Travelling to Lincoln

Lincoln is situated in the East Midlands region of England and is well served by transport links. EURIPA, with colleagues in Lincoln, has produced a guide to help you find your way to LIncoln once you arrive in the UK.  Please see the attached document which has more detailed information about travel once you arrive at an airport.

Comprehensive guidance for travelling to the city is also provided on the tourist website Visit Lincoln, on the Travel Tools tab.

An outline of what is available is also shown below.

Travelling to Lincoln from Europe

Options for travelling to Lincoln from mainland Europe include transport options of Eurostar (terminate at London St. Pancras), flights (UK wide) and ferry services (Dover and Hull are best options).

Ferry Travel

If you are looking to bring your car to the UK P&O Ferries are a main ferry operator in England with channel services running from Dover to Calais, France as well as Hull to Rotterdam, Holland. For further information visit:

Air Travel

Competitively priced flight operators between England and mainland Europe include some of the following companies: Ryanair, EasyJet, Wizz Air, Norwegian Air,, AirBaltic and KLM. Local airports to Lincoln include East Midlands Airport, Nottingham and Humberside Airport, Lincolnshire (KLM flights). London airports which are easiest for onward travel to Lincoln include Luton, Heathrow and Stansted which easily connect to the rail and bus networks. For further guidance on travel by air visit:

Train Travel

Lincoln Central is the main train station in the city and is just a few minutes’ walk from the University of Lincoln campus. LNER is the main train operator which services the region and runs train services direct to Lincoln as well as mainline routes from London to Scotland. Some services include a change of stations at either Peterborough or Newark. Tickets can be booked online directly via the LNER website or For further guidance on rail travel visit:

Once at Lincoln, the University of Lincoln Medical School is on the main University of Lincoln Campus, located in the heart of the city of Lincoln. The Campus is within easy walking distance of the railway station (10 minutes on level ground). Many hotels are also close to the railway station and around the Brayford Pool, see map below. The Medical School is number 27 on the map.

The cathedral and castle are up a steep hill in the medieval old town where there are more hotels.

A map of campus buildings is available below:

Click to download map.

Further guidance on getting to Lincoln is also available on the University of Lincoln website.