|Distance||216 miles (348 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 1 min|
|Average train ticket price||£60 (€68)|
|Train providers||London North Eastern Railway|
Trains from Lincoln to Edinburgh cover the 216 miles (348 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 1 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £60, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £25. Travellers depart most frequently from Lincoln Central and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
Anyone travelling to Scotland's capital from Lincoln will find a range of rail options whenever they need to depart. While there are no direct services to Edinburgh, passengers can expect to choose from up to 20 indirect services, which can take as little as 4 hours to reach their destination.
Trains to Edinburgh from Lincoln are operated by CrossCountry and LNER. LNER's services tend to require a single change, while more stops may be involved with CrossCountry. However, total journey times can still be manageable, even with 2-3 changes.
LNER services from Lincoln to Edinburgh take between 4 hours and 4 hours 40 minutes to reach Waverley Station. CrossCountry services are generally slightly slower, although they can take 4 hours 30 minutes in some cases, so are worth taking into consideration.
Trains leave Lincoln for Edinburgh 7 days a week, with up to 20 services per day. Times are spread throughout the day from the early morning into the evening. Customers should note that there are no direct trains, and 1-2 changes will be required along the way.
Departure station: Trains from Lincoln to Edinburgh will depart from Lincoln Central. The station has strong bus links with the surrounding area, with connections to Branston, Welton, Waddington, and other towns and villages. The city centre is a 10-15 minute walk away, so reaching trains should be simple. At the station, expect simple cafe food, shops, and an ATM, along with baby changing facilities and accessible toilets. Waiting rooms are open 7 days a week, but will usually close around 8:00 p.m.
Arrival station: Trains to Edinburgh from Lincoln will terminate at Waverley Station, the city's major rail hub. Waverley is right next door to Princes Street and 5 minutes walk north of the Old Town, so it's ideally situated for sight-seeing. Passengers can take the 12, 26 or 31 buses to Edinburgh Zoo, and there's a direct tram connection to Edinburgh Airport (leave 35 minutes for the journey). There's also a taxi rank outside the entrance, putting all parts of Lothian within easy reach.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Lincoln Central and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Lincoln Central and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.
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