July 26, 2018 3.21 pm This story is over 64 months old

New late night Lincoln bus services

The new service will run until 11.30pm

People wanting to travel between the city centre and uphill Lincoln will now have additional evening options after Stagecoach East Midlands launched new late night bus services.

A late evening route on the Simplibus Services 7 and 8 between Lincoln Transport Hub, the Cathedral Quarter and Ermine Estates will launch from Friday, July 27.

Buses will run every 30 minutes from teatime until 11.30pm on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Timetable for the late night 7 and 8 bus services in Lincoln. Photo: Stagecoach East Midlands

Tickets can be purchased using cash or through contactless payments on Apple or Google pay and customers can use their Megariders or Dayriders on the evening services.

There are also other late night services already operating in Lincoln, including services 6 and 9 to Boultham – Hartsholme – Birchwood – Doddingtonn Park operating every 30 minutes until 11.30pm.

Also service 15 to Newark Road – North Hykeham will operate every hour until 11.30pm.

Managing Director at Stagecoach East Midlands, Matt Cranwell, said: “Our extra Friday and Saturday evening bus services in Lincoln demonstrate our commitment to providing customers with frequent, affordable and reliable transport options.

“We are delighted to be able to trial these late journeys, which will enable local people to enjoy the nightlife that Lincoln has to offer without the stress of having to drive and park.”

For further timetable and fares information click here.