IATA Code: DSA
ICAO Code: EGCN
Doncaster Sheffield Airport is an international airport in South Yorkshire serving the cities of Doncaster and Sheffield. The airport is formerly known as Robin Hood Airport, after a folk hero who is known to spend time in the area of Doncaster. The airport is located about 5 km from Doncaster and about 20 km from Sheffield, with a single terminal and runway. Usually, it handles more than a million passengers with a number increasing in the last few years. The airport serves flights to a good number of European countries and a few connections to airports in the USA and Mexico.
If travelling to Doncaster or Sheffield, the following guide will present you with all the necessary information about DSA.
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How to get from Doncaster Sheffield Airport to Doncaster and Sheffield
DSA offers multiple ways of transportation between the airport and the cities of Doncaster and Sheffield. Find out all the ways of getting to and from the airport in the text below.
There is a regular bus service operating to and from the airport, provided by the carrier First South Yorkshire. These buses connect the airport with main bus stations in Doncaster and Sheffield – Frenchgate and Sheffield Interchange.
There are two bus lines taking you to and from Doncaster. Buses no. 57a and 57c make a stop at Doncaster Interchange from where you can continue to Sheffield easily.
- Buses operate every day from around 5:00 am to 00:00 am
- Buses depart every 20 to 50 minutes, depending on the part of the day
- Buses have a reduced schedule on Sundays
- The journey takes around 20 minutes
From Doncaster Interchange you can continue by bus to multiple other destinations, check out the most popular routes and purchase your tickets on the links below:
Trains are not connecting the airport directly but you can easily reach the main train station in Doncaster with bus lines no. 57a and 57c. Doncaster Interchange is where all trains and buses arrive and depart from.
From Doncaster train station you can continue to multiple other destinations such as Sheffield, Leeds, Newcastle, York and many more.
If you prefer a more comfortable ride, consider taking a taxi. The official taxi partner of the company is Little Arrow. You will find their customer service desk at the terminal while the pick-up point is just outside the arrivals area. The fares are charged before the ride and the approximate price for a ride to Doncaster starts from 40 euros (35 pounds).
Another way to travel from Doncaster Sheffield Airport is with a private, door-to-door transfer directly to your accommodation in the city. You can pre-book a transfer for a hassle-free experience, a professional driver will wait for you at the airport and take you to your destination.
Car hire at Doncaster Sheffield Airport
For those who prefer to explore the area on their own, the best option would be a car hire directly at the airport. At DSA Airport, you will find most major rental agencies. However, you can rent a car online and avoid the potentially long queues at the airport. NOTE: Car hire service is currently unavailable.
Rent a bus
Larger groups of passengers should consider renting a bus at the airport. However, it is recommended to book it online, so the bus rental companies have enough time to advise you on the meeting point and all other information.
Doncaster Sheffield Airport airlines
DSA airport is small and there are only about few airlines operating. However, these offer quite a good number of flights to numerous destinations. The airport serves as a focus city for Wizz Air and TUI Airlines. Both carriers provide all year round and seasonal flights to more than 20 destinations each.
The airlines operate regular scheduled and charter flights to and from European countries such as Spain (Alicante Airport, Gran Canaria Airport, Malaga Airport, etc.), Poland (Chopin Airport, Krakow Airport), Croatia (Dubrovnik Airport, Pula Airport) and Greece (Rhodes Airport, Zakynthos Airport).
Besides Europe, there are flights connecting cities in the USA (Orlando Sanford, Orlando Melbourne) and Mexico (Cancun Airport).
Below is the list of airlines offering arrivals and departures from DSA Airport:
- BH Air
- Wizz Air
- TUI Airlines
Doncaster Sheffield Airport facilities
The airport offers several amenities to the passengers who are on a layover or simply waiting for the flight. Here is the list of some of the services offered by DSA Airport:
- Duty-free shops
- Car hire
- Bars and restaurants
- Parking lot
- Airport hotel
- Currency exchange
Doncaster Sheffield Airport FAQs
That shouldn’t be a problem since public transport (buses and trains) operate till late evening hours. In case you arrive and no buses are operating, consider taking a taxi or a private transfer.
Yes, you can easily find the exchange offices at the airport.
Yes, the airport provides free WiFi service for passengers.
There is a luggage storage service provided by Eelway, located next to the airport where you can store your luggage.
As already mentioned, you can reach Doncaster Interchange in order to continue to multiple other destinations (check them in the text above). You can also search for the desired routes on your own, directly on Getbybus.com.
The airport has only one terminal.