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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Lincoln

distanceDistance76 miles (123 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price£21 (€24)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Lincoln cover the 76 miles (123 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 13 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £21, but the average price of train tickets is £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Lincoln Central.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Lincoln

CrossCountry trains will get you from Birmingham to Lincoln from £21. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Lincoln from Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket to Lincoln from Birmingham online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Birmingham to Lincoln as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains between Birmingham and Lincoln start at £21 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 76 miles (123 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train to Lincoln from Birmingham. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Birmingham to Lincoln CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

  • Average Price: £21

CrossCountry has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between Birmingham and Lincoln:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Lincoln

Travel by train to Lincoln easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Lincoln.

What is the price of the cheapest train between Birmingham and Lincoln?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Birmingham and Lincoln to cost as little as £21  in the next 7 days.

What is the average price of train tickets between Birmingham and Lincoln?

If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Birmingham to Lincoln train prices are on average £21  one way.

How many miles is it from Birmingham to Lincoln by train?

You should expect to travel around 76 miles (123 km)  from Birmingham to Lincoln by train.

How long is the train to Lincoln from Birmingham?

The Birmingham to Lincoln train duration is on average 2 h 13 min, which is to be expected when travelling 76 miles (123 km) to Lincoln from Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When travelling by train from Birmingham to Lincoln, which train station in Birmingham do I depart from and which train station in Lincoln do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Lincoln Central.

Where do I find the Birmingham train station to Lincoln? Where is the Lincoln train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Birmingham New Street, is located 0.2 miles (399 m) from the city centre of Birmingham.

The most popular arrival train station, Lincoln Central, is located 0.1 miles (121 m) away from the city centre of Lincoln.

Which train providers can get me from Birmingham to Lincoln?

For the route from Birmingham to Lincoln you can take a train with Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Birmingham and Lincoln on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

What are the first and last departure train times from Birmingham to Lincoln?

The earliest train departing from Birmingham to Lincoln leaves at 10: 12. The last train departing from Birmingham to Lincoln leaves at 11: 49. You can find the latest Birmingham to Lincoln train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy Birmingham to Lincoln train tickets to get the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Birmingham to Lincoln is on average £21 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Lincoln from Birmingham available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your trip between Birmingham and Lincoln.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales