Trains to Doncaster Sheffield Airport

From train to plane in no time​

Doncaster Sheffield Airport – formerly known as Robin Hood Airport – connects South Yorkshire to the world. And, thanks to regular transfers from Doncaster and Sheffield train stations to the airport terminal, it’s easy to get there by train.

Getting to Doncaster Sheffield Airport by train

Doncaster train station to Doncaster Sheffield Airport

A regular bus service runs between Doncaster station and the airport. Just catch the 57a or 57c bus from Doncaster Frenchgate Interchange – a few minutes' walk from the station. These services run approximately every 30 minutes from around 05:00 to midnight, with a slightly reduced service on Sundays.​

The journey to the airport takes about 20 minutes on the 57a and 40 minutes on the 57c. Check the airport website for the 57a and 57c bus timetable

Add Doncaster PlusBus when you buy your train ticket to Doncaster and travel all the way to the airport on one combined ticket.

Sheffield train station to Doncaster Sheffield Airport

From Sheffield train station, the fastest option might be to get a connecting train on to Doncaster station and pick up the 57a or 57c bus as above.​

Alternatively, you can catch the X6 express bus service direct from Sheffield Interchange – a five minute walk from the station. The bus runs hourly, seven days a week, leaving the Interchange from 04:30 - 22:05 Monday to Friday and from 06:52 at weekends.

The X6 journey from Sheffield Interchange to Doncaster Sheffield Airport takes around 65 minutes. The airport website has a full X6 bus timetable

X6 tickets start at £6 one way. Buy tickets on the bus with cash or contactless.

Ticket types

Travelling on one of our longer distance routes? Save money when you book early with our Advance fares. These limited tickets are released up to 12 weeks before travel – the earlier you book, the more you can save.

For more flexible travel arrangements, our Anytime and Off-Peak tickets are great value.

How to buy tickets

You can buy Doncaster PlusBus tickets online or at any station ticket office. Just add Doncaster PlusBus when you buy your train ticket to Doncaster.

Buy X6 express bus tickets from the driver on the bus.

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