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£43.30
EACH WAY*
From Bedford
To Doncaster
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*Based on a return fare.

Travelling from Bedford to Doncaster by train

The following page is designed to provide you all the information you need to book your train journey from Bedford to Doncaster.

The time of the journey by train from Bedford to Doncaster is on average 2 hours 55 minutes, but the fastest trains take around 2 hours 10 minutes.

Trains to Doncaster from Bedford run up to 3 times per hour. The first train from Bedford to Doncaster is [first-train-time] and the last train time is [last-train-time].

Bedford to Doncaster by train: key facts at a glance

Average train time: 2h 55m
Fastest journey time: 2h 10m
First train: 04:43
Last train: 22:13
Origin station Bedford station
Destination station Doncaster station

How to get cheap train tickets from Bedford to Doncaster

For cheaper rail tickets and a choice of quieter trains, we recommend avoiding peak travelling times. Our Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets are great value and you can buy them just before you board the train. Our app is the best way to buy last minute rail tickets, and most of our tickets can be sent to your mobile too.

Rail tickets are even cheaper if you buy in advance. Plan your journey online and we’ll show you the cheapest train tickets for your chosen travel times.

You could save up to a third off every train journey with a National Railcard. Our Railcards page has more information on all railcard options.

Regular travellers can save with a Season ticket. Season ticket holders save money if you’re travelling on the same train route at least three or four days a week. A Flexi Season ticket could help you save money if you’re travelling eight days in 28 days – you can travel any time between two stations, offering flexibility and savings when working fewer days in the office.

If you’re travelling as a family from Bedford to Doncaster, you can save money on the cost of your train fare by exploring our Family and Friends Railcard. You could benefit from a third off for up to four adults along with 60% off for up to four kids. Please visit our Family and Friends Railcard page for more information.

Travelling as a group from Bedford to Doncaster by train? Check out our range of group tickets to secure cheap rail travel. There are a range of options to suit a variety of group sizes. Head over to our group train tickets page for more information.

To see more ways on how to save money on UK train travel, head over to our cheap train tickets guide.

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Bedford to Doncaster - train ticket options and costs

At EMR, we strive to offer a range of flexible and affordable train ticket options for those travelling between Bedford and Doncaster.

Advance tickets

Perfect for rail travellers looking to book ahead, Advance tickets help you save money when booking up to 12 weeks in advance. Simply choose the date, time, and route that best suits you and save up to 30%. Advance tickets are often cheaper the further in advance you book them, helping keep the cost of holidays and business trips from Bedford to Doncaster low. Advance tickets are available on our website, mobile app and from ticket offices. Find out more about Advance train tickets.

Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets

Want to avoid the hustle and bustle of rush hour? Make the most of our Super Off Peak and Off Peak rail tickets. A common favourite for travellers looking to keep the costs of their train travel down, these tickets are available when travelling along certain routes and outside of typical peak hours. Exact peak hours vary, you can find out if your trip is eligible for a Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets for Bedford to Doncastervia our website, mobile app and from our ticket offices. Find out more about Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets.

Anytime tickets

Travel where you want, when you want, with our flexible Anytime tickets. Hop on, hop off, and enjoy a hassle-free journey at your convenience. Anytime tickets are available on our website, mobile app and from our ticket offices. Find out more about Anytime tickets.

What train ticket type is right for me?

Typically, this depends on when and where you are travelling from. For one-off journeys, our website will provide multiple options so you can choose the cheapest or most convenient rail tickets for your journey from Bedford to Doncaster. If you’re looking to travel regularly, a season ticket will offer the most freedom and value.

Travelling in comfort with East Midlands Railway

During your journey from Bedford to Doncaster, enjoy access to comfortable seats and free WiFi on board our trains. You’ll also have access to plug sockets if you’re running low on battery and need a quick charge.

If you prefer larger, more spacious seats, then you should definitely upgrade to First Class. Carriages are quieter and you will also have access to refreshments, so your train journey from Bedford to Doncaster will be over before you know it!

Journey information from Bedford to Doncaster

How much is a train ticket from Bedford to Doncaster?

Take the train from Bedford to Doncaster from just [price] one-way when you book rail tickets in advancePlan your journey online to see the cheapest train ticket prices to Doncaster for your chosen travel times.

What is the fastest train between Bedford and Doncaster?

The fastest train between Bedford and Doncaster is None. Use our journey planner tool to find the rail quickest journeys.

How long does it take to travel from Bedford to Doncaster by train?

The average journey time by train from Bedford to Doncaster takes 2 hours 55 minutes. Journey times may be slightly longer at weekends and on Bank Holidays. Check journey times on your travel dates with our online journey planner or download a train timetable .

How many trains a day are there from Bedford to Doncaster?

There are up to 59 trains per day from Bedford to Doncaster.

Are there any direct trains from Bedford to Doncaster?

No, it’s not possible to get a direct train between Bedford and Doncaster. Find the fastest route with our online journey planner.

What time is the first train from Bedford to Doncaster?

The first train leaves at 04:43 from Bedford to Doncaster. Buy your train tickets in advance online or from our app and avoid rushing on the day. Please note that train times and services may vary during weekends and Bank Holidays.

What time is the last train from Bedford to Doncaster?

The last train from Bedford to Doncaster leaves at 22:13.

When should you book your train tickets from Bedford to Doncaster?

Booking your rail tickets from Bedford to Doncaster in advance is recommended if you are looking to secure the best price. You can book advance train tickets from up to 12 weeks ahead of your journey.

What is the difference between first class and standard class on trains between Bedford to Doncaster?

First Class tickets on trains between Bedford to Doncaster typically offer larger, more spacious seats, quieter carriages, access to on-board refreshments and other amenities compared to Standard Class .

Can I book assistance for my train journey from Bedford to Doncaster?

Yes, we offer Passenger Assist services at the station and on-board between Bedford and Doncaster. We recommend booking at least 12 hours before you travel. You can book assistance online or by calling our Passenger Assist team on 08000 11 33 23.

Bedford

  • Ticket office
  • Step-free access
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets
  • Taxi-rank
  • Wifi
  • Seated area available

Doncaster

  • Ticket office
  • Step-free access
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets
  • Taxi-rank
  • Wifi
  • Seated area available