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Cardiff to Lincoln by train
Fastest journey4hr 23m
Trains per day17
Avg. journey time5hr 47m
Travelling from Cardiff to Lincoln by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Lincoln take around 4 hours and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 265 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Lincoln.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Lincoln?
Journeys between Cardiff and Lincoln usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Cardiff 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 45 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Lincoln?
The Cardiff to Lincoln train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Lincoln train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Lincoln is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:12 and the last train is around 22:36. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:35, and the last at 23:18.
When to book Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Lincoln by train.
Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Lincoln?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Lincoln, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- 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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