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from Manchester to Doncaster

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Travel Information from Manchester to Doncaster

distanceDistance45 miles (72 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $13
fastestFastest modeTrain • $13 (€11) • 1 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or First Transpennine Express

Take a bus or train to travel 45 miles (72 km) to Doncaster from Manchester. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Manchester to Doncaster.

Travel Tips

Travel from Manchester to Doncaster
Travel to Doncaster 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 Manchester to Doncaster.
What are the ways to get from Manchester to Doncaster?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Doncaster from Manchester. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Manchester to Doncaster?

The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Doncaster is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $12 (€10) compared to other travel options to Doncaster:

A bus is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $13 (€11) from Manchester to Doncaster.

What is the fastest way to travel from Manchester to Doncaster?

The quickest way to travel to Doncaster from Manchester is by train, which takes on average 1 h 17 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

What is the distance between Manchester and Doncaster?

You should expect to travel around 45 miles (72 km) between Manchester and Doncaster.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Manchester to Doncaster?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Doncaster is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Manchester to Doncaster as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Manchester and Doncaster, where do I depart from Manchester and where do I arrive in Doncaster?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Manchester to Doncaster:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Doncaster, Trafford Way.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Doncaster.
Which travel companies can take me from Manchester to Doncaster?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Manchester to Doncaster:

  • You can go to Doncaster from Manchester by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $12 (€10) with National Express from Manchester to Doncaster on Omio.
  • You can travel from Manchester to Doncaster by train with First Transpennine Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $13 (€11) with First Transpennine Express from Manchester to Doncaster.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Manchester to Doncaster?
Many of our customers traveling from Manchester to Doncaster don't make Doncaster their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Doncaster are London, Leeds or Sheffield, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Doncaster to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets to Doncaster from Manchester online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Manchester to Doncaster, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $12 (€10) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $13 (€11) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Manchester to Doncaster tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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