getting here

Getting here

As the second largest county in England, Lincolnshire lies in the East Midlands bordering Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Rutland, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire and Humberside - and Northamptonshire for just 19 metres!

Reaching Lincolnshire

By Road

Lincolnshire is accessible via the A1, M1 and M180. Just two hours from London, it makes for the ideal weekend break or short stay.

By Rail

Lincoln Central Railway Station is located within walking distance of the shopping and cultural areas of the city.

Direct connections are provided by East Midlands Trains, East Coast and Northern Rail which operate daily services to Peterborough, Leicester, Nottingham, Sheffield, Doncaster and London.

Plan your trip in advance with an online route planner or by phone with TrainTracker 0871 200 49.

Lincoln Railway Station
St Mary's Street
Lincoln  LN5 7EW

By Air

If you need to fly into the area, Lincolnshire is conveniently serviced by 3 major airports: East Midlands, Robin Hood and Humberside Airport.

By Sea

Lincolnshire can be accessed from Europe via P&O Ferries between the Hull and Rotterdam/Zeebruge route. Hull is approximately one hour drive time away from Lincoln accessed via the M180 and A15.

By Bus

Lincolnshire has an extensive network of bus services designed to improve transport links to destinations throughout Lincolnshire and beyond, making travel by bus easier, quicker and more efficient. To find out more visit


Getting Around

Lincolnshire is well served by public transport and finding out what is on offer has never been easier thanks to a new website from Lincolnshire County Council, This site combines timetable information with maps of the bus routes help you find out about services throughout the County.


Part of Lincolnshire's extensive bus service network is the award winning InterConnect service, which operate a range of hourly services along various routes across the county.

InterConnect provides an accessible, modern service with practical passenger facilities and information for all its users. All routes have enhanced interchange points, improved waiting facilities and quality timetables information at bus stops.


A key feature of InterConnect is the CallConnect service. CallConnect is a demand responsive public bus service that provides a vital link for passengers between the more rural parts of Lincolnshire and local market towns or other local bus and rail services.

The CallConnect service operates on a 'dial a bus' basis and is operated by fully accessible minibuses, operating from 7am-7pm Monday to Saturday.

The service is available for anyone to use, whether resident in Lincolnshire or here on holiday. It can be used as frequently as required, whether to travel to work, visit places of interest, or simply to go shopping.

To join CallConnect or to find out more, call the Booking Centre on 0845 234 3344 or visit


There are a number of mobility schemes operating in Lincolnshire. See the Shopmobility website for details of free mobility scooter hire and Seacroft Mobility for details of daily and weekly scooter rentals.