Duration 2h 43m
Distance 85.9 miles
Average price £45
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Manchester and Lincoln takes 2h 43m and the fastest train takes 2h 5m. There is a train service every few hours from Manchester to Lincoln. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Sheffield

  1. Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Sheffield
  3. Lincoln
2h 46m
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Manchester to Lincoln train times

Trains run hourly between Manchester and Lincoln. The earliest departure is at 10:14 in the morning, and the last departure from Manchester is at 23:20 which arrives into Lincoln at 07:07. All services require a transfer at Sheffield and take an average of 2h 43m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester to Lincoln. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Lincoln Central via Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 46m.

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The distance between Manchester and Lincoln is 73 miles. The road distance is 85.9 miles.

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Manchester to Lincoln train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Manchester to Lincoln train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Lincoln Central station.

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You can take a train from Manchester to Lincoln via Sheffield in around 2h 46m.
Train operators
Northern Rail
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £28
Train from Sheffield to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£19 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£23 - £35
East Midlands Railways
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£14 - £21
Off-Peak Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Single
£40 - £60
Train from Nottingham to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Single
£17 - £25

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