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

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Train TransPennine Express  •  2 h 39 min

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

$36 - $53

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Train Northern Rail  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Doncaster

$33 - $80

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 drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 36 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 39 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 39 min and costs £27 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Preston to Doncaster, including transfers.

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Preston to Doncaster train services, operated by TransPennine Express, 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 39 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 39 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $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
$25 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Northern Rail
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 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29

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