Trains from Lincoln to Edinburgh

Lincoln to Edinburgh train information

Lincoln Edinburgh train map

Train duration 4h29m
Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Lincoln, England
Distance 217 Miles
Lowest train price from £38.80
Average train price £54.00
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train from Lincoln (East Midlands England) to Edinburgh (Eastern Scotland). The services on board will change depending on the train provider.
  • Travelling by train is a fast and easy option to go to Edinburgh from Lincoln. The average travel duration between Lincoln to Edinburgh is 4h29m to travel the 217 miles.
  • We found tickets from £38.80 to travel in the next month. Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Lincoln to Edinburgh train tickets

from £38.80 MORE 4h09m

Lincoln - Edinburgh prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Lincoln to Edinburgh by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Lincoln - Edinburgh: the best time to book cheap trains

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The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Purchasing your train from Lincoln to Edinburgh in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £46 when booking your ticket 3 days in advance which is 59% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Lincoln to Edinburgh trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Lincoln and Edinburgh by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Edinburgh to Lincoln and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Lincoln
Central
Edinburgh
Waverley
£38.80 28/05/2022 14:11 22 days ago
Lincoln
Central
Edinburgh
Waverley
£41.00 28/05/2022 13:15 22 days ago
Lincoln
Central
Edinburgh
Waverley
£51.50 28/05/2022 12:04 22 days ago
Lincoln
Central
Edinburgh
Waverley
£51.50 28/05/2022 10:04 22 days ago
Lincoln
Central
Edinburgh
Waverley
£70.00 28/05/2022 08:51 22 days ago
Lincoln
Central
Edinburgh
Waverley
£70.00 28/05/2022 10:49 22 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Lincoln Edinburgh train

Discount Lincoln - Edinburgh train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Lincoln Edinburgh train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

As an example, train tickets from Lincoln to Edinburgh cost on average £53.80 (1). When dividing £88 by £53.80 (£88/£53.80 = 1.64), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Edinburgh to Lincoln, the railcard will have paid for itself.

The cost to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a whole year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Lincoln to Edinburgh train £53.80 £35.87 £17.93 1.64

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare