Trains from Manchester to Lincoln

Manchester to Lincoln train information

Manchester Lincoln train map

Train duration 2h46m
Arrival Lincoln, England
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 72 Miles
Lowest train price from £43.20
Average train price £44.00
  • The journey from Manchester, situated in England and Lincoln, which is in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.
  • There are 72 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Manchester to Lincoln is around 2h46m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to Lincoln from Manchester, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.
  • We found tickets from £43.20 to travel in the next month. Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Manchester to Lincoln train tickets

from £43.20 MORE 2h46m

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Manchester - Lincoln: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Manchester to Lincoln are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 2 months in advance, you can find tickets from £20 whereas when purchasing your seat 1 day in advance, you will need to spend at least £34 for your train. Thus, you may save 41% on the price of your ticket by booking 2 months in advance instead of 1 day in advance.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Manchester to Lincoln trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
£43.20 05/05/2024 10:14 5 days ago
£43.20 05/05/2024 08:12 5 days ago
£43.20 05/05/2024 09:09 5 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Manchester - Lincoln train tickets

The most efficient way to pay less on your Manchester Lincoln train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can estimate the number of journeys you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you have to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Manchester Lincoln ticket is £43.20 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £43.20: £88/£43.20 = 2.04. You will need to make about 3 trips from Lincoln to Manchester (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.

(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
Manchester to Lincoln train £43.20 £28.80 £14.40 2.04

(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

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