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There are 11 ways to get from Belfast to Lincoln by car ferry, car, train, bus, bus and ferry or plane

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Recommended option

Car ferry, drive  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  3. Drive from Liverpool to Lincoln

$60 - $171

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  16h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin 400
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Lincoln

$41 - $55

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Car ferry, train  •  11h 27m

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  3. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Sheffield
  4. Take the train from Sheffield to Lincoln Central

$84 - $209

Car ferry, train LNER  •  14h 49m

  1. Take the car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Troon
  3. Take the train from Troon to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Newark North Gate

$144 - $261

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  17h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X2a / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Meadowhall
  4. Take the train from Meadowhall to Lincoln Central

$83 - $110

Fly Belfast City to East Midlands, train  •  4h 52m

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to East Midlands (EMA) BHD - EMA
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Lincoln Central

$64 - $293

Fly Belfast City to Manchester, train  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Manchester (MAN) BHD - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Lincoln Central

$76 - $219

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester, train  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Manchester (MAN) BFS - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Lincoln Central

$79 - $193

Fly Belfast City to Birmingham, train  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Birmingham (BHX) BHD - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
  3. Take the train from Nottingham to Lincoln Central

$98 - $303

Fly Belfast City to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) BHD - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Doncaster
  3. Take the train from Doncaster to Newark North Gate

$70 - $262

Fly Belfast City to Doncaster/Sheffied, train  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Doncaster/Sheffied (DSA) BHD - DSA
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Newark North Gate
  3. Take the train from Newark North Gate to Lincoln Central

$98 - $386

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Lincoln is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £30 - £45 and takes 16h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Lincoln is to fly and train which costs £45 - £230 and takes 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Lincoln. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Lincoln via Dublin and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 5m.

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The distance between Belfast and Lincoln is 240 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Lincoln without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 11h 27m and costs £65 - £170.

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It takes approximately 8h 53m to get from Belfast to Lincoln, including transfers.

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Belfast to Lincoln bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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The quickest flight from Belfast City Airport to East Midlands Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Belfast to Lincoln bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lincoln station.

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Flybe offers flights from Belfast City Airport to East Midlands Airport.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Lincoln.
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  • Distance: 240.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 53m

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Lincoln, England?

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Lincoln. However, you can take the car ferry to Douglas, Isle of Man, take the car ferry to Liverpool, then take the drive to Lincoln. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belfast to Lincoln via Douglas, Isle of Man, Liverpool, Liverpool James Street, Liverpool Central Loop Line, Liverpool Lime Street, and Sheffield in around 11h 27m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Belfast City to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Belfast City to Manchester via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Belfast City to Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $160
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $26
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Train from Nottingham to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Train from Newark North Gate to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$10 - $16
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Meadowhall to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Troon
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Train from Troon to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Newark North Gate
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Doncaster to Newark North Gate
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Newark North Gate to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$19 - $29
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Meadowhall
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $26
Train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Lincoln
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus Eireann
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$34
Standard fare
$62
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91

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