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There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster by train, bus, car or plane

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Train LNER  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster

$44 - $149

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Bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Doncaster National Express

$30 - $37

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Luton
  2. Take the train from Luton to Doncaster

$97 - $135

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster 211.7 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Doncaster

$139 - $369

Train, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Doncaster

$110 - $309

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster is to bus which costs £23 - £29 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster is to train which costs £30 - £120 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Doncaster via Heathrow Airport London T5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Doncaster via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Doncaster is 170 miles. The road distance is 211.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster without a car is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs £30 - £120.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs £30 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £29 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster.
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  • Distance: 169.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Doncaster, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster via London St Pancras International LL and London Kings Cross in around 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster via Heathrow Airport London T5 in around 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $80
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$22 - $35
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Super Off-Peak Single
$80 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $120
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $130
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $100
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Doncaster station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Doncaster station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster is 212 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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