Duration 3h 11m
Distance 85.9 miles
Average price £45
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Barnsley and Boston takes 3h 11m and the fastest train takes 2h 31m. There is a train service every few hours from Barnsley to Boston. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Meadowhall
  2. Doncaster
  3. Grantham
  4. Boston
3h 41m
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£26 - £61

Barnsley to Boston train times

Trains run hourly between Barnsley and Boston. The earliest departure is at 18:45 in the evening, and the last departure from Barnsley is at 22:22 which arrives into Boston at 07:23. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 11m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Barnsley to Boston. However, there are services departing from Barnsley and arriving at Boston via Meadowhall, Doncaster and Grantham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 41m.

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The distance between Barnsley and Boston is 72 miles. The road distance is 85.9 miles.

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Barnsley to Boston train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Meadowhall station.

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Barnsley to Boston train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Boston station.

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