Doncaster to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Doncaster to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Cheapest

19

Average

27

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
05:36AMDoncaster1h27 07:03AMManchester Piccadilly
0 transfers
191One-way
08:43AMDoncaster1h19 10:02AMManchester Piccadilly
0 transfers
201One-way
07:42AMDoncaster1h23 09:05AMManchester Piccadilly
0 transfers
271One-way
06:27AMDoncaster1h36 08:03AMManchester Piccadilly
0 transfers
271One-way
07:49AMDoncaster1h49 09:38AMManchester Victoria
1 transfer
351One-way

Train schedule from Doncaster to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, September 26
05:36AMDoncaster1h27 07:03AMManchester Piccadilly
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06:27AMDoncaster1h36 08:03AMManchester Piccadilly
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06:31AMDoncaster2h07 08:38AMManchester Victoria
1 transfer
07:42AMDoncaster1h23 09:05AMManchester Piccadilly
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07:49AMDoncaster1h49 09:38AMManchester Victoria
1 transfer
08:43AMDoncaster1h19 10:02AMManchester Piccadilly
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Fastest train times from Doncaster to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Fastest Journey

1 h 19 m

Average

1 h 36 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

73 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Doncaster for Manchester every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:43AMDoncaster1h19 10:02AMManchester Piccadilly
0 transfers
201One-way
07:42AMDoncaster1h23 09:05AMManchester Piccadilly
0 transfers
271One-way
05:36AMDoncaster1h27 07:03AMManchester Piccadilly
0 transfers
191One-way
06:27AMDoncaster1h36 08:03AMManchester Piccadilly
0 transfers
271One-way
07:49AMDoncaster1h49 09:38AMManchester Victoria
1 transfer
351One-way

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Overview: Train from Doncaster to Manchester

distanceDistance45 miles (72 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price$18 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency48 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Railway, Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, CrossCountry, LNER or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Doncaster to Manchester cover the 45 miles (72 km) long route taking on average 1 h 19 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Railway, Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, CrossCountry, LNER or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 48 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $18 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $18 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Doncaster and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: CrossCountry, First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) from Doncaster to Manchester trains

CrossCountry, First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) trains will get you to Manchester from Doncaster from $18 (€18). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Northern Rail (3)
CrossCountry
First TransPennine Express 3

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Northern Rail (3) from Doncaster to Manchester train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 53 min
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 5 a day

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Doncaster and Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Save time and money by searching for and booking your CrossCountry train from Doncaster to Manchester online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest CrossCountry train from Doncaster to Manchester, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current CrossCountry train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 45 miles (72 km) route between Doncaster and Manchester as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Manchester from Doncaster, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official CrossCountry Doncaster to Manchester train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

CrossCountry from Doncaster to Manchester train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 41 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 4 a day

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey to Manchester from Doncaster with First TransPennine Express 3! As an official travel partner of First TransPennine Express 3, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from First TransPennine Express 3, compare the best routes from Doncaster to Manchester as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable First TransPennine Express 3 Doncaster to Manchester train ticket available today. If you search for First TransPennine Express 3 tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Doncaster to Manchester on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 45 miles (72 km) route from Doncaster to Manchester with ease and comfort on a train with First TransPennine Express 3.

First TransPennine Express 3 from Doncaster to Manchester train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 21 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 14 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Doncaster to Manchester

Travel by train to Manchester 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 Manchester.
FAQs
Train tickets between Doncaster and Manchester for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $18 (€18)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Doncaster to Manchester train price to come in at an average of $18 (€18)  one way.
You should expect to travel around 45 miles (72 km)  between Doncaster and Manchester by train.
The train time between Doncaster and Manchester is on average 1 h 19 min  for the 45 miles (72 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Doncaster to Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Doncaster   and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Doncaster, located approximately 0.2 miles (338 m) from the city center of Doncaster. The most popular arrival train station in Manchester, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located around 0.6 miles (954 m) away from its city center.

For the journey from Doncaster to Manchester you can take a train with East Midlands Railway, Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, CrossCountry, LNER or TransPennine Express Service. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Doncaster to Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 14 direct trains a day to Manchester from Doncaster. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Transpennine Express. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
The average number of trains departing Doncaster for Manchester is 48 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Doncaster to Manchester at 4: 36 AM. The last train from Doncaster to Manchester that you can take departs at 9: 37 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Doncaster to Manchester schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
If you book the Doncaster to Manchester train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $18 (€18). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Doncaster and Manchester. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Doncaster
Manchester
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 between Doncaster and Manchester.
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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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