How to travel from Lincoln to Manchester

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Travel Information between Lincoln and Manchester

distanceDistance72 miles (116 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $43
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€26) • 3 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $43 (€37) • 2 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail (3)

Take a bus or train to travel 72 miles (116 km) to Manchester from Lincoln. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Northern Rail (3) among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Lincoln to Manchester.

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How to get from Lincoln to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Lincoln to Manchester is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Find the best journey from Lincoln to Manchester with Northern Rail (3) and National Express. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Northern Trains is a publicly owned travel operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter travel across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 travel companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern travel: Standard.

    National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Lincoln - Manchester travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

      FAQs: Travel from Lincoln to Manchester

      FAQs: Travel to Manchester 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 Manchester.

      You can get between Lincoln and Manchester 2 different ways: bus or train.

      The cheapest way to get from Lincoln to Manchester is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $30 (€26) compared to other travel options to Manchester:

      A bus is $13 (€11) less than a train with an average ticket price of $43 (€37) from Lincoln to Manchester.

      The quickest way to travel to Manchester from Lincoln is by train, which takes on average 2 h 21 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 3 h 8 min.

      The Lincoln to Manchester distance is around 72 miles (116 km).

      The average frequency per day from Lincoln to Manchester is:

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Lincoln and Manchester as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

        • Most travelers board their bus from Lincoln, Rail Station Car Park and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
        • Most travelers catch their train from Lincoln Central and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

        • You can take a bus from Lincoln to Manchester with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $30 (€26) with National Express from Lincoln to Manchester.
        • You can travel between Lincoln and Manchester by train with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or East Midlands Trains. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $43 (€37) with TransPennine Express from Lincoln to Manchester.

        Yes, there are direct services available from Lincoln to Manchester with the following travel companies:

        • Direct bus with.
        • Direct train with.

        Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Manchester as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Lincoln to Manchester.

        Looking to extend your trip from Lincoln to Manchester? Many Omio customers who go from Lincoln to Manchester usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool, Paris, Edinburgh or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Liverpool, Paris, Edinburgh or Glasgow from Manchester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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