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Doncaster Train Station

What are Doncaster train station's opening hours?

Doncaster station opening hours are:

05:15:00 - 20:00:00

05:15:00 - 21:00:00
05:15:00 - 20:00:00
08:00:00 - 20:00:00

Ticket office opening hours:

Monday - Friday - 05:45 to 20:00
Saturday - 06:00 to 19:00
Sunday - 08:00 to 18:00


Doncaster station
Station Court
South Yorkshire


Ticket office opening hours:

Monday - Friday - 05:45 to 20:00
Saturday - 06:00 to 19:00
Sunday - 08:00 to 18:00

  • YES Waiting room
  • YES Ticket machine
  • YES Toilet
  • YES Impaired Access Staff

Doncaster station is one of South Yorkshire’s major railway stations and connects travellers to a number of cities in the North such as York, Manchester and Newcastle. Trains to Doncaster also run regularly to London King’s Cross in under 2 hours.

Station facilities

Station message:

First Class lounge access at Doncaster is only available to holders of London North Eastern Railway (LNER) or "Any permitted" tickets.

  • Accessibility
    • Impaired Access Staff Help Hours Monday - Friday - 05:15 to 01:30
      Saturday - 05:15 to 01:15
      Sunday - 07:30 to 01:30
    • Accessible Public Telephones YES Yes
    • Accessible Taxis No
    • First Class Lounge YES Yes
    • Help Points No
    • Impaired Accessible Booking Office Counter YES Yes
    • Impared Access Staff YES Yes
    • Impared Access Ticket Gate No
    • Impaired Accessible Ticket Machines YES Yes
    • Induction Loop No
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down YES Yes
    • National Key Toilets YES Yes
    • Ramp for Train Access YES Yes
    • Wheel chairs Available YES Yes
    • Accessible Taxis

      Advance booking not required

    • Accesible Ticket Machine


    • Helpline No
    • Helpline Contact Details 03457 225 225 or 18001 03457 225 225 (Text relay service)
    • Helpline Contact URL
    • Impared Mobility Set Down

      station front

    • National Key Toilets The National key toilets are located on Platforms 3a and 8; these toilets are operated by a radar key. A radar key is available from the Customer Information Points on Platforms 4 and 8.
    • Step Free Access

      This station has step free access to all platforms.

      This station is a category A station according to the Office of Rail and Road station classification system

      Doncaster has a RNIB Map for All located outside the main entrance adjacent to the taxi rank

      Staff can deploy station ramps at all times when trains are operating through this station to help customers who need step-free access board any train at this station. Where in circumstances beyond our control station staff are not available, on train staff can deploy the on board ramp if necessary.

      Coverage: whole Station
    • Step Free Access Coverage Whole Station
    • Staff Help When arriving for booked or turn-up-and-go assistance, the meeting point is the Customer Information Point on the main concourse (or ticket office outside the times of 08:15 - 18:00). Staff are available to provide Passenger Assist at all times that trains are operating for customers who have booked or who travel as turn-up-and-go. Assistance is available both to board/alight trains and also navigating around the station.
  • Priority Lounge Information
    • First Class Lounge: Note


      Platform 3A

      Assistance dogs and other well behaved dogs on leads will be permitted in all London North Eastern Railway First Class Lounges

      Tickets Accepted 

      • Fully inter-available First Class Season Ticket (i.e. tickets not specific to one train company)
      • Any First Class Anytime ticket valid for travel on the London North Eastern Railway route
      • Any London North Eastern Railway First Class packages
      • London North Eastern Railway First Advance (routed LNER/LNER& connections)
      • London North Eastern Railway First Class Reader Offer (routed LNER/LNER & connections)
      • London North Eastern Railway First Class Flat Fare (routed LNER/LNER & connections)
      • London North Eastern Railway Rewards First Class Leisure Single (routed LNER/LNER & connections)
      • London North Eastern Self Print First Class Upgrade voucher (routed LNER/LNER& connections)
      • Inclusive Tour Tickets (Superbreak etc.)
      • Weekend First

        Restricted tickets

      • All First Class tickets valid only on other train operators, including Caledonian Sleepers


      Toilets, Newspapers.


      Complimentary: tea/coffee/hot chocolate/orange juice/water/ biscuits




      Not available

  • Ticketing Services & Information
    • Oyster Pre-Pay No
    • Ticket Machine YES Yes
    • Customer Service Note Two machines on concourse and three machines inside travel centre.
    • Penalty Fares TP
    • Smartcard Notes Smartcard Issued: Yes
      Smartcard Validator: Yes

      Collection is available for Smart tickets bought online. 

