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There are 3 ways to get from Preston to Doncaster by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Doncaster

$35 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Skipton, Fire Station 280
  2. Take the train from Skipton to Doncaster

$16 - $24

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Doncaster 93.7 miles

$20 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Doncaster is to bus and train which costs £12 - £19 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Doncaster is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Preston to Doncaster. However, there are services departing from Preston and arriving at Doncaster via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Preston and Doncaster is 67 miles. The road distance is 93.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Preston to Doncaster without a car is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs £26 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Preston to Doncaster, including transfers.

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Preston to Doncaster train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Preston station.

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Preston to Doncaster train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Doncaster station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Preston to Doncaster is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Preston to Doncaster.

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  • Distance: 66.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

What companies run services between Preston, England and Doncaster, England?

You can take a train from Preston to Doncaster via Manchester Piccadilly in around 2 h 54 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Skipton to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$29 - $45
Bus operators
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Skipton, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk

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