Lincoln by Bus

Lincoln by Bus

Find out more about travelling to & around Lincoln by bus.

Lincoln's local and regional buses provide a good method of transport to get to and to move around the city. There are good bus connections throughout Lincolnshire and Lincoln.

Please be aware that a major redevelopment scheme is currently underway to provide a state-of-the-art bus station and 1,000-space multi-storey car park in the city centre.

Also in development are improvements to Lincoln Central railway station and the creation of a pedestrianised plaza in St Mary’s Street, connecting the bus and rail stations.

Construction could be complete by February 2018. You can find out more on the City of Lincoln Council website, including road closures and diversions.

Lincoln by Bus

Lincoln Bus Station

There is currently a temporary bus station in service during the Transport Hub scheme:

Lincoln Bus Station
Tentecroft Street

To access Lower High Street and St Marks Shopping Centre there will be a special passenger drop-off point on Tentecroft Street itself.

To access the City Centre north of the bus station, a free transfer bus will be available when you arrive at the temporary bus station to transport you to Melville Street, close to the previous Bus Station.

You can access the temporary bus station by foot from the High Street through Arkhill's passage (beside Iceland) or by the blue footbridge that crosses over Lincoln Train Station.

For all timetable and route information call 0871 200 22 33, visit the Lincolnshire County Council website.

Local operators include Stagecoach and PC Coaches.

Lincoln by Bus

Walk & Ride Steep Hill Shuttle

The Lincoln Walk & Ride Steep Hill Shuttle is a useful local bus service which operates to link the Cathedral Quarter with the High Street, Cultural and Brayford Waterfront Quarters stopping at most key points across the city.

The Walk & Ride Steep Hill Shuttle runs 6 days a week throughout the year: Monday to Saturday: 9.10am - 2:47pm, 4:10pm - 5:22pm. Tickets can be purchased on the bus, which has a low floor and is wheelchair accessible.


DialaRide is a service for over 60s and those with accessibility needs who cannot use public transport. The service can collect you up from your home within a six mile radius of the city.

You can find out more about this service on the Lincoln Area DialaRide website.

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