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About Amtrak Lincoln Service

Amtrak Lincoln Service is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest Amtrak Lincoln Service tickets by searching Overall, Amtrak Lincoln Service serves 83 routes, connecting 11 cities in one country. To cover all these routes Amtrak Lincoln Service runs an average of 202 trips per day and 2,830 trips per month. These train trips range in price from £2.57 to £51.33 based on a variety of factors.

Contact Amtrak Lincoln Service

Phone number: US: 1 (800) 872-7245

Amtrak Lincoln Service Amenities

Air conditioningAir conditioning
Extra legroomExtra legroom
Loyalty rewardsLoyalty rewards
Power pointPower point


Amtrak Lincoln Service train coverage

Daily Trips202

What travelers are saying about Amtrak Lincoln Service

Here’s what Wanderu users who have booked trips with Amtrak Lincoln Service had to say about their travel experience.

Traveling During COVID-19

“They took COVID safety precautions seriously.”
based on 53 reviews

Onboard Experience

“The WiFi actually worked for the entire trip”
based on 103 reviews
“I’ll travel with them again just for the staff!”
based on 123 reviews
“Really cheap tickets and really good service.”
based on 147 reviews
“The train got there on time.”
based on 140 reviews
“Seats were really comfy and spacious”
based on 129 reviews
“The train was almost suspiciously clean”
based on 133 reviews

Amtrak Lincoln Service reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Amtrak Lincoln Service

(Based on 157 reviews)

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Amtrak Lincoln Service passenger reviews


Jared M

29 December 2021- Visiting friends

Chicago to St Louis

Pros: The train was open and not alot of travelers so i didn't bother anyone. Cons: To inform the travelers not to use the last car for coach because the door was closed and i had to move to the next car in order to leave. Also the escalator was not working in STL. S...

Pros: The train was open and not alot of travelers so i didn't bother anyone. Cons: To inform the travelers not to use the last car for coach because the door was closed and i had to move to the next car in order to leave. Also the escalator was not working in STL. So that was sad.




24 December 2021- Regular commuter

St Louis to Chicago

The ride was quiet

The ride was quiet



22 December 2021- Visiting family

Chicago to Normal

Pros: boarding..friendly people.. Cons: All good. Tips: Great service. Perfect to travel..

Pros: boarding..friendly people.. Cons: All good. Tips: Great service. Perfect to travel..



15 December 2021- Solo travel

Springfield to Chicago

Window seat and spaciois

Window seat and spaciois



16 November 2021- Vacation

Chicago to St Louis

Pros: Travelling by train. Cons: Cafeteria was overpriced. Tips: Bring your own food and drink.

Pros: Travelling by train. Cons: Cafeteria was overpriced. Tips: Bring your own food and drink.

Amtrak Lincoln Service Routes & Network

Amtrak Lincoln Service’s train network features 83 train routes that connect 11 cities serving 11 stations. On average, Amtrak Lincoln Service performs about 202 train trips every day. The top cities to which Amtrak Lincoln Service offers the highest number of daily train service include St Louis and Normal.

Top Cities Served by Amtrak Lincoln Service

CityRouteEarliest trainLatest train
Chicago910:30 am3:57 am
St Louis91:15 pm5:33 am
Normal610:30 am2:00 am
Springfield610:30 am3:53 am
Joliet510:30 am2:58 am
Alton510:30 am4:23 am
Summit410:30 am3:57 am
Lincoln510:30 am2:00 am
Pontiac410:30 am2:00 am

Top States Served by Amtrak Lincoln Service

StateCities ServedDaily TripsTop city
Missouri192St Louis

Most popular Amtrak Lincoln Service routes

The train from St Louis to Normal is Amtrak Lincoln Service’s most popular route. Trips from Alton to Chicago and Chicago to Normal are also highly popular.

Top Amtrak Lincoln Service routes

RouteDaily TripsDurationPrice
St Louis to Normal42h 44m£12
Alton to Chicago44h 37m£17
Chicago to Normal42h 9m£10
Chicago to St Louis45h 13m£18
St Louis to Springfield41h 46m£10
Normal to Joliet41h 27m£7
Chicago to Springfield43h 9m£14
St Louis to Joliet44h 15m£18
Chicago to Joliet40h 51m£6

Amtrak Lincoln Service Cancellation Policy

All Amtrak Lincoln Service tickets can be cancelled for a full refund within the first 24 hours after purchase. If more than 24 hours have passed, the cancellation policy and change fee structure for Amtrak bookings depend on the type of fare you purchased:

Saver Fare tickets: A 25% fee applies for any changes. If you cancel the trip, you will receive an eVoucher worth 75% of the original ticket price.

