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Cheap train tickets from Lincoln, IL to Chicago

Showing times and prices for May 29

Cheapest

$21

Average

$21

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Lincoln, IL to Chicago will cost around $ 21 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 21.

Amtrak
12:54AMLincoln, IL3h11 04:05AMChicago
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$211One-way
Amtrak
04:45PMLincoln, IL3h36 08:21PMChicago
0 changes
$211One-way

Train schedule from Lincoln, IL to Chicago

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Amtrak
12:54AMLincoln, IL3h11 04:05AMChicago
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Amtrak
04:45PMLincoln, IL3h36 08:21PMChicago
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May 29
$21Amtrak
Mon
May 30
$36Amtrak
Tue
May 31
$21Amtrak
Wed
Jun 1
$17Amtrak
Thu
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$21Amtrak
Fri
Jun 3
$36Amtrak
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$17Amtrak
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$17Amtrak
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$17Amtrak
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$17Amtrak
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$17Amtrak
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Jun 10
$21Amtrak
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Jun 11
$17Amtrak
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$17Amtrak
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$17Amtrak
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$17Amtrak
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Jun 17
$22Amtrak

Fastest train times from Lincoln, IL to Chicago

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Fastest Journey

3 h 11 m

Average

3 h 23 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

238 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Lincoln, IL for Chicago every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 238 km distance in an average of 3 h 23 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 11 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 36 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Amtrak
12:54AMLincoln, IL3h11 04:05AMChicago
0 changes
$211One-way
Amtrak
04:45PMLincoln, IL3h36 08:21PMChicago
0 changes
$211One-way

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Overview: Train from Lincoln, IL to Chicago

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price$25 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Lincoln, IL to Chicago cover the 147 miles (237 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 57 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $25 (€22), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $17 (€15).

Train providers: Amtrak from Lincoln, IL to Chicago trains

Find the best trains from Lincoln, IL to Chicago with Omio's travel partners Amtrak from $17 (€15). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey to Chicago from Lincoln, IL, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Train information from Lincoln, IL to Chicago with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 43 min
  • Average Price: $17
  • Amtrak frequency: 3 a day

Amtrak's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Lincoln, IL to Chicago are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

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FAQs

How much does a cheap train between Lincoln, IL and Chicago cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Lincoln, IL to Chicago for the next 7 days starting from $17 (€15)  one way.

How much does it cost to take a train to Chicago from Lincoln, IL?

The train price to Chicago from Lincoln, IL is on average $25 (€22)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

What is the distance to Chicago from Lincoln, IL by train?

You should expect to travel around 147 miles (237 km)  to Chicago from Lincoln, IL by train.

How long is the train ride to Chicago from Lincoln, IL?

While the time it takes to travel 147 miles (237 km) between Lincoln, IL and Chicago can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Lincoln, IL to Chicago train journey time is on average 2 h 57 min.

Which train providers should I travel with from Lincoln, IL to Chicago?

For the best Lincoln, IL to Chicago train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Lincoln, IL and Chicago to compare what amenities they may offer.

Are there any nonstop train services from Lincoln, IL to Chicago?

Yes, there are 3 direct trains between Lincoln, IL and Chicago per day with Amtrak  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.

How many trains are there to Chicago from Lincoln, IL a day?

On average, there are 3 trains a day from Lincoln, IL to Chicago. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What time is the earliest train from Lincoln, IL to Chicago? What time is the last train from Lincoln, IL to Chicago?

You can take the earliest train from Lincoln, IL to Chicago at 11: 42 AM   or take the last train from Lincoln, IL to Chicago leaving at 10: 43 PM. Look for the latest Lincoln, IL to Chicago train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

How early should I book train tickets to Chicago from Lincoln, IL to score the best deals?

If you buy a train ticket from Lincoln, IL to Chicago within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $25 (€22) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Lincoln, IL and Chicago are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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