterborough leaves at 21:48. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Doncaster and Peterborough by train?

Trains travelling from Doncaster to Peterborough cover a distance of around 75 miles (121 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Peterborough to Doncaster.

Cheap train tickets from Doncaster to Peterborough

Train tickets from Doncaster to Peterborough start at $15.89 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Doncaster to Peterborough is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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