There are 8 ways to get from London to Barnsley 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, bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
  2. Take the bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) to Barnsley Town Centre, West Way (Alhambra Roundabout) 219 / ...

$33 - $128

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Barnsley National Express

$17 - $22

6 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield

$41 - $118

Train via Nottingham  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Barnsley

$47 - $113

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from London to Barnsley 175.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Barnsley

$95 - $234

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield

$120 - $326

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield

$111 - $375

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Barnsley is to bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Barnsley is to train and bus which costs £24 - £100 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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The distance between London and Barnsley is 153 miles. The road distance is 175.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from London to Barnsley, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Barnsley. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Barnsley. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras International and arriving at Barnsley via Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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What companies run services between London, England and Barnsley, England?

East Midlands Trains operates a train from London to Barnsley every 3 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 56 min. Merseyrail Electrics also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Barnsley every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $22 and the journey takes 4 h 30 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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
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 - $80
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
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
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 London St Pancras International to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $160
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $30
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre) to Barnsley Town Centre, West Way (Alhambra Roundabout)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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