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Transportation to Sheffield Airport from the City Center

Doncaster Sheffield Airport, formerly known as Robin Hood Airport, is accessible by a variety of transportation alternatives from the city center. The airport is located 40 km from the city center. Taxis are readily available in every part of the city and renting a car is also very easy. There is no direct bus or train service from Sheffield city center to the airport. The bus and train do provide transportation to the Doncaster Station, which is about 11 km from the airport. There is a shuttle bus services that connects the station with the airport.

Taxi

Although taxis are an expensive transportation alternative they are one of the most convenient options, especially when compared to public transportation. Taxis provide direct and effortless transportation to the airport. You can contact a taxi company and order a vehicle over the phone or make a reservation online.

Train

Trains are the most affordable method of transportation to get to Doncaster Sheffield Airport from the city center but they do not provide direct service to the airport. Trains operate from 6:33 am to 10:10 pm on weekdays and from 8:47 am to 10:31 on weekends.

Trains depart from the central railway station in the city center and provide transportation to the Doncaster Station, which is located 11 km from the airport. There is a shuttle bus service that provides transportation from Doncaster Station to the airport.

Rental Car

Renting a car offers a convenient way to get to the airport, especially for those who are in a hurry to catch their flight. There are several rental car companies located in the city center that you can rent a vehicle from. You can also make a reservation for a rental car over the internet.

Airport Information

Although Doncaster Sheffield Airport covers a small area, the terminal offers passengers a variety of services to meet their pre-flight and post-flight needs. The airport features free internet access throughout the entire terminal. Passengers can purchase gifts and souvenirs at the World Duty Free and WH Smith shops. If you are going to explore the airport after purchasing an item and don’t want to carry it around with you, you can safely leave it at the store and pick it up later.

You can dine on local or international cuisine at venues like The Running Horse, The Finningley Windmill and Subway. If you need to take care of monetary transactions you can exchange your currency at the Travelex currency exchange office or take care of cash transactions at the ATMs.

Last Updated: 05 Feb 2017

Transportation to Edinburgh City Center from Airport

Edinburgh Airport is an international airport serving the city, located 12 km away. You can get to the city center from the airport by taxi, tram, or Airlink. You can also rent a car from the airport to get to the city center.

Airlink Buses

The best way to get to the city center from the airport is by taking an Airlink bus. Airlink buses run very frequently and provide easy and affordable transportation to the city. The total trip takes about 30 minutes and the fare is very reasonable.  

Tram

The tram is another transportation alternative to get to the city center. The tram stop is located at the airport and provides transportation York Place Station, located in the city center. The total trip to the city from the airport by tram takes about 35 minutes.

Taxi

A taxi to the city center from the airport takes about 25 minutes. Taxis are available at the ground level across from the main terminal building. However, taking a taxi can be quite expensive so it isn’t a highly preferred method of transportation.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another way to get to the city center. There are various rental car companies located at the airport. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Alamo, Europcar, National, and Avis. Edinburgh is a city that is notorious for its natural beauty and history. Renting a car and driving to the city is easy and picturesque.  

Last Updated: 08 Nov 2016

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Which airports can I use for Sheffield-Edinburgh flights?

For Sheffield-Edinburgh flights, you can use Sheffield Airport as departure airport, and Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Sheffield-Edinburgh and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Sheffield-Edinburgh is 413 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 1 hour 20 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Sheffield-Edinburgh flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Sheffield-Edinburgh flights is Monday.

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