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Travelling from Derby to Lincoln by train

Fast trains from Derby to Lincoln take around 1 hour and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 71 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Derby and Lincoln.

Are there direct trains from Derby to Lincoln?

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

We usually find around 50 departures on the route from Derby 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 47 departures.

How long is the train journey from Derby to Lincoln?

The Derby to Lincoln train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Derby to Lincoln train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lincoln is usually scheduled to depart Derby around 06:00 and the last train is around 00:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Derby around 06:38, and the last at 00:41.

When to book Derby 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 Derby to Lincoln by train.

Which train companies operate between Derby and Lincoln?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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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