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There are 4 ways to get from Norwich to Lincoln by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3 h 26 min

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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn XL - Excel / ...
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough to Lincoln National Express

$20 - $27

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 49 min

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

$41 - $94

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 bus which costs £15 - £21 and takes 6 h 46 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. However, there are services departing from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Lincoln via Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 46 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 49 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 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 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 49 min and costs £30 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £21 and takes 6 h 46 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 26 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 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Norwich to Lincoln via Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn and Peterborough in around 6 h 46 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 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Train from Norwich to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 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
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Norwich to Grantham
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Norwich to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Newark North Gate
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$14 - $22
1st Class
$26 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Grantham, Bus Station to Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
First in Norfolk & Suffolk
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
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 Norwich Bus Station to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Peterborough to Lincoln
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Norwich to Lincoln bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lincoln station.

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Norwich to Lincoln train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Newark North Gate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Norwich to Lincoln is 104 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Norwich to Lincoln.

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