Value Fare tickets: No change fees and fully refundable up to 15 or more days before departure. If cancelled less than 14 days before departure, a 25% cancellation fee applies.

Flexible, Business and Premium Fare tickets: No change fees and fully refundable if cancelled or changed before departure.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable after the train has departed, so be sure to make your updates as soon as possible if your travel plans change.

If your Amtrak Lincoln Service ticket is eligible for change or cancellation, you can do that by calling Amtrak’s customer service phone number at 1 (800) 872-7245. To cancel or change your booking online, simply go to and click on the “Modify Trip” tab in the upper right corner.

Wanderu also offers an affordable trip protection option by Allianz Global Assistance that you can purchase when booking your tickets. In addition to 24-hour assistance during your trip and coverage for lost or damaged baggage, trip protection can help you get your money back in case you need to cancel or change your trip. You can file a claim to have any Amtrak change or cancellation fees reimbursed if you cannot travel due to covered reasons such as illness, extreme weather, or required work shifts.

Amtrak Lincoln Service Train Guide & FAQs

Do Amtrak Lincoln Service trains have WiFi?

Yes, Amtrak Lincoln Service offers WiFi on their trains. Although most trips with Amtrak Lincoln Service will have WiFi as advertised, some trains might not come equipped with WiFi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. Amtrak Lincoln Service WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favorite show.

Are there power points or USB points on the train?

Yes, there are power points onboard Amtrak Lincoln Service trains. You can generally find one or two sockets per row of seats, so be a good traveller and check if your seat neighbour might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power points, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a power point USB converter that typically comes with most phones and tablets.

Since Amtrak Lincoln Service might sometimes use replacement train vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power points. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

What is Amtrak Lincoln Service's schedule?

On a typical day, Amtrak Lincoln Service has 202 scheduled train trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

Can you pick up will call tickets at the station?

No, Amtrak Lincoln Service does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station.

Do you need an ID to get on the train?

Yes, Amtrak Lincoln Service requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the train. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, such as a college ID, won’t work.

What are Amtrak Lincoln Service’s COVID-19 policies?

Visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide to view the most up-to-date information about Amtrak Lincoln Service’s cleaning protocols and adjusted ticket change policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Are there toilets on Amtrak Lincoln Service trains?

Yes, there are bathrooms on Amtrak Lincoln Service trains. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Are meals or drinks offered during the trip?

Amtrak Lincoln Service provides snacks to satisfy your hunger during your travels. Be sure to pack a credit card and some cash in case you get hungry.

Do you have to print your Amtrak Lincoln Service ticket?

Amtrak Lincoln Service does not require a printed ticket to board the train. Instead, an eTicket is sent to you by email when you make your reservation. You can use your smartphone to show this eTicket to the ticketing agent as you board.

Does Amtrak Lincoln Service offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

Amtrak Lincoln Service goes the extra distance to deliver premium features to its customers.

Do you find yourself squished in a regular seat or just love having extra room to sprawl out? Well you’re in luck as Amtrak Lincoln Service offers extra legroom seating. Since there is no standard of what extra legroom is, the extra space you get may vary between train lines, but getting extra is always good.

Cheap Amtrak Lincoln Service tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 202 Amtrak Lincoln Service trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Amtrak Lincoln Service tickets start at just £2.57. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.

How do I get the best deal on Amtrak Lincoln Service tickets?

Wanderu is the best place to score cheap Amtrak Lincoln Service tickets. Wanderu offers the lowest available fares every day and charges no extra booking fees. Plus, you can compare Amtrak Lincoln Service prices with trips offered by other train companies to be sure you’re getting the best deal on your tickets!

Pro travelers know that booking your ticket well in advance is key to finding the lowest price. Ticket prices normally go up the closer you get to the travel date, so don’t miss out on a good deal when you see one. If you can be flexible with your travel date, you can also get cheap tickets by traveling on weekdays instead of weekends.

When you’re ready to book, type your departure city and destination city in the search bar above, select your travel date, and let Wanderu work its magic to show you all of the best bus and train ticket prices available for your trip. Pick the ticket that’s best for your budget, schedule, and preferences, and complete the booking right on Wanderu to secure your great deal.

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