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There are 3 ways to get from Lincoln to University of Derby by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the train from Lincoln Central to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Derby

£28 - £130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Lincoln to Nottingham Station Street National Express
  2. Take the bus from Nottingham, Coach Stop S10 to Markeaton, Merchant Street X52

£7 - £9

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Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Lincoln to University of Derby 56 miles

£8 - £13

Lincoln to University of Derby by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Lincoln and University of Derby is around 2h 33m and covers a distance of around 53 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 17m. Operated by East Midlands Railways, CrossCountry, Northern Rail and others, the Lincoln to University of Derby service departs from Lincoln Central and arrives in University of Derby. Typically 30 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 33m
Fastest journey time:
2h 17m
Journey distance:
53 miles
Services per week:
30
Cheapest price:
£33
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:18
Last service departs at:
15:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lincoln to University of Derby train, bus and walk schedules

Lincoln → University of Derby
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The cheapest way to get from Lincoln to University of Derby is to bus which costs £7 - £10 and takes 3h 22m.

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The fastest way to get from Lincoln to University of Derby is to drive. Taking this option will cost £8 - £13 and takes 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lincoln to University of Derby. However, there are services departing from Lincoln and arriving at Markeaton, Merchant Street via Nottingham, Coach Stop S10. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 22m.

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The distance between Lincoln and University of Derby is 45 miles. The road distance is 56 miles.

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The best way to get from Lincoln to University of Derby without a car is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs £28 - £130.

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It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Lincoln to University of Derby, including transfers.

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Lincoln to University of Derby bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Lincoln station.

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The best way to get from Lincoln to University of Derby is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs £28 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 3h 22m.

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Lincoln to University of Derby bus services, operated by Notts & Derby, arrive at Markeaton, Merchant Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lincoln to University of Derby is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Lincoln to University of Derby.

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Map of how to get from Lincoln to University of Derby.
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  • Distance: 44.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 3m

What companies run services between Lincoln, England and University of Derby, England?

You can take a train from Lincoln to University of Derby via Nottingham, Derby, Derby, Railway Station, Derby, Morledge, Derby, Corporation Street, and Allestree, University in around 2h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lincoln to University of Derby via Nottingham Station Street, Nottingham, Coach Stop S10, and Markeaton, Merchant Street in around 3h 22m.

Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Lincoln Central to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £21
Off-Peak Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£18 - £26
Train from Nottingham to Derby
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £15
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £16
Off-Peak Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£9 - £15
Bus operators
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 from Lincoln to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Notts & Derby
Phone
01332 204568
Email
ndtraffic@nottsderby.co.uk
Website
nottsderby.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham, Coach Stop S10 to Markeaton, Merchant Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Notts & Derby

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