Cambridge to Lincoln by train

  • First train
    05:15
  • Last train
    22:15
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr
  • Distance
    124 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 9m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cambridge to Lincoln by train

Fast trains from Cambridge to Lincoln take around 2 hours, covering a distance of approximately 124 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Lincoln.

1. Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Lincoln?

Journeys between Cambridge and Lincoln usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Cambridge to Lincoln every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 31 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Cambridge to Lincoln?

The Cambridge to Lincoln train travel time is normally about 2 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Cambridge to Lincoln train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lincoln is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 05:15 and the last train is around 22:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 05:55, and the last at 21:20.

When to book Cambridge to Lincoln train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cambridge to Lincoln by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Lincoln?

More than one train company operates on the route from Cambridge to Lincoln, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • Great Northern
  • Greater Anglia
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Thameslink

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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