Doncaster to Barnsley by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    23:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    36m

Travelling from Doncaster to Barnsley by train

The fastest trains from Doncaster to Barnsley take around 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 23 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Doncaster and Barnsley.

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

We usually find around 52 departures on the route from Doncaster to Barnsley 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. The duration is normally about 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Barnsley is usually scheduled to depart Doncaster around 05:38 and the last train is around 23:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Doncaster around 05:40, and the last at 23:21.

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

When to book Doncaster to Barnsley 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 Doncaster to Barnsley by train.

Which trains operate between Doncaster and Barnsley?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Doncaster to Barnsley, 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
  • 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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