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from Manchester to Lincoln

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23 Oct
£44Northern Rail
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24 Oct
£44Northern Rail
£30National Express
25 Oct
£44Northern Rail
£25National Express
26 Oct
£44First Transpennine Express
£25National Express
27 Oct
£43First Transpennine Express
£23National Express
28 Oct
£44Northern Rail
£25National Express
30 Oct
£44Northern Rail
£26National Express
31 Oct
£43Northern Rail
£22National Express
1 Nov
£44Northern Rail
£19National Express
3 Nov
£43First Transpennine Express
£17National Express
5 Nov
£44Northern Rail
£18National Express
6 Nov
£43First Transpennine Express
£20National Express
8 Nov
£44First Transpennine Express
£21National Express
11 Nov
£43Northern Rail
£17National Express

Travel Information to Lincoln from Manchester

distanceDistance72 miles (116 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£24 - £43
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £24 • 5 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £43 • 2 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Take a coach or train to travel 72 miles (116 km) from Manchester to Lincoln. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 12 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £24. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Lincoln.

Travel Tips

Travel from Manchester to Lincoln
Travel 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 Manchester to Lincoln.
How do I travel to Lincoln from Manchester?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Manchester to Lincoln. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Lincoln from Manchester?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Lincoln, which costs on average £24.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lincoln:

A coach is about £19 less than a train, which costs on average £43 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to Lincoln from Manchester?

The fastest way to get to Lincoln from Manchester is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 12 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lincoln that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 15 min   of travel time.

How far is Lincoln from Manchester?

You should expect to travel around 72 miles (116 km) from Manchester to Lincoln.

What are the departure and arrival points in Manchester and in Lincoln?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Lincoln:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange to Lincoln, Rail Station Car Park.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Manchester to Lincoln depart from Manchester Piccadilly to Lincoln Central.
Which travel companies can get me from Manchester to Lincoln?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Manchester to Lincoln:

  • You can travel between Manchester and Lincoln by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £24 with National Express from Manchester to Lincoln.
  • You can take a train from Manchester to Lincoln with Northern Rail. Cheap tickets can be found for £43 with Northern Rail from Manchester to Lincoln.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Manchester to Lincoln ends?
Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Lincoln often also extend their holiday to go to London, Nottingham or Sheffield. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lincoln and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I purchase a ticket from Manchester to Lincoln online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Manchester to Lincoln, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £24 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £43 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Manchester to Lincoln tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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