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Travelling from Oxford to Lincoln by train

Fast trains from Oxford to Lincoln take around 3 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 171 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Oxford and Lincoln.

Are there direct trains from Oxford to Lincoln?

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

We usually find around 46 departures on the route from Oxford to Lincoln 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 55 departures.

How long is the train journey from Oxford to Lincoln?

The Oxford to Lincoln train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Oxford to Lincoln train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lincoln is usually scheduled to depart Oxford around 05:01 and the last train is around 22:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Oxford around 05:14, and the last at 23:10.

When to book Oxford 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 Oxford to Lincoln by train.

Which train companies operate between Oxford and Lincoln?

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

  • Chiltern Railways
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • First Hull Trains
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • 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 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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