Duration 13 min
Distance 12.2 miles
Average price £6
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The average train between Gainsborough and Retford takes 13 min and the fastest train takes 12 min. There is a train service every few hours from Gainsborough to Retford. 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. Gainsborough Lea Road
  2. Retford
14 min
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£4 - £8

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gainsborough Lea Road and arriving at Retford Low Level. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Gainsborough and Retford is 8 miles. The road distance is 12.2 miles.

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Gainsborough to Retford train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Gainsborough Lea Road station.

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Gainsborough to Retford train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Retford Low Level station.

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What companies run services between Gainsborough and Retford?

Northern Rail operates a train from Gainsborough Lea Road to Retford Low Level hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £8 and the journey takes 14 min.
Train operators
Northern Rail
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
£4 - £8

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