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Sheffield to Doncaster by train

It takes an average of 32m to travel from Sheffield to Doncaster by train, over a distance of around 17 miles (27 km). There are normally 100 trains per day travelling from Sheffield to Doncaster and tickets for this journey start from £2 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 22m
PriceFrom £2
Distance17 miles (27 km)
Frequency100 trains per day
First train04:05
Last train23:30
Departure stationSheffield
Arrival stationDoncaster
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsCrossCountry, TransPennine Express, East Midlands Railway

Sheffield to Doncaster train times

Check out the next trains departing from Sheffield to Doncaster for Monday 14th June 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
13:05 On timesheffield13:45 On timedoncasterPlat. 3A northern PeakGet tickets40m, direct
13:11 On timesheffield13:35 On timedoncasterPlat. 1B transpennine express PeakGet tickets24m, direct
13:57 On timesheffield14:22 On timedoncasterPlat. 1B northern PeakGet tickets25m, direct
14:05 On timesheffield14:45 On timedoncasterPlat. 3A northern PeakGet tickets40m, direct
14:11 On timesheffield14:35 On timedoncasterPlat. 1B transpennine express PeakGet tickets24m, direct
14:51 On timesheffield15:16 On timedoncasterPlat. 2 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets25m, direct
14:57 On timesheffield15:22 On timedoncasterPlat. 1B estimatednorthern PeakGet tickets25m, direct
15:05 On timesheffield15:45 On timedoncasterPlat. 3A estimatednorthern PeakGet tickets40m, direct
15:11 On timesheffield15:35 On timedoncasterPlat. 1B estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets24m, direct
15:51 On timesheffield16:16 On timedoncasterPlat. 2 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets25m, direct

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Sheffield and Doncaster is 32 minutes, with around 100 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 Sheffield and Doncaster by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Sheffield to Doncaster is 22 minutes.

How much does the train from Sheffield to Doncaster cost?

Train ticket prices from Sheffield to Doncaster can start from as little as £2 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 Sheffield to Doncaster?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Sheffield to Doncaster without having to change trains. There are 100 direct trains from Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Doncaster leave?

The first train from Sheffield to Doncaster leaves at 04:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Sheffield to Doncaster leaves at 23:30. 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 Sheffield and Doncaster by train?

Trains travelling from Sheffield to Doncaster cover a distance of around 17 miles (27 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Doncaster

Train tickets from Sheffield to Doncaster start at £2 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, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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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 Sheffield to Doncaster is right for you.

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