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How much are train tickets from Springfield, IL to Lincoln, IL?

Lowest Price$3.50
Fastest Train0h 28m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Springfield to Lincoln right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

In the last month, $3.50 was the average price of a train ticket from Springfield, IL to Lincoln, IL. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Springfield to Lincoln?

The distance between Springfield and Lincoln is approximately 30 miles, or 47 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 29 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 Lincoln.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Springfield to Lincoln are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Friday 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 Springfield at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Springfield to Lincoln?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Lincoln. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

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

What train services are there from Springfield to Lincoln?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Lincoln Service20h 28m$3.50
Amtrak Texas Eagle10h 30m$3.50

Where is the train station in Springfield?

There is one train station in Springfield:

  • 100 N Third St

Where is the train station in Lincoln?

Lincoln has one train station:

  • 101 N Chicago St

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