Sit back and relax on a CrossCountry train from Birmingham to Doncaster. Enjoy great savings on Advance tickets even on the day of travel, up until 15 minutes before departure.
Travel between Birmingham and Doncaster in style with CrossCountry. Our trains take you up through the green heart of the country passing by the foothills of the Peak District, having made your way through the Midlands. On arrival, you will find yourself in the heart of Doncaster and ready to explore.
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Travelling to Doncaster
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Travelling from Birmingham to Doncaster
Situated in the fertile greenery of Yorkshire, Doncaster has a rich history and culture that longs to be explored. Whatever the reason for your journey to this fascinating town, Doncaster is sure to charm and enthral. With plentiful shopping and cultural experiences, and the Yorkshire Dales on your doorstep that is always longing to be explored, you are sure to fall in love with this captivating town.
Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Doncaster?
Yes, CrossCountry provides regular direct train services between Birmingham and Doncaster.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Birmingham to Doncaster?
As on all CrossCountry services you can expect a high level of comfort; all our trains have a variety of seating options, electric plugs and dedicated luggage storage space as standard. Passengers can make use of a trolley service providing hot and cold drinks, and light refreshments. For an extra level of comfort, consider upgrading to one of our First Class carriages.
Does Doncaster Station have step-free access?
Doncaster Station has step-free access throughout. The station is further accessible to those with a range of mobility needs; assistance reaching platforms is available, as are accessible ticket machines and a ramp for train access should it be required.
How far is the city centre?
Doncaster Station is conveniently located in the heart of the action, near many of Doncaster’s main attractions.
Does the station have family areas?
The station has three waiting rooms, which we recommend families use while at the station, and baby changing facilities are also available. For those travelling in First Class, a dedicated lounge is also available.
For further information about Doncaster Station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Doncaster
Onward travel: Taxis and Buses in Doncaster
For those with an onward journey to make, there are two options available to you: you can take a cab from the taxi rank at the station or use one of the regular bus services that connect the station to the city and the wider area.
Shopping in Doncaster
The market town of Doncaster has been attracting shoppers for centuries. The town is still home to a great market, which has been following a proud tradition since Roman times. These days you can find over 400 stalls selling everything from fish to soft furnishings, confectionary to cheese, plants to jewellery and everything in between. On Wednesdays, an amazing antiques and vintage market takes over, where you can find all kinds of unique pieces.
Culture in Doncaster
You might think that all there is to Doncaster is its amazing history and a great shopping experience, but you could not be more wrong! Whilst it is true that the rich offering of archaeology and history in the town is longing to be explored, there is much more to explore. Where else could you go to see tigers, visit a spa and bounce around on a trampoline all in one day? With so much to choose from, you might want to spend more than just one day in this fascinating destination.