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Each fare is the lowest adult economy ticket fare found by our customers on Trainline. Fares booked further in advance than the dates displayed may be cheaper. Prices are updated daily, subject to change and indicative of price last update. Limited availability. Discount cards and coach journeys excluded, prices exclusive of booking fee.

Newcastle to Doncaster by train

It takes an average of 1h 39m to travel from Newcastle to Doncaster by train, over a distance of around 102 miles (164 km). There are normally 48 trains per day travelling from Newcastle to Doncaster and tickets for this journey start from £12.40 when you book in advance.

First train

03:40

Last train

21:44

Departure station

Newcastle

Arrival station

Doncaster

Journey time

From 1h 19m

Distance

102 miles (164 km)

Frequency

48 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £12.40

Train operators

CrossCountry, London North Eastern Railway

Travelling from Newcastle to Doncaster by train

Looking to travel from Newcastle to Doncaster by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 1 hour 39 minutes to travel from Newcastle to Doncaster by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 1 hour 19 minutes though. You'll usually find 48 trains per day running along the 102 miles (164 km) route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Doncaster. You can choose to travel with London North Eastern Railway or CrossCountry to get to Doncaster – both train companies offer modern comfortable services that will whisk you there in no time.

To help you get great train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Newcastle to Doncaster in our Journey Planner. Just remember, as well as travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from £12.40.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, scroll up for timetables including live train times, or keep reading for FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Newcastle to Doncaster? 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 Newcastle to Doncaster take?

The average journey time by train between Newcastle and Doncaster is 1 hour and 39 minutes, with around 48 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 Newcastle and Doncaster by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Newcastle to Doncaster is 1 hour and 19 minutes.

How much does the train from Newcastle to Doncaster cost?

Train ticket prices from Newcastle to Doncaster can start from as little as £12.40 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.

Is there a direct train from Newcastle to Doncaster?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Newcastle to Doncaster without having to change trains. There are 48 direct trains from Newcastle to Doncaster each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Newcastle to Doncaster leaves at 03:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Newcastle to Doncaster leaves at 21:44. 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 Newcastle and Doncaster by train?

Trains travelling from Newcastle to Doncaster cover a distance of around 102 miles (164 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Newcastle to Doncaster

Train tickets from Newcastle to Doncaster start at £12.40 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.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

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 Newcastle to Doncaster 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.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

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

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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