Thinking about taking the train from Doncaster to Edinburgh? We’ve got you covered.
On average, it takes around 3h 13m to travel from Doncaster to Edinburgh by train, and you'll usually find 20 trains running along the route daily for 187 miles (301 km). There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to your destination. Want to reach your destination quickly? With CrossCountry and LNER, you can get to Edinburgh in just 2h 52m on the fastest services. You’ll also get to enjoy free WiFi and a catering service on board.
If you want to snap up the cheapest fares, book an Off-Peak time and get a Railcard. You can check ticket prices in our Journey Planner at the top of the page.
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The average journey time by train between Doncaster and Edinburgh (Waverley) is 3 hours and 8 minutes, with around 26 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Doncaster to Edinburgh (Waverley) is 2 hours and 45 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Doncaster to Edinburgh (Waverley) can start from as little as £20 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Doncaster to Edinburgh (Waverley) without having to change trains. There are 26 direct trains from Doncaster to Edinburgh (Waverley) each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Doncaster to Edinburgh (Waverley) leaves at 05:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Doncaster to Edinburgh (Waverley) leaves at 21:11. 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.
Trains travelling from Doncaster to Edinburgh (Waverley) cover a distance of around 187 miles (301 km) during the journey.
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 Edinburgh (Waverley) is right for you.
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.