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Doncaster railway station takes travellers to Edinburgh, Hull, Leeds, Plymouth, Sheffield and London King’s Cross, among many others. The station is on the East Coast Main Line and intersected by the Cross Country route and several North of England services. Seven train operators pass through Doncaster, which is only matched by Crewe in the UK.
The main road connecting Doncaster with London to the south and Edinburgh to the north is the A1. If you stop at Doncaster, you’ll find plenty of off-street and on-street parking. Some parking spaces are reservable using the handy JustPark app.
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The nearest on-street parking to Doncaster railway station is at Spring Gardens, where there are 10 pay-and-display spaces with a maximum one-hour stay. This is only a five-minute walk to the station, but there are other on-street sites less than 15 minutes away.
Some on-street spaces in the station area have a 30-minute maximum stay, which is not ideal during peak hours for station visitors, but they are free during early morning or late evening. Longer on-street durations of two or four hours are possible at sites such as Horsefair Green or College Road. Both are about 15 minutes’ walking distance away from the station.
Parking for 73 cars is available at the Doncaster station car park. The charge is £2 per hour or £16 daily, which applies Monday to Friday. The first 20 minutes are free. At the weekend, there’s a flat £6 charge per day.
Additional off-street parking near Doncaster station includes the St James car park with 300 spaces. That’s less than 10 minutes away on foot and prices are £1.75 for four hours or £3 for 10 hours. This car park is free on Sundays.
Most of Doncaster’s parking is pay-and-display, but you can also book private parking spaces at unbeatable prices through JustPark. This is especially appealing if you’re travelling to one of the many destinations which Doncaster station serves for a few days, whether for business or pleasure.
Near Doncaster railway station is the Frenchgate Interchange, which has over 30 bus bays connecting Doncaster to nearby locations. Bus companies operating here include First South Yorkshire, Stagecoach and Powells. The proximity of the Frenchgate Shopping Centre to the bus and train stations makes it a popular location for shoppers.
Several disabled parking spots exist for Blue Badge holders right in front of the Doncaster station car park. These are free. Many other on-street and off-street disabled bays can be found within a few minutes of the station.
All council-run car parks in Doncaster have standard operating hours of 8 am to 6 pm from Monday to Saturday. Outside these times, they are free. Fees are payable by cash or phone. Some residential roads in Doncaster such as St James Street are limited to short stays of one or two hours.
Bank holidays count as Sundays in Doncaster’s council car parks, as well as some privately owned ones such as St James. Hence, many are free to use.
There are drop-off and pick-up spaces right outside Doncaster railway station close to the taxi rank.
You will undoubtedly find plenty of interesting things to see and do in Doncaster. For instance, you might visit the 18th-century Cusworth Hall with its museum and parkland, or maybe browse the Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery.