Lincoln travel guide

Lincoln Tourism | Lincoln Guide

You're Going to Love Lincoln

With a population of 89,228, Lincoln is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Lincoln deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Lincoln

If you’re looking for affordable options, Lawson's Bar & Bistro (8-9 The Strait) and Doddington Tea Room (Doddington Hall) are great picks.

When to visit Lincoln

Lincoln in March
Estimated hotel price
C$ 122
1 night at 3-star hotel
Lincoln in March
Estimated hotel price
C$ 122
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Lincoln in July, when the average temperature is 17 °C, and the highest can go up to 22 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 1 °C, with an average temperature of 4 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in July, when precipitation is around 60 mm. In contrast, March is usually the driest month of the year in Lincoln, with an average rainfall of 30 mm.

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How to Get to Lincoln

Plane

Although Lincoln doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Leeds/Bradford Airport (LBA), which is located 103 km from Lincoln.

Train

Located 13 km from the city centre, Lincoln Swinderby is the busiest station in Lincoln. Another popular train station is Lincoln North Hykeham Bus Station, located 6 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Lincoln is to pick up a car rental from London, which is about 194 km from Lincoln. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Europcar, among others, in London.

Plane

Although Lincoln doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Leeds/Bradford Airport (LBA), which is located 103 km from Lincoln.

Train

Located 13 km from the city centre, Lincoln Swinderby is the busiest station in Lincoln. Another popular train station is Lincoln North Hykeham Bus Station, located 6 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Lincoln is to pick up a car rental from London, which is about 194 km from Lincoln. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Europcar, among others, in London.

Airports near Lincoln

Airlines serving Lincoln

Lufthansa
Good (4,690 reviews)
KLM
Good (837 reviews)
SWISS
Good (956 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,651 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,234 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,569 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (486 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,602 reviews)
Air France
Good (985 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,104 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,416 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,994 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,024 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (855 reviews)
LOT
Good (678 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (802 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,173 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (840 reviews)
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Where to stay in Lincoln

Average rates range from around C$ 150 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 213 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Lincoln

Most booked hotels in Lincoln

Holiday Inn Express Lincoln City Centre
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 122+
Damon's Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 92+
Holiday Inn Lincoln
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 141+
DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln
4 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
C$ 159+
Ibis Lincoln
2 stars
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
C$ 66+

Renting a car in Lincoln

Expect to pay C$ 2.59 per litre in Lincoln (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 30.97 and C$ 41.30. The most frequently booked car type in Lincoln is Intermediate (Nissan Qashqai or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini rental cars (Toyota Aygo or similar) are, on average, 69% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Expect to pay C$ 2.59 per litre in Lincoln (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 30.97 and C$ 41.30. The most frequently booked car type in Lincoln is Intermediate (Nissan Qashqai or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini rental cars (Toyota Aygo or similar) are, on average, 69% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.