Travelling from Lincoln to Retford by train
The following page is designed to provide you all the information you need to book your train journey from Lincoln to Retford.
The time of the journey by train from Lincoln to Retford is on average 34 minutes, but the fastest trains take around 33 minutes.
Trains to Retford from Lincoln run up to 1 times per hour.
Lincoln to Retford by train: key facts at a glance
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How to get cheap train tickets from Lincoln to Retford
For cheaper rail tickets and a choice of quieter trains, we recommend avoiding peak travelling times. Our Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets are great value and you can buy them just before you board. Our app is the best way to buy last minute tickets, and most of our tickets can be sent to your mobile too.
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. Season ticket holders save money if you’re travelling on the same route 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.
Lincoln to Retford - train ticket options and costs
At EMR, we strive to offer a range of flexible and affordable train ticket options for those travelling between Lincoln and Retford.
Perfect for travellers looking to book ahead, Advance tickets help you save money when booking up to 12 weeks in advance. Simply choose the date, time, and route that best suits you and save up to 30%. Advance tickets are often cheaper the further in advance you book them, helping keep the cost of holidays and business trips from Lincoln to Retford low. Advance tickets are available on our website, mobile app and from ticket offices. Find out more about Advance tickets.
Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets
Want to avoid the hustle and bustle of rush hour? Make the most of our Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets. A common favourite for travellers looking to keep the costs of their train travel down, these tickets are available when travelling along certain routes and outside of typical peak hours. Exact peak hours vary, you can find out if your trip is eligible for a Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets for Lincoln to Retfordvia our website, mobile app and from our ticket offices. Find out more about Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets.
Travel where you want, when you want, with our flexible Anytime tickets. Hop on, hop off, and enjoy a hassle-free journey at your convenience. Anytime tickets are available on our website, mobile app and from our ticket offices. Find out more about Anytime tickets.
What train ticket type is right for me?
Typically, this depends on when and where you are travelling from. For one-off journeys, our website will provide multiple options so you can choose the cheapest or most convenient journey. If you’re looking to travel regularly, a season ticket will offer the most freedom and value.
Journey information from Lincoln to Retford
How much is a train ticket from Lincoln to Retford?
Take the train from Lincoln to Retford from just £11.60 one-way based on a return fare. Plan your journey online to see the cheapest train tickets to Retford for your chosen travel times.
What is the fastest train between Lincoln and Retford?
The fastest train between Lincoln and Retford is None. Use our journey planner tool to find the quickest journeys.
How long does it take to travel from Lincoln to Retford by train?
The average journey time from Lincoln to Retford takes 34 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 Lincoln to Retford?
There are up to 17 trains per day from Lincoln to Retford.
Are there any direct trains from Lincoln to Retford?
Yes, you can travel from Lincoln to Retford without changing trains. Find direct trains to Retford with our online journey planner.
What time is the first train from Lincoln to Retford?
What time is the last train from Lincoln to Retford?
The last train from Lincoln to Retford leaves at 22:44.
Can I book assistance for my journey from Lincoln to Retford?
Yes, we offer Passenger Assist services at the station and on-board between Lincoln and Retford. 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.