  • Ticketing Hours
    • Ticket Office Hours Monday - Friday - 05:45 to 20:00
      Saturday - 06:00 to 19:00
      Sunday - 08:00 to 18:00
  • Subway/transit
    • Metro: Availability No
  • Station Hours
    • Station Hours

      05:15:00 - 20:00:00

      05:15:00 - 21:00:00
      05:15:00 - 20:00:00
      08:00:00 - 20:00:00

  • Station Seating Areas
    • First Class Lounge Hours Monday - Friday - 06:00 to 20:45
      Saturday - 06:00 to 20:45
      Sunday - 08:00 to 20:45
  • Station Location & Directions
    • Latitude 53.5214971
    • Longitude -1.140234479
  • Restrooms
    • Toilets YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
    • Toilets Note The toilets are adjacent to Platforms 3 and 4. The National key toilets are located on Platforms 3a and 8; these toilets are operated by a RADAR key. A RADAR key is available from the Customer Information Points on Platforms 4 and 8. Toilet opening hours are at all times that the station is open.
  • Rental Car
    • Availability No
  • Parking
    • Car Parking Details Parking 1:

      Operator Name: London North Eastern Railway
      Name: M S C P Frenchgate Shopping Centre
      Spaces: 500
      Off-peak: £6.75
      PerHour: £2.50
      Daily: £13.50
      Weekly: £54.00
      Monthly: N/A
      ThreeMonthly: N/A
      SixMonthly: N/A
      Annual: £1485.00
      Saturday: £6.75
      Sunday: £6.75

      Going away for a long weekend? Park from 10:00 on Friday until 14:00 on Monday for just £12.

      Simply purchase your ticket at the car park on the day.

      Number Accessible Spaces: 25
      Accessible Spaces Note: Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders. A valid International Blue Badge still needs to be displayed when parking in the relevant bays.

      Accessible Car Park Equipment: Yes
      Cctv: No
      Monday - Friday - open 24h
      Saturday - open 24h
      Sunday - open 24h

      Parking 2:

      Off-peak: N/A
      PerHour: N/A
      Daily: N/A
      Weekly: N/A
      Monthly: N/A
      ThreeMonthly: N/A
      SixMonthly: N/A
      Annual: N/A
      Saturday: N/A
      Sunday: N/A

      Cctv: No

  • Alternative Station Code
    • National Location Code DON
    • Sixteen Character Name DONCASTER.
  • Phones, Internet & Wi-fi
    • Station Amenities: Telephone YES Yes
    • Web Kiosk: Available No
    • Station Amenities: Wi-Fi ( 
    • Telephone: Usage Type Cards And Coins
  • Other amenities
    • Tourist Information Office No
    • Waiting Room YES Yes
    • Waiting Room Note

      This station has heated waiting rooms available. Seating is available at an accessible height in the waiting room and on platforms

      Platform 3 opening hours - 05:00 - 22:30

      Platform 4 North Waiting Room opening hours -  05:00 - 01:30

      Platform 4 South Waiting Room opening hours  - 05:00 - 22:30


    • Waiting Room Open Note Closed until further notice
  • Dining and Shopping
    • Dining & Shopping: Shops YES Yes
    • Dining & Shopping: Station Buffet YES Yes
  • Cycle Storage
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Closed Circuit TV YES Yes
    • Location

      Within car park

    • Note

      CCTV is via British Transport Police office.

    • Sheltered YES Yes
    • Spaces 62
    • Type Stands
  • Bus information
    • Bus Service: Availability YES Yes
    • Bus Service: Note Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format  here (
  • Baggage Services
    • Left Luggage: Available No
    • Left Luggage: URL
  • Airport
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Note Bus services to Robin Hood (Doncaster Sheffield) Airport from Doncaster Interchange (adjacent to rail station): Daily, regular Airport Shuttle bus service 707, operated by Wilfreda Beehive. Daily, frequent bus route 91, operated by First. ( Daily, regular bus route X19, operated by Stagecoach. ( 
  • Station Information
    • Lost Property Phone number: 03457 225333
    • ATM YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
    • Bureau De Change No
    • Lost Property YES Yes
    • Post Box YES Yes
    • Shops YES Yes
    • Seated Area YES Yes
    • Station Buffet YES Yes
    • Showers No
    • Trolley YES Yes
    • Wifi YES Yes
    • Waiting Room YES Yes
    • Lost Property: URL
    • Customer Service Note We welcome your feedback, suggestions and ideas to help us to make changes that can develop and grow our business.  
    • Lost Property Number 03457 225333
    • Staffing Level YES Yes
  • Other transportation
    • Rail Replacement Services

      Pick Up / Drop Off outside the front of the station and park in the station overflow car park.

  • Taxi Information
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Note Doncaster is alarge station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operator who accept bookings is Doncaster Station Taxis 01302 368 636
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