Trains from Doncaster to Scunthorpe

Doncaster to Scunthorpe train information

Doncaster Scunthorpe train map

Train duration 0h39m
Arrival Scunthorpe, England
Departure Doncaster, England
Distance 21 Miles

Which operators can I use?

The journey from Doncaster, situated in England and Scunthorpe, which is in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

How far is it by train?

There are 21 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Doncaster to Scunthorpe is approximately 0h39m. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Scunthorpe from Doncaster, and it's also a greener option than driving your car or flying.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to see the latest available offers.

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Doncaster - Scunthorpe: the best time to book cheap trains

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Overall, the earlier you purchase your ticket, the cheaper it gets but there can be some exceptions. We gathered the offers from the past 6 months in order to understand the best time to get your train tickets Doncaster to Scunthorpe. The results show that booking your train from Doncaster to Scunthorpe in advance is not always the best option.

We found trains at £5 when booking 1 day in advance whereas you will need to spend at least £12 if you purchase your ticket 7 days in advance. Thus, according to our data, the best time to book your train is 1 day in advance as it is 55% cheaper than 7 days in advance.

Best prices for Doncaster to Scunthorpe trains

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

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Discount Doncaster - Scunthorpe train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Doncaster Scunthorpe train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

Why should I buy a railcard?

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Doncaster to Scunthorpe? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Doncaster Scunthorpe ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Doncaster to Scunthorpe (one way journey).

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 Scunthorpe 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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