Next stop, the airport… as new bus route launches from SheffieldAugust 1, 2017
Passengers from Sheffield and Rotherham needing to travel to Doncaster Sheffield Airport have a new travel option thanks to Stagecoach Yorkshire.
The first ever direct bus route from Sheffield city centre to Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) sets off on September 2nd and will operate 7 days a week, taking approximately 45 minutes to reach the terminal building.
This news comes on the same day that the airport announced its Summer 2018 routes with Flybe to 10 destinations across Europe including Paris, Dublin, Faro and Malaga now on sale for travel up to June 8.
Steve Gill, chief executive of Doncaster Sheffield Airport said: “This is excellent news all round for our passengers. We are thrilled that Stagecoach Yorkshire is introducing this new route from Sheffield to the airport.
“This is a further step in improving our connectivity and strengthens our proposition to the rest of the travel and airline industry”
The service will operate eight times a day from Sheffield serving peak flight times in the early morning and evening focusing on Wizzair and Flybe flights from the airport.
Matt Davies, managing director of Stagecoach Yorkshire, said: “We are extremely pleased to be launching this new service from Sheffield city centre to Doncaster Sheffield Airport.
“We are keen to support the growth of Doncaster Sheffield Airport which we see as an important regional asset whose growth will only be of wider benefit to the region.
“We’ve worked closely with the team at the airport to develop a schedule that works with their busiest flight times and we are looking forward to working with partners to develop this service further in the future to accommodate more flight times“
The 737 Stagecoach bus service will depart from Sheffield Interchange, from Saturday September 2nd, with the first service leaving at 4.45am calling at Wickersley, Bramley, and arriving at the DSA terminal at 5.30am.
Tickets for the new service cost just £6 single fare, £6.30 for an unlimited travel explorer ticket which also includes Supertram services and £10 for a family explorer ticket for two adults and up to three children.
Summer 2018 flights with Flybe are on sale for travel to all destinations up to June 8 with the further summer period to be on sale in August.
For further information about the new bus route visit www.stagecoachbus.com
For information on public transport to and from the airport visit www.flydsa.co.uk/getting-to-the-airport/public-transport/