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There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Doncaster by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster

$31 - $133

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Bus  •  5 h 39 min

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

$19 - $24

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Doncaster 166.1 miles

$35 - $55

Subway, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Paddington station
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Doncaster

$94 - $243

Fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 5 min

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

$123 - $334

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Doncaster is to bus which costs £14 - £19 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Doncaster is to train which costs £23 - £110 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station to Doncaster. However, there are services departing from Waterloo, County Hall and arriving at Doncaster via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 39 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Doncaster is 147 miles. The road distance is 166.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Doncaster without a car is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs £23 - £110.

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Waterloo Station to Doncaster, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Doncaster bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Doncaster is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs £23 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £19 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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

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Waterloo Station to Doncaster bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Doncaster station.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Doncaster.
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  • Distance: 146.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Doncaster, England?

LNER operates a train from Waterloo Station to Doncaster hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 37 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Doncaster once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 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
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $130
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from London Euston to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $40
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 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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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Doncaster is 166 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Doncaster.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport.

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There are 126+ hotels available in Doncaster. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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