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

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Train, bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Grantham
  3. Take the bus from Grantham, Bus Station to Central Bus Station

$62 - $95

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Night bus, bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the night bus from London Stansted Airport to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Lincoln National Express

$26 - $43

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 38 min

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

$60 - $105

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lincoln 123.9 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lincoln is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lincoln is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Lincoln is 99 miles. The road distance is 123.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lincoln, including transfers.

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

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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 38 min.

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The nearest airport to Lincoln is Humberside (HUY) Airport which is 26 miles away. Other nearby airports include East Midlands (EMA) (43.3 miles), Manchester (MAN) (72.8 miles), Birmingham (BHX) (73.6 miles) and London Luton (LTN) (93.9 miles).

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lincoln.
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  • Distance: 98.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

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 38 min.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Grantham
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Peterborough to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$29 - $45
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Grantham
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $27
Train from Peterborough to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $19
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Grantham, Bus Station to Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from London Stansted Airport to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
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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