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Lincoln - Normal Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Lincoln to Normal. Traveling by train from Lincoln to Normal usually takes around 33 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Lincoln Service train can make the trip in 28 minutes.

Distance32 mi (52 km)
Fastest train0h 28m
Lowest price$3.50
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Lincoln Service
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Lincoln to Normal?

2 train services operate from Lincoln, Illinois to Normal, Illinois. 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
Amtrak Lincoln Service30h 32m$3.50
Amtrak Texas Eagle10h 36m$8.19

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Lincoln to Normal 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 Lincoln to Normal?

The distance between Lincoln and Normal is approximately 32 miles, or 52 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 28 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Normal.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Lincoln to Normal are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Lincoln at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. 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 Lincoln to Normal?

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Lincoln to Normal.

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

Station Information

Where is the train station in Lincoln?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Lincoln.

Where is the train station in Normal?

Arrival stations

Normal has one train station.

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