Road access is via the A1 with intersections at Newark (A46) from the South and near Retford (A57) from the North. The city is 40 miles east of Nottingham on the A46 and 40 miles south of the Humber Bridge on the A15. Lincoln is less than an hour’s drive from the M1.
Lincoln railway station is in the city centre, just a few minutes’ walk from the Brayford Pool campus. Direct trains to London Kings Cross take just under two hours.
There are also frequent rail connections to other major cities, including Sheffield, Nottingham, Leicester and Leeds.
Lincoln’s central location allows for quick and easy access to a number of airports for domestic, European and International flights. The East Midlands Airport offers flights around Europe, the east coast of America, Central America and Africa.
Direct trains to London mean it is also convenient to reach Lincoln via one of the London airports and transfer to Kings Cross Station.
If you are arriving at East Midlands airport you will need to take the Skylink from East Midlands to Nottingham Train station, and then a train from Nottingham to Lincoln Central.
Other Public Transport
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