There are 5 ways to get from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston by train, bus 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 TransPennine Express  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston

$40 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Doncaster Sheffield Airport, Terminal Stand 3 (Terminal Building) to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange 737
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield to Manchester
  3. Take the bus from Manchester to Preston, Lancashire

$20 - $30

3 alternative options

Train Northern Rail  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Preston

$38 - $94

Bus, line 444 bus, line 60 bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Doncaster Sheffield Airport, Terminal Stand 1 (Terminal Building) to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) X4
  2. Take the bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) 496
  3. Take the line 444 bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) to Leeds City Centre, South Parade R7 (San Carlo Restaurant) 444 / ...
  4. Take the line 60 bus from Leeds City Centre, Park Row (Santander Bank) to Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) 60
  5. Take the bus from Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) to Burnley, Bus Station M4
  6. Take the bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40) 152

$34 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston 102.6 miles

$22 - $35

What companies run services between Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA), England and Preston, England?

You can take a train from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston via Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre), Doncaster, and Manchester Piccadilly in around 3 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston via Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange, Sheffield, and Manchester in around 5 h.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Doncaster Sheffield Airport, Terminal Stand 3 (Terminal Building) to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sheffield to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) to Leeds City Centre, South Parade R7 (San Carlo Restaurant)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Keighley & District
Phone
01535 603 284
Email
hello@keighleybus.co.uk
Website
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Park Row (Santander Bank) to Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
Burnley & Pendle
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) to Burnley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Transdev Burnley & Pendl
Phone
03456 040 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) to Burnley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston?

The distance between Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) and Preston is 116 km. The road distance is 164 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston?

The cheapest way to get from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 43 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston?

The quickest way to get from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston is to drive which takes 1 h 43 min and costs £15 - £23.

Is there a direct bus between Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) and Preston?

No, there is no direct bus from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston. However, there are services departing from Doncaster Sheffield Airport, Terminal Stand 3 (Terminal Building) and arriving at Preston, Lancashire via Sheffield and Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

How long does it take to get from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston?

It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston, including transfers.