Lincoln to York by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:38
  • Last train
    22:10
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 17m

Travelling from Lincoln to York by train

The fastest trains from Lincoln to York take around 1 hour and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 89 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lincoln and York.

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

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Lincoln to York every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 22 departures. The duration is normally about 1 hour and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to York is usually scheduled to depart Lincoln around 07:00 and the last train is around 21:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lincoln around 05:38, and the last at 22:10.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Lincoln to York 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 Lincoln to York by train.

Which trains operate between Lincoln and York?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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 rail 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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