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Trains from Summit to Lincoln

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Summit - Lincoln Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Summit to Lincoln. Traveling by train from Summit to Lincoln usually takes around 2 hours and 21 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 2 hours and 19 minutes.

Distance139 mi (224 km)
Fastest train2h 19m
Lowest price€16.99
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Lincoln Service
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Summit to Lincoln?

In the last month, €17.23 was the average price of a train ticket from Summit to Lincoln. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 25 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €9.20 more than that for a same-day booking.

Prices as travel date approaches

€47€38€28€19€93020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 25 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Lincoln from Summit will be about €9.20 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Summit to Lincoln?

2 train services operate from Summit to Lincoln. Amtrak Lincoln Service usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak12h 19m€16.99
Amtrak Lincoln Service32h 21m€19.08
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Summit to Lincoln every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €17.

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  • Amtrak Lincoln Service

    Amtrak Lincoln Service

    Amtrak Lincoln Service is part of Amtrak's Illinois Service, providing rail transportation throughout Illinois. The Lincoln Service travels 284 miles between St. Louis and Chicago with nine intermediate stops. Amtrak Lincoln trains offer WiFi connectivity, power outlets, business class seating, and a cafe car to ensure passengers have the most comfortable journey possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Summit to Lincoln during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Summit to Lincoln?

The distance between Summit and Lincoln is approximately 139 miles, or 224 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 21 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 19 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Wednesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Summit to Lincoln. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Wednesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Saturday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Summit at 09:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Summit to Lincoln?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Summit to Lincoln.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Lincoln to Summit.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Summit?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Summit.

All train stations in Summit:

  • Archer Ave and S Center Ave

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