It takes an average of 1h 47m to travel from London to Doncaster by train, over a distance of around 146 miles (234 km). There are normally 92 trains per day travelling from London to Doncaster and tickets for this journey start from £13.50 when you book in advance.
From 1h 27m
146 miles (234 km)
92 trains per day
Direct trains available
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.
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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