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Bus Travel

The county’s bus network is just the ticket to discover the area’s wealth of attractions, so why not use the bus to get out and about to explore what Lincolnshire has to offer?

Whether you’re out and about locally, travelling to work or planning a trip further afield, let the bus take the strain, while you relax and make the most of your travel time.

Follow this link to find details of bus services available or to find out specific travel details visit the Traveline website to plan your journey by bus, coach or rail.

Bus Leaflets

Full details of bus services and public transport in Lincolnshire are available in both electronic and printed formats free of charge, or by visiting our bus information website.

Our Explore guides show information on buses, walking and cycling, alongside places to visit, a map of the area showing transport routes and information on each of the towns covered by the guide. They are available for Lincoln, The Wolds, The Fens and The Coast. These guides are all available to download below.

Our Area Guides include timetables for specific areas, alongside a bus map of the main town and contact information for bus operators. The areas we cover are Boston, Gainsborough, Grantham, Horncastle, Louth, Sleaford, Spalding and Stamford. These guides are available at post offices, tourist information centres and local council offices, alternatively if you wish to be sent a printed copy of any of our leaflets please fill in the request form or call 01522 78 20 70.

Electronic Newsletter

If you want to be kept up to date with the transport news for Lincolnshire, why not sign up to our free monthly newsletter by simply filling in your details on our sign up form.

Details of bus timetable changes are published on the Related Page below.

Bus Users UK

If you have a problem on a bus journey, please let the bus company know first. If you feel they have not resolved the matter to your satisfaction, Bus Users UK, an independent organisation that represents bus passengers, may be able to help. Email, phone or write to them providing as much detail as you can. They will take things further for you and if they can’t resolve the matter, the Bus Appeals Body will issue a decision about your difficulty.

Bus Users UK
Terminal House
TW17 8AS

Tel: 01932 232574 or Email:

Bus Service Operator Grant (BSOG)

Since receiving BSOG funding from Central Government in 2013/14, Lincolnshire County Council has devolved its BSOG funds to operators for supported services for which they used to claim BSOG directly from the Department for Transport. The level of funding is calculated on the same basis as that adopted by the DfT and seeks to maintain the same levels of supported service. Any new supported services will not automatically attract BSOG funding from Lincolnshire County Council.


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    Bus Stops and Bus Shelters

    Across Lincolnshire there are a wide range of bus stops and shelters, all of which provide an invaluable amenity to waiting bus passengers.

  • Smart Buses

    Using your Concessionary Travel Pass on Smart buses.

  • When is my bus due?

    Up to date information on when your bus is due.

  • CallConnect

    CallConnect is a public bus service that operates in response to pre-booked requests.

  • Concessionary travel - bus passes

    Travel concessions for those who are of pensionable age or anyone who qualifies for a pass on grounds of disability.

Passengers can find out in real time if their bus service is running via web and SMS.

Current bus route and timetable information for the Lincolnshire area.

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Last updated: 14 April 2015

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