There are 5 ways to get from Retford to Lincoln by train, bus, taxi 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  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Retford Low Level to Lincoln Central

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus Kettlewell Coaches  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from Retford, Bridgegate to Lincoln, Debenhams Lincoln Shopper

$10

3 alternative options

Bus Stagecoach East Midlands  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Retford, Bus Station to Gainsborough, Bus Station 95 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gainsborough, Bus Station to Lincoln, Barbican Hotel 100|InterConnect / ...

$16

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Retford to Lincoln 23.2 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Retford to Lincoln 23.2 miles

$5 - $8

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Retford to Lincoln hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 38 min. Alternatively, Kettlewell Coaches operates a bus from Retford to Lincoln once a week. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 53 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Kettlewell Coaches
Phone
+44 1777 860360
Website
kettlewellscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Retford, Bridgegate to Lincoln, Debenhams
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Kettlewell Coaches
Stagecoach East Midlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Retford, Bus Station to Gainsborough, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
GEM Mini Travel
Phone
01777 248503
Email
gemminitravel@aol.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Retford, Bus Station to Gainsborough, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Wilfreda Beehive
Phone
01302 330330
Email
sales@wilfreda.co.uk
Website
wilfreda.co.uk
Bus from Retford, Bus Station to Gainsborough, Marshall's Yard
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Wilfreda Beehive
Stagecoach in Lincolnshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gainsborough, Bus Station to Lincoln, Barbican Hotel
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Retford to Lincoln
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Retford to Lincoln?

The distance between Retford and Lincoln is 29 km. The road distance is 37 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Retford to Lincoln?

The cheapest way to get from Retford to Lincoln is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Retford to Lincoln?

The quickest way to get from Retford to Lincoln is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs £60 - £80.

Is there a direct train between Retford and Lincoln?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Retford Low Level and arriving at Lincoln Central. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

Is there a direct bus between Retford and Lincoln?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Retford, Bridgegate and arriving at Lincoln, Debenhams. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

How long does it take to get from Retford to Lincoln?

The train from Retford Low Level to Lincoln Central takes 38 min including transfers and departs hourly.