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Luton to Lincoln by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 28m
  • Distance
    151 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 38m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Luton to Lincoln by train

Fast trains from Luton to Lincoln take around 2 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 151 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Luton and Lincoln.

1. Are there direct trains from Luton to Lincoln?

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

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Luton to Lincoln 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 56 departures.

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

The Luton to Lincoln train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Lincoln is usually scheduled to depart Luton around 04:04 and the last train is around 00:52. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Luton around 04:36, and the last at 23:41.

When to book Luton to Lincoln 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 Luton to Lincoln by train.

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Which train companies operate between Luton and Lincoln?

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

  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • 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.