Cheap San Francisco to Lincoln IL train tickets

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How much are San Francisco to Lincoln IL train tickets?

Lowest Price$193.00
Fastest58h 0m
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How to find cheap train tickets from San Francisco to Lincoln IL?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Francisco to Lincoln 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 San Francisco to Lincoln was $193.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 0 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. 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 journey from San Francisco to Lincoln IL? How far is San Francisco to Lincoln IL?

The distance between San Francisco to Lincoln IL is 1774.15 miles or 2854.50 km. A train trip from San Francisco to Lincoln IL typically takes 66 hours, If you are looking to get to Lincoln faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 58 hours and 12 minutes to get from San Francisco to Lincoln.

Going from San Francisco to Lincoln by train takes over 66 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Monday trains from San Francisco to Lincoln 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between San Francisco to Lincoln IL

Typically there are 6 schedules to compare for your trip to Lincoln. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Francisco to Lincoln route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Francisco to Lincoln, usually offering 6 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Francisco to Lincoln, 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 carrier connects San Francisco to Lincoln

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from San Francisco to Lincoln start from $193.00, and on average cost $261.15. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to Lincoln. Amtrak in San Francisco leaves from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St and 2 other stations. And in Lincoln trains arrive at 101 N Chicago St,

From San Francisco to Lincoln train travel on Amtrak takes 66 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Lincoln faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 58 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 9 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $278.00 for a one-way train ticket to Lincoln.

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Avg. Time
18h 30m
Avg. Price
$261.15

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There are 3 different stations that serve train trips to Lincoln that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in San Francisco serving this route is Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St, Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf, 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St.
  • Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St
  • Beach St and The Embarcadero Pier 39 - Fisherman's Wharf
  • 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Lincoln from San Francisco., The busiest departure station in San Francisco serving this route is 101 N Chicago St.
  • 101 N Chicago St