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It's easy to reach Lincoln Castle by rail. Hop on a train to Lincoln station, which is served by LNER and East Midlands Railway services from London, Peterborough and Nottingham. From Lincoln, it's just a 17-minute walk to Lincoln Castle. Simply exit the station, on to St Mary's Street and turn right on to the High Street. The High Street becomes Steep Hill - follow that all the way to the Castle.

A visit to Lincoln Castle will transport you back in time - it's a great way to spend a day with the family. Wander into the grounds or simply admire the imposing walls from afar.

For more information about opening times, visit Lincoln Castle’s website.

Whilst the current government advice is to only travel if your journey is essential, we will update this page as the situation changes. We will always provide official information on how to visit this attraction safely and responsibly by train.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Summer Mon - Sat 05:45 to 19.30 Winter Mon - Sat 05:25 to 19:30 Summer Sundays - 11:00 to 21:10 Winter Sundays - 12:30 to 20:00
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:25 - 19:30
Saturday 05:25 - 19:30
Sunday 12:30 - 20:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
ShopsAvailable
PostboxAvailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces138
Carpark charges
Annual£770.00
Daily£4.00
Monthly£70.00
Three Monthly£196.00
Weekly£20.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces60
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Platform 3
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Suitable means of access to and between platforms.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

all cabs on station rank are wheelchair accessible

Departures and arrivals from Lincoln

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Lincoln station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Newark North GateEast Midlands Railway06:553AOn time
to London St Pancras InternationalEast Midlands Railway07:044On time
to SleafordEast Midlands Railway07:053AOn time
to London Kings CrossLondon North Eastern Railway07:303On time
to LeicesterEast Midlands Railway07:354AOn time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from CleethorpesEast Midlands Railway06:523AOn time
from NottinghamEast Midlands Railway07:023AOn time
from SheffieldNorthern07:075AOn time
from SleafordEast Midlands Railway07:254AOn time
from NottinghamEast Midlands Railway07:564AOn time
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