There are 6 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Doncaster by bus, train, car or towncar

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

Bus, train via Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
  2. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Doncaster

$18 - $99

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange 240
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange to Doncaster Town Centre, St Sepulchre Gate West (Hexthorpe Bridge) X78

$11 - $16

4 alternative options

Bus, train East Midlands Trains  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) to Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road
  2. Take the train from Long Eaton to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Doncaster

$19 - $78

Bus via Worksop, Bus Station  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Chesterfield, New Beetwell Street (Castle Yard)
  2. Take the bus from Chesterfield, New Beetwell Street (Park Road) to Worksop, Bus Station 77
  3. Take the bus from Worksop, Bus Station to Doncaster Town Centre, WS1 21 / ...

$23 - $24

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Doncaster 57.5 miles

$12 - $18

Towncar  •  59 min

  1. Take a town car from East Midlands Airport to Doncaster 57.5 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Doncaster is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Doncaster is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 59 min.

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The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Doncaster is 49 miles. The road distance is 57.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Doncaster, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Doncaster. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) and arriving at Doncaster Town Centre, St Sepulchre Gate West (Hexthorpe Bridge) via Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Doncaster is 57 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Doncaster.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Doncaster bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Terminal 5 station.

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Map of how to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Doncaster.
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  • Distance: 49.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

What companies run services between East Midlands Airport (EMA), England and Doncaster, England?

You can take a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Doncaster via Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange in around 3 h 26 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $29
Train from Sheffield to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $35
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $19
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$23 - $35
Train from Sheffield to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $17
Train from Long Eaton to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Long Eaton to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $9
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) to Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Chesterfield, New Beetwell Street (Castle Yard)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach East Midlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chesterfield, New Beetwell Street (Park Road) to Worksop, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Worksop, Bus Station to Doncaster Town Centre, WS1
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Chesterfield
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chesterfield, New Beetwell Street (Park Road) to Worksop, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
RoadCar - Stagecoach Lincs
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Worksop, Bus Station to Doncaster Town Centre, WS1
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Midlands Airport to Doncaster
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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