There are 13 ways to get from Belfast to Lincoln by car ferry, bus, train, bus and ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Car ferry, bus, train  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  4. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newark North Gate

$125 - $171

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham to Lincoln

$48 - $65

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Car ferry, train  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Lincoln Central

$93 - $125

Car ferry, train via Manchester Airport  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
  4. Take the train from Sheffield to Lincoln Central

$94 - $123

Car ferry, train Virgin Trains East Coast  •  14 h 19 min

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

$139 - $234

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Lincoln

$100 - $130

Fly Belfast City to East Midlands, train  •  4 h 38 min

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

$63 - $294

Fly Belfast City to Manchester, train  •  6 h 5 min

  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 - $220

Fly Belfast City to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 52 min

  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 - $304

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester, train  •  6 h 27 min

  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 - $194

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

  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 - $395

Fly Belfast City to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 13 min

  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

$77 - $276

Bus to Dublin, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
  4. Take the train from Sheffield to Lincoln Central

$70 - $206

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Lincoln is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £35 - £50 and takes 16 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Lincoln is to fly and train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs £45 - £230.

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The distance between Belfast and Lincoln is 384 km.

It takes approximately 12 h 25 min to get from Belfast to Lincoln, including transfers.

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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 35 min.

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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 Cairnryan, take the walk to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station, take the walk to Glasgow Queen Street, take the train to Edinburgh, take the train to Newark North Gate, then take the train to Lincoln Central. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belfast to Lincoln via Liverpool Birkenhead, Birkenhead Hamilton Square, Liverpool Central Loop Line, Liverpool Lime Street, and Sheffield in around 13 h 19 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Belfast City to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Belfast City to Manchester via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Belfast City to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $160
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Edinburgh to Newark North Gate
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $130
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Doncaster to Newark North Gate
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$13 - $21
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Newark North Gate to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$19 - $29
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$12 - $20
1st Class
$23 - $35
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
1 h 42 min
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
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Train from Newark North Gate to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
30 min
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
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $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 Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
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
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Doncaster to Newark North Gate
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $29
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Lincoln
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$171
Car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$227

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