Set on the beautiful Brayford Marina in the ancient city of Lincoln, the University of Lincoln boasts an enticing blend of cutting-edge modernity and historic roots. Its compact waterfront campus is within a few minutes' walk of most city centre attractions and amenities – putting its students at the heart of the action. There are also great transport links for those commuting to campus – read on to find out more about your options.
Travelling to Lincoln University by train or coach
Lincoln offers excellent rail connections to the rest of the country, including fast, frequent trains direct to London Kings Cross, and services to Leicester, Nottingham, Leeds, Sheffield and other major cities. The main train station is located in the city, just a short walk from Lincoln University's Brayford Pool campus.
The city's main bus station is in Melville Street, about a seven-minute walk from campus. A range of National Express coaches arrive here from destinations across the UK, including a daily service to and from London Victoria Station.
Getting to the Brayford Pool campus by bus
Brayford Pool's city centre location means it is well-served by the local bus network, including services operated by Stagecoach and PC Coaches. Visit Lincsbus or Traveline for information on timetables and routes.
Walking and cycling to campus
Lincoln is quite hilly, but still easy to get around on foot or by bike, and Lincoln University's central location makes this an attractive, cost-effective option for many students. You can find maps of cycling routes in the Lincoln area here
Car share to Lincoln University
If you commute by car, Lincoln is easy to reach via the A1 – simply take the A46 intersection at Newark, if coming from the south, or the A57 by Retford, if approaching from the north. The city is located approximately 40 miles south of the Humber Bridge (along the A15) or 40 miles east of Nottingham (along the A46). There's a variety of paid parking available in the city centre.
To make your journey a little more budget-friendly (and help reduce its impact on the environment, all at the same time), you can always opt to car share with other students or colleagues who are also travelling to campus. It's the perfect way to liven up your trip, and can save you quite a bit of money on fuel and parking!