There are 5 ways to get from Norwich to Lincoln by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to Grantham
  2. Take the bus from Grantham, Bus Station to Central Bus Station 1|InterConnect

$64 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to King's Lynn, Railway Station (forecourt)
  2. Take the bus from King's Lynn, Railway Station (forecourt) to Spalding, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Boston, Bus Station to Central Bus Station

$47

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Newark North Gate
  3. Take the train from Newark North Gate to Lincoln Central

$62 - $95

Bus, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to Swaffham, Brocks Road
  2. Take the bus from Swaffham, Brocks Road to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 10)
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Grantham
  4. Take the bus from Grantham, Bus Station to Central Bus Station

$50 - $59

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Norwich to Lincoln 104.3 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Norwich to Lincoln is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Norwich to Lincoln is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Norwich station to Lincoln station. However, there are services departing from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Central Bus Station via King's Lynn, Railway Station (forecourt), Spalding, Bus Station, Wyberton, Pincushion Inn and Boston, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Norwich to Lincoln. However, there are services departing from Norwich and arriving at Lincoln Central via Peterborough and Newark North Gate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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The distance between Norwich and Lincoln is 87 miles. The road distance is 104.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Norwich to Lincoln without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 25 min and costs £45 - £65.

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Norwich to Lincoln, including transfers.

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Norwich to Lincoln bus services, operated by First in Norfolk & Suffolk, arrive at Norwich City Centre, Bus Station.

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Norwich to Lincoln train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Norwich station.

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The best way to get from Norwich to Lincoln is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs £45 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £36 and takes 6 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Norwich to Lincoln.
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  • Distance: 87.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between Norwich, England and Lincoln, England?

You can take a train from Norwich to Lincoln via Peterborough and Newark North Gate in around 3 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Norwich to Lincoln via King's Lynn, Railway Station (forecourt), Spalding, Bus Station, Wyberton, Pincushion Inn, and Boston, Bus Station in around 6 h 58 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Grantham
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $110
Train from Norwich to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
Train from Newark North Gate to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$10 - $16
Train from Peterborough to Grantham
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Newark North Gate
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$14 - $22
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Newark North Gate to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$19 - $29
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
$23 - $35
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
First in Norfolk & Suffolk
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to Swaffham, Brocks Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Swaffham, Brocks Road to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 10)
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to King's Lynn, Railway Station (forecourt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16
Website
firstgroup.com
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from King's Lynn, Railway Station (forecourt) to Spalding, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Brylaine Travel
Phone
01205 364087
Website
brylaine.co.uk
Bus from Boston, Bus Station to Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
brylaine.co.uk

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