Doncaster to Edinburgh train

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Cheap train tickets from Doncaster to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Doncaster to Edinburgh is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
09:36AM2h54
Doncaster station (DON)
12:30PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$691One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
10:58AM3h01
Doncaster station (DON)
01:59PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$821One-way
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
11:12AM2h57
Doncaster station (DON)
02:09PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$821One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
11:42AM2h53
Doncaster station (DON)
02:35PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$961One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:52AM3h07
Doncaster station (DON)
12:59PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$971One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Doncaster to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, July 21
London North Eastern Railway
09:36AM2h54
Doncaster station (DON)
12:30PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:52AM3h07
Doncaster station (DON)
12:59PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 transfers
Cross Country
10:49AM3h10
Doncaster station (DON)
01:59PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 transfers
Cross Country
10:58AM3h01
Doncaster station (DON)
01:59PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
11:12AM2h57
Doncaster station (DON)
02:09PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
11:42AM2h53
Doncaster station (DON)
02:35PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Doncaster to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Fastest Journey

2 h 53 m

Average

3 h

Trains per day

6

Distance

301 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Doncaster for Edinburgh every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
London North Eastern Railway
11:42AM2h53
Doncaster station (DON)
02:35PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$961One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:36AM2h54
Doncaster station (DON)
12:30PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$691One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
11:12AM2h57
Doncaster station (DON)
02:09PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$821One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
10:58AM3h01
Doncaster station (DON)
01:59PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$821One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
09:52AM3h07
Doncaster station (DON)
12:59PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$971One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Doncaster to Edinburgh

distanceDistance186 miles (300 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$70 (€61)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEast Coast, CrossCountry or Lumo

Trains from Doncaster to Edinburgh cover the 186 miles (300 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 53 min with our travel partners like East Coast, CrossCountry or Lumo. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $33 (€28), but the average price of train tickets is $70 (€61). Travelers depart most frequently from Doncaster and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies: East Coast, CrossCountry and Lumo from Doncaster to Edinburgh trains

Travel between Doncaster and Edinburgh from $33 (€28) with Omio’s train partners East Coast, CrossCountry and Lumo! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

LNER is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local services. Its most popular routes include London to Edinburgh, London to Leeds, and London to York. LNER offers a variety of train types, including the Azuma, InterCity 225, and HST. The Azuma is a modern, high-speed train that offers comfortable seating and onboard Wi-Fi. The InterCity 225 is a classic train that offers a more traditional experience. The HST is a high-speed train that offers a smooth ride and plenty of legroom. LNER offers a variety of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak. Advance tickets are the cheapest option and must be booked in advance. Anytime tickets are more expensive but can be used at any time. Off-Peak tickets are the most affordable option for travelling during off-peak times. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. LNER also offers a range of discounts and special offers, making it an affordable and convenient way to travel.

East Coast from Doncaster to Edinburgh train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 53 min
  • Cheapest Price: $33
  • East Coast frequency: 12 a day

FAQs: Trains from Doncaster to Edinburgh

FAQs: Travel by train from Doncaster to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Doncaster to Edinburgh.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Doncaster to Edinburgh can start from as little as $33 (€28) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Doncaster to Edinburgh is $70 (€61); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Doncaster to Edinburgh train travel time is 2 h 53 min   for the 186 mile (300 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Doncaster to Edinburgh leaves at 5: 08 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Doncaster to Edinburgh leaves at 5: 41 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Doncaster to Edinburgh without having to change trains with East Coast. There are 12 direct trains from Doncaster to Edinburgh each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the route from Doncaster to Edinburgh you can take a train with East Coast, CrossCountry or Lumo. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Doncaster and Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Doncaster, which is located around 0.5 miles (771 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Edinburgh from Doncaster is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 53 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Doncaster to Edinburgh is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Doncaster to Edinburgh including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Doncaster and Edinburgh

Doncaster
Edinburgh
The major railway station for departures from Doncaster is Doncaster. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Doncaster for your journey to Edinburgh from Doncaster.
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Public transit options for Doncaster
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off outside the front of the station and park in the station overflow car park.

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