Trains to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
The closest railway station to Doncaster Sheffield airport (Robin Hood Airport) is Doncaster, seven miles away in the city centre. Doncaster is a major train station and there are plenty of efficient, frequent trains linking Doncaster to other major cities and towns. In London, you’ll depart from St Pancras and arrive in Doncaster a couple of hours later. Wherever you’re travelling from, bear in mind that early bookings make you great savings on train tickets. Buying your rail tickets on the day can be very expensive. Save yourself some time and buy a through-ticket to Robin Hood Airport on GNER trains, including bus transfers. All you need to do is mention that you’re going to Robin Hood Airport.
Doncaster is on the route of the National Express’s East Coast Line, and Robin Hood Airport has really good local bus connections too. Five buses an hour leave from the town’s new interchange to the Airport, one of which is the 707 Airport shuttle bus. The 707 connects Doncaster train station with the airport - wait at the A1 stand at Doncaster Interchange to catch this smart hourly bus. The journey takes around twenty five minutes. Because it’s a specialist bus, the 707 is air conditioned for extra comfort, has plenty of specially designed extra luggage space and CCTV.
Robin Hood Airport is convenient for drivers, easily accessible from the UK’s major motorway network. If you’re approaching from Hull or Liverpool, use the M62. The M1 gives you easy access too, if you’re coming from London or Leeds. The A1, which joins London and Edinburgh, runs close by, as does the M18. Doncaster Sheffield Airport mainly caters for travellers from Yorkshire and Humberside, and it is also convenient for Sheffield, Leeds, Hull, York and Lincoln. If you're a fan of satnav, this tip will help: set ‘Hayfield Lane, Doncaster’ as your destination, rather than setting your satnav for the airport, then follow the signs from there. Like most regional airports, it is clearly signposted. If you prefer maps to satnav, consult the AA Route Planner for detailed Doncaster Sheffield directions. And take a tour around directline-flights for more useful information about Doncaster Sheffield Airport parking and Doncaster Sheffield Airport hotels.