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.

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
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
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
Three Monthly£196.00
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
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 NottinghamEast Midlands Railway21:034AOn time
to SheffieldNorthern21:205AOn time
to Newark NorthgateEast Midlands Railway21:265BOn time
to SheffieldNorthern21:515AOn time
to Newark NorthgateEast Midlands Railway22:304AOn time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from NottinghamEast Midlands Railway21:194AOn time
from SheffieldNorthern21:385AOn time
from Newark NorthgateLondon North Eastern Railway21:45On time
from Grimsby TownEast Midlands Railway21:525BOn time
from Newark NorthgateEast Midlands Railway22:363AOn time

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