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There are 5 ways to get from Gainsborough to York by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Gainsborough Lea Road to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to York

$24 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Gainsborough, King Street to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange 98
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to York

$13 - $50

3 alternative options

Train via Retford  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Gainsborough Lea Road to Retford Low Level
  2. Take the train from Retford to Doncaster
  3. Take the train from Doncaster to York

$27 - $72

Train Northern Rail  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Gainsborough Lea Road to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to York

$33 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Gainsborough to York 63.8 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Gainsborough to York is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gainsborough to York is to train which costs £18 - £50 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gainsborough to York. However, there are services departing from Gainsborough Lea Road and arriving at York via Doncaster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

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The distance between Gainsborough and York is 42 miles. The road distance is 63.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Gainsborough to York without a car is to train which takes 1 h 11 min and costs £18 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from Gainsborough to York, including transfers.

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Gainsborough to York train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Gainsborough Lea Road station.

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Gainsborough to York train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at York station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gainsborough to York is 64 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from Gainsborough to York.

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  • Distance: 42 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from Gainsborough to York via Doncaster in around 1 h 11 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Gainsborough Lea Road to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30 min
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
Train from Doncaster to York
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Single
$21 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Retford to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$19 - $29
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Doncaster to York
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $26
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Gainsborough Lea Road to Retford Low Level
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Gainsborough Lea Road to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Retford to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Super Off-Peak Single
$9 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $12
Anytime Single
$14 - $18
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Bus operators
RoadCar - Stagecoach Lincs
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gainsborough, King Street to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
RoadCar - Stagecoach Lincs

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