Lincoln to Edinburgh by train
Travelling from Lincoln to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Lincoln to Edinburgh take around 3 hours and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 348 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lincoln and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Lincoln to Edinburgh?
Journeys between Lincoln and Edinburgh usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Lincoln to Edinburgh 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 23 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Lincoln to Edinburgh?
The Lincoln to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Lincoln to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Lincoln around 06:54 and the last train is around 22:42.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lincoln around 05:26, and the last at 22:44.
What's the Lincoln to Edinburgh train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Lincoln to Edinburgh are $41.45.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $61 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $62. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Lincoln to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh by train.
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Which train companies operate between Lincoln and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Lincoln to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- East Midlands Trains
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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