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Train Information between Lincoln and Nottingham

distanceDistance31 miles (50 km)
durationAverage train duration52 min
priceAverage train ticket price£14 (€16)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Trains

Trains from Lincoln to Nottingham cover the 31 miles (50 km) long route taking on average 52 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £14, but the average price of train tickets is £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Lincoln Central and arrive in Nottingham.

Trains from Lincoln to Nottingham

Rail travel offers a great way to reach Nottingham for anyone in the Lincoln area. Trains leave every hour throughout the week from Lincoln Central, with a total of 12 to 15 services every day. And the journey time isn't long. With an average duration of just over 50 minutes, travellers can get to Nottingham in a 'flash'.

Which train companies travel from Lincoln to Nottingham?

All trains from Lincoln to Nottingham are provided by the same company. East Midlands Trains is the sole operator on the route, running a seven-days-a-week, all-year-round schedule between the two historic cities.

How long is the train from Lincoln to Nottingham?

The journey from Lincoln to Nottingham is extremely quick. Travellers can expect to reach Nottingham station 50 to 54 minutes after departing from Lincoln Central, with no changes needed at any point.

How many trains are there from Lincoln to Nottingham?

There should be 12 to 15 services every day between Lincoln Central and Nottingham. Trains travel direct, with no changes needed, and services begin as early as 5:30 a.m. So, finding the right departure time should be easy.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Lincoln to Nottingham?

Departure train station: All trains bound for Nottingham will leave from Lincoln Central. Located on St. Mary's Street in the centre of the city, the station is readily accessible from all corners of the Lincoln urban area. Buses stop outside the station on Wigford Way and include handy routes like the 100L, which covers most of northern Lincoln. At the station, passengers can grab snacks and coffees, use toilet facilities, take money out of ATMs and shop for essentials at a small on-site store.

Arrival train station: Trains from Lincoln will arrive at Nottingham Station – the city's major rail transport hub. The station is around 700 metres south of the centre, but visitors can quickly get there via bus routes including the 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10. All pass by the station and also provide access to sporting venues in the south such as Trent Bridge or the City Ground. Those who want to continue their journey to East Midlands Airport can take direct rail connections. The airport is only 13 miles away from the station, and transfers will take 15 minutes maximum. Visitors heading to the University can take trams to the University Park Campus or buses to the Jubilee Campus.

Travel Tips

Trains from Lincoln to Nottingham
Travel by train to Nottingham 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 Lincoln to Nottingham.
How much does a cheap train between Lincoln and Nottingham cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Lincoln to Nottingham for the next 7 days starting from £14  one way.
How much does the train from Lincoln to Nottingham cost on average?
The Lincoln to Nottingham train ticket price is on average £14  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is it from Lincoln to Nottingham by train?
The distance from Lincoln to Nottingham by train is approximately 31 miles (50 km).
How long does it take from Lincoln to Nottingham by train?
While the time it takes to travel 31 miles (50 km) to Nottingham from Lincoln can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Lincoln to Nottingham is on average 52 min.
Which train station in Lincoln goes to Nottingham? Which train station do I come into Nottingham from Lincoln?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Lincoln Central   and arriving in Nottingham.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Lincoln Central and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Nottingham and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Nottingham.

Which train providers should I travel with from Lincoln to Nottingham?
For the best Lincoln to Nottingham train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with East Midlands Trains. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Lincoln and Nottingham to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any Lincoln to Nottingham direct train services?
Yes, you can find a direct train between Lincoln and Nottingham with   on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
How early should I purchase Lincoln to Nottingham train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets between Lincoln and Nottingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £14 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Lincoln to Nottingham a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Lincoln is Lincoln Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Lincoln Central for your trip between Lincoln and Nottingham.