Preston to Doncaster by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Preston to Doncaster by train
Fast trains from Preston to Doncaster take around 2 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 107 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Doncaster.
1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Doncaster?
Journeys between Preston and Doncaster usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 55 departures on the route from Preston to Doncaster every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 58 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Preston to Doncaster?
The Preston to Doncaster train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Preston to Doncaster train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Doncaster is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 04:02 and the last train is around 00:57.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 05:10, and the last at 23:43.
What's the Preston to Doncaster train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Preston to Doncaster are $17.41.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $17 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $18. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Preston 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 Preston to Doncaster by train.
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Which train companies operate between Preston and Doncaster?
More than one train company operates on the route from Preston to Doncaster, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- Grand Central
- Grand Central Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- 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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