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from Southampton to Lincoln

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Travel Information from Southampton to Lincoln

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £129
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 8 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £129 • 4 h 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Southern

Travel 164 miles (264 km) by coach or train to Lincoln from Southampton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 48 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Southern among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Southampton to Lincoln.

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Travel from Southampton 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 Southampton to Lincoln.
How do I go from Southampton to Lincoln?

There are 2 ways to get from Southampton to Lincoln: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Lincoln from Southampton?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Southampton to Lincoln, which costs on average £16.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lincoln:

A coach is generally £113 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £129 from Southampton to Lincoln.

What is the fastest way from Southampton to Lincoln?

The fastest way to get to Lincoln from Southampton is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 48 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 8 h 10 min   on average.

How far is Lincoln from Southampton?

The distance between Southampton and Lincoln is around 164 miles (264 km).

When going from Southampton to Lincoln, where do I depart from Southampton and where do I arrive in Lincoln?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Southampton to Lincoln:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Southampton, Coach Station and arrive in Lincoln, Rail Station Car Park.
  • Trains mostly depart from Southampton Central and arrive in Lincoln Central.
Which travel operators can get me from Southampton to Lincoln?

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

  • You can take a coach from Southampton to Lincoln with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £16 with National Express from Southampton to Lincoln.
  • You can take a train from Southampton to Lincoln with Southern. Cheap tickets can be found for £129 with Southern from Southampton to Lincoln.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Lincoln from Southampton ends?
Omio customers who travel from Southampton 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.
How early should I book tickets from Southampton to Lincoln online for the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £16 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is £129 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Southampton 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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