Prices from
£23
EACH WAY*
From Crewe
To Lincoln
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*Based on a return fare.

Travelling from Crewe to Lincoln by train

Book your train journey from Crewe to Lincoln with East Midlands Railway, find out more about the journey and answers to all your questions below:

The time of the journey by train from Crewe to Lincoln is on average 3 hours 21 minutes, but the fastest trains take around 3 hours 15 minutes.

Trains to Lincoln from Crewe run up to 1 times per hour. The first train from Crewe to Lincoln in a morning is [first-train-time] and the last train time is [last-train-time].

Crewe to Lincoln by train: key facts at a glance

Average train time: 3h 21m
Fastest train time: 3h 15m
First train: 06:08
Last train: 20:10
Trains per day 14
Departure station Crewe
Arrival station Lincoln

How to get cheap train tickets from Crewe to Lincoln

Our Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets are a great way to get cheap train tickets and save money on your journey from Crewe to Lincoln if you don't need to travel at rush hour, and can be bought just before you board. Our app is the best way to buy last minute rail tickets, and most of our tickets can be sent to your mobile too.

Our tickets are even cheaper if you buy in advance. Plan your journey online and we’ll show you the cheapest train tickets for your chosen travel times.

If you want to save even more on your rail journeys you could save up to a third off every train journey with a National Railcard. Our Railcards page has more information on all railcard options.

Regular travellers can save with a Season ticket if they travel on the same train route from Crewe to Lincoln at least three or four days a week. A Flexi Season ticket could help you save money if you’re travelling eight days in 28 days – you can travel any time between two stations, offering flexibility and savings when working fewer days in the office.

If you’re travelling as a group from Crewe to Lincoln, why not check out our group tickets. We have a wide range of options to suit a variety of group sizes, whether travelling with your colleagues or a group of students. Visit our group train tickets page for further information.

If you’re travelling with your family from Crewe to Lincoln, you can save money on the cost of your train tickets with a Family and Friends Railcard. To see how you can benefit benefit from a third off for up to four adults along with 60% off for up to four kids, head over to our Family and Friends Railcard page.

Looking for even more ways to save money on UK rail travel? Head over to our cheap train tickets guide for more information.

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Travelling from Crewe to Lincoln - what type of train tickets are on offer?

Travel by train from Crewe to Lincoln in comfort and ease with a flexible range of tickets, each created to help you find the best option for your rail journey.

Advance tickets

Save money travelling from Crewe to Lincoln when you book your rail tickets up to 12 weeks ahead of your departure. Typically, the earlier ahead you book the more you save. The Advance ticket type is often the go-to for pre-planned train journeys to Lincoln. Advance tickets are available on our website, mobile app and from ticket offices. Find out more about Advance train tickets.

Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets

Go from Crewe to Lincoln and save on every mile with our Off Peak and Super Off Peak train tickets. Available on specified train routes outside of peak hours, these tickets are perfect for those that can be a bit more flexible with when they leave Crewe. Off Peak rail travel varies depending on route and location, so please check on our website, mobile app or from our ticket offices for eligibility. Find out more about Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets.

Anytime tickets

Travel at peak times, in the afternoon, or late evening with an Anytime train ticket. You can purchase your own Anytime ticket at, well, anytime. Fancy a spontaneous trip to Lincoln? Then the Anytime rail ticket is here to get you there. Either grab a digital copy via our website and mobile app or pick up a paper version from our ticket offices. Find out more about Anytime tickets.

What train ticket type is right for me?

If you’re a more frequent rail traveller, a season ticket will offer the most freedom and value. If you don’t travel via train very often, our online journey planner will provide multiple options for your journey from Crewe to Lincoln, so you can choose the cheapest or best option for you.

Travelling in comfort with East Midlands Railway

Whether you’re travelling from Crewe to Lincoln for work or leisure, rest assured that when you’re on board an East Midlands Railway train built for comfort. Enjoy access to free WiFi whilst relaxing in a comfy seat equipped with a table or tray table. Our handy plug sockets will ensure you never run out of battery too!

If you’re looking for more space on your train journey from Crewe to Lincoln, then check out First Class. You can enjoy access to larger, more spacious seats, quieter carriages and refreshments.

Journey information from Crewe to Lincoln

How much is a train ticket from Crewe to Lincoln?

Take the train from Crewe to Lincoln from just £46 one-way based on a return fare. Plan your journey online to see the cheapest train tickets to Lincoln for your chosen travel times.

What is the fastest train between Crewe and Lincoln?

The fastest train between Crewe and Lincoln is 3 hours 15 minutes. Use our journey planner tool to find the quickest journeys.

How long does it take to travel from Crewe to Lincoln by train?

The average journey time from Crewe to Lincoln takes 3 hours 21 minutes. Journey times may be slightly longer at weekends and on Bank Holidays. Check journey times on your travel dates with our online journey planner or download a timetable .

How many trains a day are there from Crewe to Lincoln?

There are up to 14 trains per day from Crewe to Lincoln.

Are there any direct trains from Crewe to Lincoln?

No, it’s not possible to get a direct train between Crewe and Lincoln. Find the fastest route with our online journey planner.

What time is the first train from Crewe to Lincoln?

The first train leaves at 06:08 from Crewe to Lincoln. Buy your tickets in advance online or from our app and avoid rushing on the day.

What time is the last train from Crewe to Lincoln?

The last train from Crewe to Lincoln leaves at 20:10.

Can I book assistance for my journey from Crewe to Lincoln?

Yes, we offer Passenger Assist services at the station and on-board between Crewe and Lincoln. We recommend booking at least 12 hours before you travel. You can book assistance online or by calling our Passenger Assist team on 08000 11 33 23.

Crewe

  • Ticket office
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  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets

Lincoln

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  • Step-free access
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
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