There are 6 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Doncaster by train, bus, night train, car, subway 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  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster

$33 - $133

Cheapest option

Line 139 bus, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 139 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Golders Green 139
  2. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Doncaster National Express

$20 - $25

4 alternative options

Night train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Doncaster

$33 - $48

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Doncaster 166.1 miles

$35 - $55

Tube, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4 h 11 min

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

$99 - $284

Fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 6 min

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

$126 - $339

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

Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from Waterloo Station to Doncaster hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Waterloo Station to Doncaster via Golders Green and London Golders Green in around 5 h 51 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
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$13 - $21
1st Class
$24 - $40
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Super Off-Peak Single
$85 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $120
Anytime Single
$100 - $130
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
$80 - $130
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$207
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$21 - $30
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 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Golders Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Waterloo Station to Doncaster?

The distance between Waterloo Station and Doncaster is 235 km. The road distance is 266 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Doncaster?

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Doncaster is to line 139 bus and bus which costs £14 - £18 and takes 5 h 51 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Waterloo Station to Doncaster?

The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Doncaster is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs £23 - £95.

Is there a direct bus between Waterloo Station and Doncaster?

No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station to Doncaster. However, there are services departing from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank and arriving at Doncaster via London Golders Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 51 min.

How long does it take to get from Waterloo Station to Doncaster?

It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Waterloo Station to Doncaster, including transfers.