How to Find Us

Lincoln is centrally located in the East Midlands, in easy reach of London, Leicester, Hull, Nottingham, Sheffield and Leeds, with good rail and road links, and two nearby airports. See below for more information about how to travel to Lincoln.

All Downloadable / Printable Maps

University of Lincoln Campus Map 2014 (PDF)
Building locations and how to get around the Brayford Pool Campus on foot.

Lincoln City Centre Map - May 2014 (PDF)
Transport links around our main Brayford Pool Campus. Includes local parking and sat nav codes.

Routes to Lincoln - East Midlands and North of England Map (PDF)
Major road routes to Lincoln. Includes international airport locations throughout the Midlands and North of England.


Routes to Riseholme (PDF)
Road routes to Riseholme College Campus.

Riseholme Campus Map (PDF)
Building maps for the Riseholme College Campus, located just north of the City.


Holbeach Campus Map & Routes to Holbeach (PDF)
Maps and directions to our Holbeach campus in south-Lincolnshire.


Approved Accommodation Map (PDF)
Approved off-campus accommodation located across the city.

Transport Links

Road

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.

Parking guide at Visit Lincoln


Rail

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.

Book train tickets on the National Rail website.  See information on Lincoln Central Train Station on the East Midlands Trains website.


Air

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

Traveline can plan journeys to and from the university, display timetables and show next departures for services and stops serving the university.

Traveline provides impartial, comprehensive information for all bus, rail and coach services in the East Midlands and the South of England and is operated by a partnership of local authorities and bus operators.

Visit the Traveline East Midlands website and plan your journey.