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Stansted Airport to Lincoln by train

  • First train
    05:16
  • Last train
    00:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 34m
  • Distance
    158 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 49m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Stansted Airport to Lincoln by train

Fast trains from Stansted Airport to Lincoln take around 2 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 158 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stansted Airport and Lincoln.

1. Are there direct trains from Stansted Airport to Lincoln?

Journeys between Stansted Airport and Lincoln usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Stansted Airport 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 29 departures.

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

The Stansted Airport to Lincoln train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Lincoln is usually scheduled to depart Stansted Airport around 05:16 and the last train is around 00:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stansted Airport around 05:25, and the last at 23:59.

When to book Stansted Airport 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 Stansted Airport to Lincoln by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stansted Airport and Lincoln?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Southeastern
  • 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.