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How much are train tickets from Lincoln to Denver?

Lowest Price$62.00
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Lincoln-Denver Train Schedule

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Price trends for trains from Lincoln to Denver

Average prices by travel date

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Prices as travel date approaches

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Lincoln, NE to Denver, CO
4.0
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.5
Value
3.5
Condition
4.0
Florencio
4.0
November 27, 2019Visiting family
Pros
I got home
Tips
Buy tickets ahead train was sold out
Bradley
4.0
September 24, 2019Solo travel
Pros
This was my first time traveling via train. It was will not be my last- even being delayed both times.
Cons
Make the food/drink areas more clear. I had no idea where it was and did not venture out to see it. Also wifi would've been nice.
Tips
Have fun!

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, $62.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Lincoln, NE to Denver, CO. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 17 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $34.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Lincoln to Denver?

The distance between Lincoln and Denver is approximately 444 miles, or 714 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 1 minute,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Lincoln to Denver are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Lincoln at 12:00am and arrives in Denver around 8 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Lincoln to Denver?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Denver with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Denver to Lincoln. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Lincoln to Denver for $96.00.

Which train should you take from Lincoln to Denver?

Amtrak California Zephyr is the one and only train line which connects Lincoln, Nebraska to Denver, Colorado. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak California Zephyr18h 2m$66.41

Where is the train station in Lincoln?

There is one train station in Lincoln:

  • 277 Pinnacle Arena Dr

Where is the train station in Denver?

Denver has one train station:

  • Union Station

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