York to Lincoln by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:00
  • Last train
    23:17
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 21m

Travelling from York to Lincoln by train

The fastest trains from York to Lincoln take around 1 hour and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 89 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Lincoln.

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

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from York 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 38 departures. The duration is normally about 1 hour and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Lincoln is usually scheduled to depart York around 04:00 and the last train is around 23:06. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 04:00, and the last at 23:17.

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

When to book York 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 York to Lincoln by train.

Which trains operate between York and Lincoln?

More than one type of train operates on the route from York to Lincoln, 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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