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

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Train  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the train from Gainsborough Lea Road to Retford Low Level
  2. Take the train from Retford to Grantham

$17 - $27

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Bus  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Gainsborough, Rail Station to Central Bus Station 100 - InterConnect / ...
  2. Take the bus from Central Bus Station to Grantham, Bus Station 1 - InterConnect

$13 - $16

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Taxi  •  48m

  1. Take a taxi from Gainsborough to Grantham 37.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  48m

  1. Drive from Gainsborough to Grantham 37.2 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Gainsborough to Grantham is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Gainsborough to Grantham is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gainsborough station to Grantham station. However, there are services departing from Gainsborough, Rail Station and arriving at Grantham, Bus Station via Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gainsborough to Grantham. However, there are services departing from Gainsborough Lea Road and arriving at Grantham via Retford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 25m.

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The distance between Gainsborough and Grantham is 33 miles. The road distance is 37.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Gainsborough to Grantham without a car is to train which takes 1h 25m and costs £12 - £21.

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It takes approximately 1h 25m to get from Gainsborough to Grantham, including transfers.

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Gainsborough to Grantham bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lincolnshire, arrive at Gainsborough, Rail Station.

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Gainsborough to Grantham train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Gainsborough Lea Road station.

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The best way to get from Gainsborough to Grantham is to train which takes 1h 25m and costs £12 - £21. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £13 and takes 2h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Gainsborough to Grantham.
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  • Distance: 33.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 25m

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

You can take a train from Gainsborough to Grantham via Retford Low Level and Retford in around 1h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gainsborough to Grantham via Central Bus Station in around 2h 33m.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Retford to Grantham
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$23 - $35
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Retford to Grantham
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Super Off-Peak Single
$17 - $23
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $22
Anytime Single
$24 - $29
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gainsborough, Rail Station to Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Bus from Central Bus Station to Grantham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Other operators
Taxi from Gainsborough to Grantham
Ave. Duration
48m
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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Gainsborough to Grantham bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lincolnshire, arrive at Grantham, Bus Station.

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Gainsborough to Grantham train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Grantham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gainsborough to Grantham is 37 miles. It takes approximately 48m to drive from Gainsborough to Grantham.

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There are 125+ hotels available in Grantham. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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