There are 6 ways to get from Bradford to Doncaster by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train LNER  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Doncaster

$16 - $55

Cheapest option

Line 425 bus, line 148 bus, bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 425 bus from Bradford City Centre, Interchange (Bradford Interchange) to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) 425 / ...
  2. Take the line 148 bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) to Pontefract, Bus Station (Pontefract Bus Station) 148 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Pontefract, Bus Station (Pontefract Bus Station) to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) 408 / ...

$11 - $16

4 alternative options

Train Grand Central  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Doncaster

$15 - $45

Bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Sheffield, Meadowhall National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Meadowhall Interchange to Doncaster Town Centre, St Sepulchre Gate West (Hexthorpe Bridge) X78

$11 - $26

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bradford to Doncaster 38.2 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Bradford to Doncaster 38.2 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bradford to Doncaster is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bradford to Doncaster is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bradford to Doncaster. However, there are services departing from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street and arriving at Doncaster Town Centre, St Sepulchre Gate West (Hexthorpe Bridge) via Meadowhall Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bradford Interchange and arriving at Doncaster. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Bradford and Doncaster is 32 miles. The road distance is 38.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Bradford to Doncaster without a car is to train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs £12 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Bradford to Doncaster, including transfers.

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Bradford to Doncaster bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street station.

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Map of how to get from Bradford to Doncaster.
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  • Distance: 31.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

What companies run services between Bradford, England and Doncaster, England?

You can take a train from Bradford to Doncaster via Leeds in around 1 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bradford to Doncaster via Sheffield, Meadowhall and Meadowhall Interchange in around 2 h 28 min.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Bradford Forster Square to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $24
1st Class
$28 - $45
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Bradford Interchange to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $45
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Sheffield, Meadowhall
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Bradford City Centre, Interchange (Bradford Interchange) to Meadowhall Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bradford City Centre, Interchange (Bradford Interchange) to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) to Pontefract, Bus Station (Pontefract Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Pontefract, Bus Station (Pontefract Bus Station) to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Bradford to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk

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