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Cheap train tickets from Lincoln, NE to Washington DC


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How much are train tickets from Lincoln, NE to Washington DC?

Lowest Price£142.66
Fastest Train31h 39m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Lincoln, NE to Washington DC?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Lincoln to Washington D.C. is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Lincoln to Washington D.C. was £142.66. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Lincoln, NE to Washington DC?

The distance between Lincoln and Washington DC is approximately 1048.74 miles, or 1687.35 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 34 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 31 hours and 39 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Lincoln to Washington DC?

On Sunday trains from Lincoln to Washington D.C. are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Lincoln to Washington DC?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Lincoln to Washington D.C. route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Lincoln to Washington D.C., usually offering 1.375 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Lincoln to Washington D.C., you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train company connects Lincoln to Washington D.C.


Amtrak train tickets from Lincoln to Washington DC start from £125.54, and on average cost £160.98. Daily there are 1.375 Amtrak schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak in Lincoln leaves from 277 Pinnacle Arena Dr, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Lincoln to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak takes 34 hours and 3 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 31 hours and 39 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 1.5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £154.43 for a one-way train ticket to Washington D.C..

Avg. Time
1d 10h 3m
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Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Lincoln on their way to Washington D.C.:
  • 277 Pinnacle Arena Dr
There is one train station where trains from Lincoln arrive in Washington D.C.:
  • Union Station

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