Swansea to Lincoln by train

  • First train
    04:58
  • Last train
    23:31
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 38m
  • Distance
    292 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    43
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 25m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Swansea to Lincoln by train

Fast trains from Swansea to Lincoln take around 5 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 292 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swansea and Lincoln.

1. Are there direct trains from Swansea to Lincoln?

Journeys between Swansea and Lincoln usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Swansea 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 55 departures.

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

The Swansea to Lincoln train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Lincoln is usually scheduled to depart Swansea around 04:58 and the last train is around 22:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swansea around 04:18, and the last at 23:31.

When to book Swansea 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 Swansea to Lincoln by train.

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Which train companies operate between Swansea and Lincoln?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • First Hull Trains
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • 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.