How to travel from Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL

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Travel Information between Lincoln, NE and Chicago, IL

distanceDistance472 miles (761 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, flight or bus
priceTicket price range$54 - $454
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $54 (€47) • 18 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $454 (€391) • 5 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSky West Airlines or Amtrak

Take a train, flight or bus to travel 472 miles (761 km) from Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Sky West Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL.

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from Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL

How to get from Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
09:05AM18h35
Lincoln, NE
03:40AMChicago, IL
$961One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
09:05AM18h35
Lincoln, NE
03:40AMChicago, IL
$961One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
FlixBus
09:05AM18h35
Lincoln, NE
03:40AMChicago, IL
$961One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Greyhound
11:55PM18h45
Lincoln, NE
06:40PMChicago, IL
$1261One-way
0 transfers

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Find the best trip between Lincoln and Chicago with Omio's travel partners Amtrak! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Amtrak is the main travel company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak travel running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by travel across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next travel journey between Lincoln and Chicago.

    FAQs: Travel from Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL

    FAQs: Travel to Chicago, IL easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL.
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    There are 3 options to travel from Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL including taking a train, flight or bus.

    The cheapest way to go to Chicago, IL from Lincoln, NE is by taking a bus, which costs on average $54 (€47).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL:

    Taking a bus costs $399 (€345) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $454 (€391) for the same trip.

    A bus is $6 (€5) less than a train with an average ticket price of $60 (€52) from Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL.

    The quickest way to travel from Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL is by flight, which takes on average 5 h 7 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Bus takes on average 18 h 25 min.

    Getting to Chicago, IL by train takes 11 h 12 min on average.

    The Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL distance is around 472 miles (761 km).

    The average frequency per day from Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL is:

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Chicago, IL from Lincoln, NE as scheduled services by train, flight or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL:

        The following travel companies offer services from Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL:

        • Travel with Amtrak for trains to Chicago, IL. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Amtrak Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL tickets on Omio for $60 (€52).

        Yes, there are direct routes from Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL with the following travel companies:

        • You can book a direct flight with.
        • You can take a direct train with Amtrak.

        Direct services to Chicago, IL tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

        Many of our customers traveling from Lincoln, NE to Chicago, IL don't make Chicago, IL their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Chicago, IL are San Francisco, CA, Indianapolis, IN, New York, NY, Milwaukee, WI or Champaign, IL, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Chicago, IL to any of these top destinations today!

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