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Travelling from Barnsley to Doncaster by train

Fast trains from Barnsley to Doncaster take around 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 23 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barnsley and Doncaster.

Are there direct trains from Barnsley to Doncaster?

Journeys between Barnsley and Doncaster usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 57 departures on the route from Barnsley to Doncaster every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 50 departures.

How long is the train journey from Barnsley to Doncaster?

The Barnsley to Doncaster train travel time is normally about 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Barnsley to Doncaster train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Doncaster is usually scheduled to depart Barnsley around 05:23 and the last train is around 23:51. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Barnsley around 05:23, and the last at 23:12.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Barnsley 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 Barnsley to Doncaster by train.

Which train companies operate between Barnsley and Doncaster?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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 rail 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.

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