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

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Train CrossCountry  •  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

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Bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainsborough, Drovers Call PH to Scunthorpe, Bus Station 100|InterConnect
  2. Take the bus from Scunthorpe, Bus Station to Goole Interchange (Railway Station) 361 / ...

$20 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 1 min

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

$23 - $60

Train via Leeds  •  2 h 31 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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No, there is no direct bus from Gainsborough to York. However, there are services departing from Gainsborough, Drovers Call PH and arriving at York, Piccadilly (Piccadilly Interchange) via Scunthorpe, Bus Station, Goole Boothferry Road (Opp Superstore) and Selby, Bus Stn Stand 2 (Selby Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 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 Retford and Doncaster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 48 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 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from Gainsborough to York, including transfers.

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Gainsborough to York bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lincolnshire, depart from Gainsborough, Drovers Call PH station.

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

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The best way to get from Gainsborough to York is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 3 min.

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Gainsborough to York bus services, operated by EYMS, arrive at Goole Interchange (Railway Station).

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

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Map of how to get from Gainsborough to York.
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  • Distance: 42 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Gainsborough to York via Retford Low Level, Retford, and Doncaster in around 1 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gainsborough to York via Scunthorpe, Bus Station, Goole Interchange (Railway Station), Goole Boothferry Road (Opp Superstore), and Selby, Bus Stn Stand 2 (Selby Bus Station) in around 5 h 3 min.

Train operators
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Retford to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$20 - $29
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
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
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Super Off-Peak Single
$9 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $12
Anytime Single
$14 - $18
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
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $28
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Doncaster to York
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $26
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gainsborough, King Street to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Frenchgate Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gainsborough, Drovers Call PH to Scunthorpe, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
RoadCar - Stagecoach Lincs
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gainsborough, King Street to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
EYMS
Phone
01482 592929
Email
BusLine@eyms.co.uk
Website
eyms.co.uk
Bus from Scunthorpe, Bus Station to Goole Interchange (Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
eyms.co.uk

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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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