Trains from Doncaster to Edinburgh

Doncaster to Edinburgh train information

Doncaster Edinburgh train map

Train duration 3h06m
Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Doncaster, England
Distance 187 Miles
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train between Doncaster (Yorkshire and the Humber England) to Edinburgh (Eastern Scotland). The services on board can change depending on the train company.
  • There are 187 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Doncaster to Edinburgh is approximately 3h06m. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Edinburgh from Doncaster, and it's also a greener option than driving your car or flying.
  • Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Doncaster to Edinburgh train tickets

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Doncaster - Edinburgh prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Doncaster to Edinburgh by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Doncaster - Edinburgh: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Doncaster to Edinburgh tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 2 months in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £29 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £53 for your trip. Thus, you will save 46% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 2 months in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Doncaster to Edinburgh trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Doncaster and Edinburgh by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Edinburgh to Doncaster and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Doncaster - Edinburgh train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Doncaster Edinburgh train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that you only need a few trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you book after that, you will make savings.

For instance, train tickets from Doncaster to Edinburgh cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way trips from Edinburgh to Doncaster, the card will have paid for itself.

How much does a railcard cost?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Doncaster to Edinburgh train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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