There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster by train, bus, 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 via London Kings Cross  •  2 h 42 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 - $150

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Doncaster National Express

$28 - $34

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 11 min

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

$51 - $99

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

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

$45 - $70

Train, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4 h 48 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

$117 - $314

Train, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 33 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster is to bus which costs £21 - £27 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs £30 - £120.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Doncaster is 271 km. The road distance is 339 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster, including transfers.

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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 and arriving at Doncaster via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 5 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 42 min.

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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 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Doncaster via London Victoria Coach Station in around 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $80
Train from Stevenage to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$23 - $35
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $75
Super Off-Peak Single
$80 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $120
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
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
4 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 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
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com

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