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Lincoln to Derby by train

  • First train
    05:26
  • Last train
    22:42
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 22m
  • Distance
    71 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 6m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Lincoln to Derby by train

Fast trains from Lincoln to Derby take around 1 hour and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 71 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lincoln and Derby.

1. Are there direct trains from Lincoln to Derby?

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

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Lincoln to Derby 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 29 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Lincoln to Derby?

The Lincoln to Derby train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Lincoln to Derby train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Derby is usually scheduled to depart Lincoln around 05:26 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 22:10.

When to book Lincoln to Derby 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 Derby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lincoln and Derby?

More than one train company operates on the route from Lincoln to Derby, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Derby to Lincoln by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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.