Gainsborough to Doncaster by train

  • First train
    07:03
  • Last train
    23:05
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    38m
  • Distance
    29 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    17
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 34m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Gainsborough to Doncaster by train

Fast trains from Gainsborough to Doncaster take around 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 29 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gainsborough and Doncaster.

1. Are there direct trains from Gainsborough to Doncaster?

Journeys between Gainsborough and Doncaster usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Gainsborough to Doncaster every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Gainsborough to Doncaster?

The Gainsborough to Doncaster train travel time is normally about 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Gainsborough to Doncaster train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Doncaster is usually scheduled to depart Gainsborough around 07:04 and the last train is around 23:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gainsborough around 07:03, and the last at 23:05.

When to book Gainsborough to Doncaster train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Gainsborough to Doncaster by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gainsborough and Doncaster?

More than one train company operates on the route from Gainsborough to Doncaster, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Hull Trains
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.