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Cardiff to Doncaster by train
Fastest journey3hr 58m
Trains per day38
Avg. journey time4hr 49m
Travelling from Cardiff to Doncaster by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Doncaster take around 3 hours and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 267 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Doncaster.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Doncaster?
Journeys between Cardiff and Doncaster usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 44 departures on the route from Cardiff 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 46 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Doncaster?
The Cardiff to Doncaster train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Doncaster train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Doncaster is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 04:35 and the last train is around 21:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:35, and the last at 20:50.
When to book Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Doncaster by train.
Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Doncaster?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Doncaster, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- East Midlands Trains
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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