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.

Where to Eat in Lincoln

If you’re looking for affordable options, Doddington Tea Room (Doddington Hall) and The Pyewipe (Saxilby Road) are great picks. For delicious green meals, Doddington Summer Tea Room (Doddington) and The White Hart Hotel (White Hart Hotel Bailgate) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Lincoln.

When to visit Lincoln

Lincoln in April
Estimated hotel price
C$ 125
1 night at 3-star hotel
Lincoln in April
Estimated hotel price
C$ 125
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


Although Lincoln doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Leeds/Bradford Airport (LBA), which is located 64 miles from Lincoln.


Located 8 miles from the city centre, Lincoln Swinderby is the busiest station in Lincoln. Another popular train station is Lincoln North Hykeham Bus Station, located 4 miles from the centre.


Another option to get to Lincoln is to pick up a car rental from London, which is about 121 miles from Lincoln. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Hertz, among others, in London.


National Express operates bus routes to Lincoln.

Airports near Lincoln

Airlines serving Lincoln

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in Lincoln

Average rates range from around C$ 122 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 317 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
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 117+
Holiday Inn Lincoln
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 123+
Damon's Hotel
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 93+
DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
C$ 154+
Ibis Lincoln
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
C$ 71+
Atz&h Inn
Poor (0, Poor reviews)
C$ 76+

Renting a car in Lincoln

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 52% more expensive than at Grimsby Humberside.

Expect to pay C$ 2.43 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$ 29.08 and C$ 38.77. Intermediate (Nissan Qashqai or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Lincoln, while also 11% cheaper than other types, on average.