A major terminus, Lincoln Central Railway Station serves the city of Lincoln with regular East Midlands and LNER trains for many destinations, including London, Leicester and Peterborough. Trains from Lincoln Central run to Newark North Gate and Leicester via Newark Castle and Nottingham on the Midland Line, to Sheffield via Retford and direct trains to Doncaster on the Doncaster-Lincoln Line, Peterborough via Sleaford on the Peterborough-Lincoln Line, and Grimsby Town via Market Rasen. During the week, there are also direct services to London St Pancras and London Kings Cross.
Lincoln train station is mainly served by LNER, EMR and Northern trains. LNER trains run from London Kings Cross to Lincoln Central in 1h 55m, while EMR trains cover the routes from Doncaster to Lincoln Central in 1h 2m, Leicester to Lincoln Central in 1h 57m and Peterborough to Lincoln Central in 1h 15m. Finally, Northern trains serve the routes to and from Sheffield.
Want to know when your next train from/to Lincoln station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Lincoln railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Lincoln.
As Lincoln Central has a PlusBus partnership, passengers may purchase tickets from the ticket office or machines for both rail and bus journeys. There is a café located on the concourse with refreshments, waiting rooms with ample seating throughout, toilet facilities, and a number of other amenities for passenger ease and comfort. Train running information is displayed via digital information screens and automated announcements. There is step-free access via lift throughout the whole station.
Lincoln Central station has two car parks - a long-stay car park, which is located behind platform 1, and another car park, which is near the main entrance and the taxi rank.
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Lincoln train station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.
Trains arrive into and depart from Lincoln train station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Lincoln.
Yes, there are toilets available to use at Lincoln train station.
Yes, dogs are allowed at Lincoln train station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.