Getting Here


Conference venue:
Minerva Building, Brayford Pool, University of Lincoln

Lincoln is within easy reach of London and a number of other major cities including Nottingham, Sheffield, Leeds, Leicester and Hull. London’s Kings Cross station is around two hours away by train and Lincoln’s central location allows for quick and easy access to a number of airports with direct links around the world.


Transport Links


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.

Local Car Parks (outside the university):
Lucy Tower – LN1 1XL
High Street – LN5 7BJ
Lincoln Central – LN5 7BP
St Marks – LN5 7EX
Parking guide

Travelling by taxi from the airport to the University can be a convenient and comfortable choice for students travelling with a large amount of luggage. It can also be an expensive option, although discounted rates are available through the University of Lincoln’s approved taxi provider Flight Links.


Lincoln railway station is in the city centre, just a few minutes’ walk from the Brayford Pool campus. Direct trains to London King’s Cross take around 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.


Lincoln’s central location allows for quick and easy access to a number of airports for domestic, European and International flights. 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 King’s Cross Station.

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.

Plan your journey

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.

Where on the campus?
The conference will be held in the Minerva Building (Map reference ‘1’ on the picture below)