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Doncaster to Leicester by train
Fastest journey1hr 22m
Trains per day53
Avg. journey time2hr 54m
Travelling from Doncaster to Leicester by train
Fast trains from Doncaster to Leicester take around 1 hour and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 99 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Doncaster and Leicester.
1. Are there direct trains from Doncaster to Leicester?
Journeys between Doncaster and Leicester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 50 departures on the route from Doncaster to Leicester 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 60 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Doncaster to Leicester?
The Doncaster to Leicester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Doncaster to Leicester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Doncaster around 06:02 and the last train is around 23:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Doncaster around 05:38, and the last at 23:21.
What's the Doncaster to Leicester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Doncaster to Leicester are $21.58.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $21 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $27. 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 Doncaster to Leicester 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 Leicester by train.
Which train companies operate between Doncaster and Leicester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Doncaster to Leicester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First Hull Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- 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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