Trains from Doncaster to Sheffield

Doncaster to Sheffield train information

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Arrival Sheffield, England
Departure Doncaster, England
Distance 17 Miles
  • There are a lot of train operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you are able to see the trains between Doncaster in England to Sheffield in England as well as the train operator for this journey.
  • The duration to travel to Sheffield from Doncaster can vary depending if your train is direct or with changes. There are 17 miles between both cities.
  • Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

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The Prices for train tickets Doncaster to Sheffield tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 7 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £2 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £4 for your trip. Thus, you will save 39% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 7 days 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 Sheffield trains

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

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National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your Doncaster Sheffield train ticket.

Why should I buy a railcard?

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can assess the number of journeys you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you have to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Doncaster Sheffield ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make about 2 trips from Sheffield to Doncaster (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.

What is the cost of a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 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 Sheffield 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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