There are 12 ways to get from Belfast to Lincoln by plane, train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry or car

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

Fly Belfast City to East Midlands, train  •  5 h 3 min

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

$64 - $294

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X2a / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Lincoln

$62 - $77

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Fly Belfast City to Doncaster/Sheffied, train  •  4 h 21 min

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

$95 - $374

Fly Belfast City to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 31 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 Lincoln Central

$74 - $255

Fly Belfast City to Manchester, train  •  6 h 6 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 - $219

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester, train  •  6 h 28 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 - $193

Fly Belfast City to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 18 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

Car ferry, bus, train  •  12 h 27 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

$119 - $170

Car ferry, train  •  13 h 21 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

$74 - $122

Car ferry, train LNER  •  13 h 34 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 Retford
  4. Take the train from Retford Low Level to Lincoln Central

$124 - $168

Car ferry, train via Manchester Airport  •  14 h 31 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

$93 - $120

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 29 min

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

$99 - $129

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Lincoln is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £45 - £60 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 costs £70 - £290 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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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 16 h 35 min.

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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 bus and train which takes 12 h 27 min and costs £90 - £130.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Belfast to Lincoln, including transfers.

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Belfast to Lincoln bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, 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 1 h 5 min.

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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: 5 h 3 min

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 line 600 shuttle to Belfast City Airport, take the walk to Belfast City airport, fly to East Midlands, take the walk to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals), take the bus to Nottingham Railway Station, take the walk to Nottingham, then take the train to Lincoln. Alternatively, you can take the line 600 shuttle to Belfast City Airport, take the walk to Belfast City airport, fly to Doncaster/Sheffied, take the walk to Doncaster Sheffield Airport, Terminal Stand 1 (Terminal Building), take the bus to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre), take the walk to Doncaster, then take the train to Lincoln.

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 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
Flights from Belfast City to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Belfast City to Manchester via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
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 Nottingham to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Train from Doncaster to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
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 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Edinburgh to Newark North Gate
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $70
1st Class
$80 - $130
Train from Glasgow Central to Retford
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$45 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $140
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
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
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Retford Low Level to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
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
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 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $35
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Lincoln
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
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
$169
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
$225

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