Thinking about travelling from London to Doncaster by train? Look no further.
The train journey from London to Doncaster takes just 1 hour and 28 minutes on the fastest direct LNER or Hull Trains services. Onboard both services you’ll find comfortable seating, plenty of room for luggage and free WiFi. If you fancy travelling in style, both services also offer First Class. LNER First Class offers complimentary food and drink, ambient lighting in the carriage and reclining seats. Hull Trains First Class also offer reclining seats and complimentary food, as well as power and USB sockets at your seat.
Once you arrive in Doncaster, why not head to nearby Yorkshire Wildlife Park to get up close to over 400 animals, or pay a visit to historic Conisbrough Castle, which dates back to 1066.
Feeling ready to book? Start a search for cheap train tickets from London to Doncaster in our Journey Planner at the top of the page or keep reading for FAQs and money-saving tips like travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard to save 1/3.
The average journey time by train between London and Doncaster is 1 hour and 47 minutes, with around 89 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 London to Doncaster is 1 hour and 28 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London to Doncaster can start from as little as £13.50 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 London to Doncaster without having to change trains. There are 89 direct trains from London to Doncaster each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from London to Doncaster leaves at 04:55. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London to Doncaster leaves at 23:33. 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 London to Doncaster cover a distance of around 146 miles (234 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 London to Doncaster 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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