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

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Train  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
  3. Take the train from Nottingham to Lincoln Central

$102 - $155

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Bus  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway X5
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station 230
  3. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Lincoln

$30 - $40

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Central Milton Keynes, The Point X5
  2. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Leicester, Station Street X7
  3. Take the train from Leicester to Lincoln Central

$55 - $79

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Oxford to Lincoln 131.6 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Lincoln is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Lincoln is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford station to Lincoln. However, there are services departing from Gloucester Green Bus Station and arriving at Lincoln via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Leicester St Margarets Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Oxford to Lincoln. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Lincoln Central via Birmingham New Street and Nottingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Oxford and Lincoln is 107 miles. The road distance is 131.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Lincoln without a car is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs £75 - £120.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Oxford to Lincoln, including transfers.

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Oxford to Lincoln bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, arrive at Gloucester Green Bus Station.

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Oxford to Lincoln train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Oxford station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Lincoln is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs £75 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £35 and takes 6h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Lincoln.
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  • Distance: 106.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Lincoln via Birmingham New Street and Nottingham in around 4h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Lincoln via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Leicester St Margarets Bus Station in around 6h 27m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Birmingham New Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Train from Leicester to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Central Milton Keynes, The Point
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Lincoln
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point to Leicester, Station Street
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire

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

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Oxford to Lincoln train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Lincoln Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Lincoln is 132 miles. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Oxford to Lincoln.

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