There are 5 ways to get from Swansea to Lincoln by train, bus 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.

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Train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Nottingham
  3. Take the train from Nottingham to Lincoln Central

$110 - $187

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens 201 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Lincoln

$31 - $42

3 alternative options

Train via Newport (S Wales)  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Nottingham
  3. Take the train from Nottingham to Lincoln Central

$110 - $188

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Stockport
  2. Take the train from Stockport to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Lincoln Central

$115 - $172

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Swansea to Lincoln 234.9 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Swansea to Lincoln is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 8 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swansea to Lincoln is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Swansea and Lincoln is 182 miles. The road distance is 234.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to get from Swansea to Lincoln, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swansea station to Lincoln. However, there are services departing from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) and arriving at Lincoln via Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Swansea to Lincoln. However, there are services departing from Swansea and arriving at Lincoln Central via Cardiff Central and Nottingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 47 min.

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What companies run services between Swansea, Wales and Lincoln, England?

You can take a train from Swansea to Lincoln via Cardiff Central and Nottingham in around 6 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swansea to Lincoln via Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens, and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 8 h 50 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Train from Swansea to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Swansea to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Swansea to Stockport
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
First Anytime Day Single
$130 - $200
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $100
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Lincoln Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Train from Stockport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Bus operators
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 Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Lincoln
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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