There are 4 ways to get from Doncaster to Gainsborough by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to Gainsborough Lea Road

$10 - $16

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Bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Doncaster Town Centre, HG1 to Gainsborough, King Street 98

$11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Doncaster to Gainsborough 21 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Doncaster to Gainsborough 21 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Doncaster to Gainsborough is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Doncaster to Gainsborough is to train which costs £8 - £12 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Doncaster Town Centre, HG1 and arriving at Gainsborough, King Street. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Doncaster and arriving at Gainsborough Lea Road. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Doncaster and Gainsborough is 18 miles. The road distance is 21 miles.

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The best way to get from Doncaster to Gainsborough without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs £8 - £12.

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The train from Doncaster to Gainsborough Lea Road takes 22 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Doncaster to Gainsborough bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lincolnshire, depart from Doncaster Town Centre, HG1 station.

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Doncaster to Gainsborough train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Doncaster station.

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The best way to get from Doncaster to Gainsborough is to train which takes 22 min and costs £8 - £12. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Doncaster to Gainsborough.
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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Doncaster, England and Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England?

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Doncaster to Gainsborough 4 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 22 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach in Lincolnshire operates a bus from Doncaster to Gainsborough hourly. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 1 h 14 min. RoadCar - Stagecoach Lincs also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Gainsborough Lea Road
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Single
$14 - $20
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Doncaster Town Centre, HG1 to Gainsborough, King Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
RoadCar - Stagecoach Lincs
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Doncaster Town Centre, HG1 to Gainsborough, King Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Doncaster to Gainsborough
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Sheffield City Taxis
Phone
+44 114 239 3939
Website
sheffieldcitytaxis.com
S1 Taxis
Phone
+44 114 255 5111

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