Lincoln to Southampton by train

  • First train
    05:26
  • Last train
    22:26
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr
  • Distance
    259 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    34
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 49m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lincoln to Southampton by train

Fast trains from Lincoln to Southampton take around 4 hours, covering a distance of approximately 259 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lincoln and Southampton.

1. Are there direct trains from Lincoln to Southampton?

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

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Lincoln to Southampton 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 35 departures.

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

The Lincoln to Southampton train travel time is normally about 4 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton 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 Southampton 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 Southampton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lincoln and Southampton?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Great Northern
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • 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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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.