There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lincoln by train, bus 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.

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Train LNER  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Newark North Gate

$48 - $77

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Lincoln National Express

$43 - $60

3 alternative options

Train, line 390 bus, bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the line 390 bus from Victoria Bus Station to Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way 390
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
  4. Take the bus from Grantham, Bus Station to Central Bus Station

$52 - $104

Train via Peterborough  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Lincoln Central

$62 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lincoln 190.7 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lincoln is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lincoln is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Lincoln is 145 miles. The road distance is 190.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lincoln, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lincoln. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Lincoln via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lincoln. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Lincoln Central via London Kings Cross and Newark North Gate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Lincoln, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lincoln via London St Pancras International LL, London Kings Cross, and Newark North Gate in around 4 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lincoln via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station in around 6 h 25 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Newark North Gate
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Peterborough to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$16 - $25
1st Class
$30 - $45
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Super Off-Peak Single
$55 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $75
Anytime Single
$70 - $85
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
London Buses
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Grantham, Bus Station to Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Lincoln
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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