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from Manchester to Lincoln

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

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Lincoln on Oct 18 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:18AMManchester Piccadilly2h15 10:33AMLincoln Central
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$611One-way
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08:18AMManchester Piccadilly2h15 10:33AMLincoln Central
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$611One-way
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08:38AMManchester Oxford Road2h39 11:17AMLincoln Central
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$611One-way
11:18AMManchester Piccadilly2h15 01:33PMLincoln Central
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$611One-way
10:38AMManchester Oxford Road2h35 01:13PMLincoln Central
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$611One-way

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Mon
Oct 18
$61Northern Rail
$35National Express
Wed
Oct 20
$61Northern Rail
$29National Express
Thu
Oct 21
$61Northern Rail
$29National Express
Fri
Oct 22
$61Northern Rail
$42National Express
Sat
Oct 23
$61Northern Rail
$43National Express
Sun
Oct 24
$60Northern Rail
$35National Express
Mon
Oct 25
$61Northern Rail
$35National Express
Tue
Oct 26
$60First Transpennine Express
$24National Express
Wed
Oct 27
$60First Transpennine Express
$32National Express
Thu
Oct 28
$60Northern Rail
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Sat
Oct 30
$61Northern Rail
$35National Express
Sun
Oct 31
$60Northern Rail
$30National Express
Wed
Nov 3
$60First Transpennine Express
$24National Express
Fri
Nov 5
$60Northern Rail
$24National Express
Sat
Nov 6
$60First Transpennine Express
$27National Express

Travel Information from Manchester to Lincoln

distanceDistance72 miles (116 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $59
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€27) • 5 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $59 (€48) • 2 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Take a bus or train to travel 72 miles (116 km) to Lincoln from Manchester. 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Manchester to Lincoln.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Manchester to Lincoln?

There are 2 travel options from Manchester to Lincoln: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Manchester to Lincoln?

The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Lincoln is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $33 (€27) compared to other travel options to Lincoln:

Taking a bus is usually $26 (€21) less than taking a train to Lincoln, which costs on average $59 (€48) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Manchester to Lincoln?

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

Other travel options to Lincoln can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 5 h 15 min   on average.

What is the distance between Manchester and Lincoln?

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

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange to Lincoln, Rail Station Car Park.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Manchester to Lincoln depart from Manchester Piccadilly to Lincoln Central.
Which travel companies can take 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 go to Lincoln from Manchester by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $33 (€27) with National Express from Manchester to Lincoln on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Lincoln from Manchester with Northern Rail, and you can find Northern Rail Manchester to Lincoln tickets for $59 (€48) on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel to Lincoln from Manchester?
Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Lincoln? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Lincoln usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Nottingham or Sheffield. If you're looking to explore London, Nottingham or Sheffield from Lincoln, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I buy a ticket from Manchester to Lincoln online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $33 (€27) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $59 (€48) one way.

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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