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Travelling to Doncaster Sheffield Airport by train makes your journey cheaper and easier than travelling by car. Let CrossCountry help you find cheap train tickets to get there.

Formerly named Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield, Doncaster Sheffield Airport is an international airport located in Doncaster. It doesn’t have its own train station but is easily accessible by both Doncaster Station and Sheffield Station.

CrossCountry can whisk you to either Doncaster or Sheffield train stations where you can jump on a bus to Doncaster Sheffield Airport.

Benefits of taking the train to Doncaster Sheffield International Airport

  • Saves you paying for airport parking
  • No need to stress about traffic
  • Saves you paying for a taxi
  • Eco-friendly compared to a car

Save money getting to Doncaster Sheffield Airport by travelling with CrossCountry. Travelling by train means you will save time and money on taxis and airport parking.

Driving to the airport can be a stressful experience and a hassle once you arrive. Instead of worrying about traffic and parking your car, why not take the train? Sit back and relax in comfortable, spacious seating whilst taking advantage of all the amenities that CrossCountry provides.

Luggage space is provided on our trains, so there is room for your case and we have charging points to charge up your devices before your flight. Our at-seat service sells hot and cold drinks, as well as light snacks and alcohol. So order something off the trolley and enjoy the ride.

If you buy a CrossCountry Advance Ticket to Doncaster Sheffield Airport, you can get it sent straight to your phone as an e-Ticket. That way, the only thing you need to travel is your mobile phone.

Getting to Doncaster Sheffield Airport by train

You can get to Doncaster Sheffield Airport from either Doncaster or Sheffield train station. Doncaster Station is a little closer than Sheffield and is usually the preferred station.

The Interchange is a short walk from Doncaster Station. From Doncaster Interchange, you can catch the X4 bus service direct to the airport terminal, which operates 5am until 12am Monday to Saturday. It’s a limited stop service, every half hour, and hourly on Sunday with a journey time of around 25 minutes. 

You can also get to Doncaster Sheffield Airport from Sheffield station by catching the 737 bus service from Sheffield Interchange. From Sheffield Station, Sheffield Interchange is a 5-minute walk and the bus ride to the airport takes approximately 45 minutes.

Station Accessibility

Both Doncaster Station and Sheffield Station are fully accessible to those with a range of mobility needs.

More questions?

For more information about getting to Doncaster station, visit Doncaster Sheffield Airport's website.

Our Top Travel Tips

Here are our top travel tips to make sure your journey runs smoothly:

  • Discover the best time to travel – Learn more about Anytime and Off-Peak fares and what they mean to your journey.
  • Avoid the ticket office queue by purchasing your ticket on our website, or mobile site via your smartphone, and immediately get them sent to your device as an m-Ticket via our app.
  • Download the CrossCountry Train Tickets app for real-time train information, tickets and live departure information.
  • Doncaster and Sheffield hotels – If you have an early or late flight and want to stay in Doncaster or Sheffield for the night, you’ll want to book a great value hotel.

Once you have arrived in Doncaster Sheffield Airport

A small but ‘perfectly formed’ airport, Doncaster Sheffield Airport has all the facilities you’d expect from an international airport.

Shopping in Doncaster Sheffield Airport

World Duty Free has a great range of luxury products on offer at discounted prices. From your favourite chocolate and sunglasses brands to delicious smelling perfumes, stylish handbags and top-quality spirits, there’s something for the whole family.

WHSmith has all your last-minute holiday buys – like city guides, travel accessories and toiletries. You’ll also find a range of food and drinks, newspapers and magazines to help keep little ones (and yourselves) entertained for a whole flight.

For holiday healthcare, head to Well, a dedicated healthcare and wellbeing specialist, for last minute sun cream, painkillers and baby products. 

Restaurants in Doncaster Sheffield Airport

With the ambience of a café and the food of a restaurant, The Running Horse is the perfect place to sit back and relax before your flight. Whether you want a hot cup of coffee or a pint, a sandwich or a burger, you’ll find it here.

The Finningley Windmill is great for drinks & light bites and comes with views over the airfield, making it the perfect place to relax before your flight.

For a grab and go option, you’ll find Subway before and after security. Enjoy your sandwich whilst you wait to board or take it on the plane with you! They even do a Kids’ Pak, with a smaller sub, drink and snack, making it easy to feed the whole family.

Amenities in Doncaster Sheffield Airport

As well as a selection of restaurants and shops, Doncaster Sheffield Airport has some additional facilities to make your time at the airport enjoyable.

WiFi is available throughout the terminal.

Book into and take advantage of the airport’s Premium Lounge. With complimentary drinks and snacks, newspapers and TV for entertainment and unlimited superfast WiFi, it’s the best place to spend time before your flight.

You will find International Currency Exchange (ICE) at the airport, so you can exchange your pounds to whichever currency you need for your trip.

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