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Peterborough - Doncaster Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 12 daily train trips between Peterborough and Doncaster. The average train journey from Peterborough to Doncaster takes one hour and 6 minutes, but some London North Eastern Railway train trips are as short as 49 minutes.

Distance75 mi (121 km)
Fastest train0h 49m
Lowest price$29.62
Trains per day12
Most frequent serviceLondon North Eastern Railway
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Peterborough to Doncaster?

2 train services operate from Peterborough to Doncaster. London North Eastern Railway usually has more trains scheduled, with 10 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
East Midlands Railway22h 4m$54.73
London North Eastern Railway100h 54m$37.42
  • East Midlands Railway train tickets from Peterborough to Doncaster start from $55, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 East Midlands Railway schedules to Doncaster. East Midlands Railway in Peterborough leaves from Peterborough Train Station . And in Doncaster trains arrive at Doncaster Railway Station .

    From Peterborough to Doncaster train travel on East Midlands Railway takes 2 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Doncaster faster, East Midlands Railway offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 49 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, East Midlands Railway offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Doncaster.

  • London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is a privately-owned train company that operates passenger services on behalf of the UK government. LNER manages the prestigious East Coast mainline route, connecting London King's Cross Station to various cities, including Leeds, Bradford, and Hull. With a comprehensive network of 55 stations and a fleet of approximately 75 trains, LNER facilitates numerous daily journeys, offering standard and first-class ticket options.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Peterborough and Doncaster is approximately 75 miles, or 121 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 6 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 49 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Doncaster.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Peterborough to Doncaster. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Sunday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Sunday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Peterborough at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 2:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 12 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Peterborough to Doncaster.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Doncaster to Peterborough.

City Information

Station Information

Where is the train station in Peterborough?

Main departure station: Peterborough Train Station

There is one train station in Peterborough.

All train stations in Peterborough:

  • Peterborough Train Station

Where is the train station in Doncaster?

Main arrival station: Doncaster Railway Station

Doncaster has one train station.

Train stations in Doncaster:

  • Doncaster Railway Station

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