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

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Train  •  23m

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to Gainsborough Lea Road

$10 - $15

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Bus  •  1h 13m

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

$7 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  30m

  1. Take a taxi from Doncaster to Gainsborough 21 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  30m

  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 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Doncaster to Gainsborough is to train which costs £8 - £12 and takes 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Doncaster Town Centre, Princegate and arriving at Gainsborough, King Street. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 13m.

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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, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 23m.

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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 23m and costs £8 - £12.

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The train from Doncaster to Gainsborough Lea Road takes 23m 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, Princegate 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 23m and costs £8 - £12. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £7 and takes 1h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Doncaster to Gainsborough.
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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 23m

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 - $15 and the journey takes 23m. Alternatively, Stagecoach in Lincolnshire operates a bus from Doncaster to Gainsborough 5 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 1h 13m. RoadCar - Stagecoach Lincs also services this route 5 times a day.

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
23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Single
$13 - $20
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Princegate to Gainsborough, King Street
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
RoadCar - Stagecoach Lincs
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Princegate to Gainsborough, King Street
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
RoadCar - Stagecoach Lincs
Other operators
Taxi from Doncaster to Gainsborough
Ave. Duration
30m
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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Doncaster to Gainsborough bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lincolnshire, arrive at Gainsborough, King Street station.

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Doncaster to Gainsborough train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Gainsborough Lea Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Doncaster to Gainsborough is 21 miles. It takes approximately 30m to drive from Doncaster to Gainsborough.

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