There are 4 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lincoln by train, night bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 39 min

$62 - $108

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  4 h

  1. National Express
  2. National Express

$27 - $45

2 alternative options

Train via Newark North Gate  •  3 h 45 min

$69 - $107

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. 123.9 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Lincoln is 158 km. The road distance is 198 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lincoln is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lincoln is to drive which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £19 - £29.

No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lincoln. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Lincoln Central via Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lincoln. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Lincoln via Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lincoln, including transfers.

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Lincoln, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lincoln via Peterborough in around 3 h 39 min.

Train operators
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
$28 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Train from Newark North Gate to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $16
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Peterborough to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$16 - $25
1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Peterborough to Newark North Gate
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$27 - $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
$20 - $29
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Stansted Airport London to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester to Lincoln
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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