There are 11 ways to get from Edinburgh to Doncaster by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Doncaster

$40 - $150

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to York National Express
  2. Take the train from York to Doncaster

$31 - $73

9 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) to Meadowhall Interchange M20

$34 - $59

Night train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Doncaster

$35 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Doncaster 212.3 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Edinburgh to Manchester, train  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Doncaster

$74 - $216

Fly Edinburgh to East Midlands, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Doncaster

$74 - $245

Train to Glasgow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Doncaster

$98 - $337

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Doncaster

$103 - $306

Train to Glasgow, fly to East Midlands, train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to East Midlands (EMA) GLA - EMA
  3. Take the train from Derby to Doncaster

$88 - $266

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Doncaster

$70 - $209

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Doncaster is to bus and train which costs £23 - £60 and takes 5 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Doncaster is to train which costs £30 - £120 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Doncaster is 188 miles. The road distance is 212.3 miles.

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The train from Edinburgh to Doncaster takes 2 h 53 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Doncaster. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) and arriving at Doncaster Town Centre, St Sepulchre Gate West (Hexthorpe Bridge) via Meadowhall Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Doncaster. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Doncaster, England?

LNER operates a train from Edinburgh to Doncaster every 2 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min. CrossCountry also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Edinburgh to Doncaster once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $110
Train from York to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Stevenage to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $150
Train from York to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $28
Train from Derby to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $45
Train from Birmingham New Street to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from York to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Single
$21 - $35
Train from Derby to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$196
Sleeper Seat
$35 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Stevenage to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Super Off-Peak Single
$65 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $90
Anytime Single
$80 - $100
Bus operators

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