Guest Information

Situated in the East Midlands region of England, within the heart of the city, the University of Lincoln’s central location allows for quick and easy access by foot, car or bike.

London’s King’s Cross Station is around two hours away by train, and a number of airports are within easy reach, providing direct links to locations around the world.

Travel by Road

Travel by Road

Lincoln can be reached via the A1 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.

Travel by Rail

Travel by Rail

Lincoln Central Railway Station is in the city centre, just a few minutes’ walk from the University of Lincoln’s Brayford Pool Campus. The station is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

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.

Accommodation - On Campus

Accommodation – On Campus

Accommodation for conference delegates is available on-campus at a reduced rate. Single bed en-suite rooms are offered at a Bed and Breakfast rate within Cygnet Wharf with free Wi-Fi. Bookings will open later in 2020 and delegates will need to book this separately to their conference place. There are a small number of rooms available both pre and post conference if you wish to stay in the city longer or travel dictates a longer stay.

Cygnet Wharf

  • Check-In From 4pm
  • Check-Out By 10am

There’s No Last Check-In Time, Reception Is Open 24 Hours A Day.

Accommodation - Off Campus

Accommodation – Off Campus

If you would like to stay within the city but off campus, then the following hotels within the city are within a short walking distance:



For the duration of the conference parking will be unavailable on campus, unless you have a University of Lincoln Permit or by prior arrangement through the Commercial Services Office due to welfare requirements. Please email for further information.