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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Lincoln to Omaha. Traveling by bus from Lincoln to Omaha usually takes around one hour and 5 minutes, but the fastest Express Arrow bus can make the trip in just one hour,

Distance46 mi (75 km)
Shortest duration1h 0m
Cheapest price€21.24
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceExpress Arrow
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Lincoln to Omaha

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)




30 April 2024- Visiting family

Express Arrow

Pros: It was clean, convenient, spacious, timely. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Tell your friends.



30 March 2023- Solo travel

Express Arrow

Pros: It was fast. Cons: I think the seats should be bigger with an additional middle arm rest.



18 March 2022- Visiting family

Express Arrow

Pros: Quick trip for a decent price. Cons: No issues. Tips: Definitely print your bus ticket like it says when you buy it, the depot wasn't able to print them and some people did miss the bus because of it.

How much is a bus ticket from Lincoln to Omaha?

€23.32 is the average price of a bus ticket from Lincoln to Omaha. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Lincoln to Omaha by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around €21 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 10 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save €2.75 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Lincoln to Omaha?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Lincoln to Omaha that you can compare and book on Wanderu. However, each company only runs one bus per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Burlington Trailways11h 11m€24.79
Express Arrow11h 0m€25.40
  • Book Burlington Trailways from Lincoln to Omaha from €21. Typically there is one Burlington Trailways schedule per day from Lincoln to Omaha and you can expect on average to pay for a Burlington Trailways ticket to Omaha. In Lincoln, Burlington Trailways departs to Omaha from 5250 Superior St . In Omaha, Burlington Trailways arrives at Burlington Trailways Terminal .

    An average trip on Burlington Trailways from Lincoln to Omaha takes 1 hours and 11 minutes , while the fastest available Burlington Trailways trip will get you to Omaha in 1 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Burlington Trailways offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Omaha.

  • Book Express Arrow from Lincoln to Omaha from €25. Typically there is one Express Arrow schedule per day from Lincoln to Omaha and you can expect on average to pay for a Express Arrow ticket to Omaha. In Lincoln, Express Arrow departs to Omaha from 5250 Superior St . In Omaha, Express Arrow arrives at Burlington Trailways Terminal .

    An average trip on Express Arrow from Lincoln to Omaha takes 1 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Express Arrow offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Omaha.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 5 minutes to cover the 75 kilometers from Lincoln to Omaha. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Omaha, book your ticket for the last day of the week."

The first bus leaves at 04:00 and the last bus leaves at 18:00. To see the times for all buses from Lincoln to Omaha, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Lincoln to Omaha. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Lincoln to Omaha; ticket prices start at €11.08.

City Information


Lincoln, NE, US - LNK-0

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Lincoln is the capital of Nebraska and is known as Nebraska's political hub, culture center, and foodie haven. It's home to the Nebraska State Capitol, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and other historical attractions.

The Sunken Gardens is a top place to visit for outdoor fun, with lily ponds, themed gardens, and sculptures. Young families will enjoy visiting the Lincoln Children's Zoo, offering a zoo train and up-close animal encounters. On the University of Nebraska Campus, art lovers can check the Sheldon Museum of Art for its notable sculpture garden and American art collection.

As the capital of Nebraska, Lincoln is bustling with nightlife and many fun things to do. You can participate in different activities, from the Lincoln Escape Room and Zoo Bar to the Bourbon Theater and James Arthur Vineyards. The craft beer scene in Lincoln is bustling with taprooms, breweries, and bars. Zipline Brewing Co is one of the city's most popular craft artisan lagers and ales.

Amtrak provides train service to the city, while Jefferson Lines and Burlington Trailways offer buses. StarTran provides citywide transportation to those in Lincoln.


Once known as the “Gateway to the West,” Omaha effortlessly blends its rich historical heritage with modern growth. To catch an air of the city’s old-town vibe, head towards the Old Market quarter. Featuring brick-paved streets along with horse-drawn carriages, the area is an idyllic time capsule that offers a glimpse into the past. Also situated within the quarter are the Joslyn Art Museum and the Omaha Children’s Museum. Animal lovers might want to check out Omaha’s Doorly Zoo or the Aquarium, which features cute Rockhopper penguins as well as a 70-foot shark tunnel.

Steakhouses dominate the city’s restaurant scene, but there has been a recent boom of modern eateries. If you wish to enjoy these modern foods, Kitchen Table will offer everything you need.

The busiest bus station in the city is the Burlington Trailways Terminal downtown. For trains, the main Amtrak station is located on S 9th St, not too far from the bus station. Omaha is served by Amtrak’s California Zephyr line. The city’s principal airport is the Eppley Airfield, located 3 miles northeast of downtown.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Lincoln?

Main departure station: 5250 Superior St

Lincoln has two bus stations with service to Omaha.

All bus stations in Lincoln:

  • 5250 Superior St

  • 5250 Superior St

Where does the bus arrive in Omaha?

Main arrival station: Burlington Trailways Terminal

The Burlington Trailways Station on Jackson St, located in east Omaha, provides bus services for several bus carriers: Greyhound, Jefferson Lines, Express Arrow, and Burlington Trailways. The station features an indoor waiting area, as well as vending machines and restrooms. The Burlington Trailways station is only a short walk from several cafes and restaurants if you feel like grabbing something more substantial to get you through your bus journey.

Bus stations in Omaha:

  • Burlington Trailways Terminal

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