Cheap Lincoln NE to Springfield IL train tickets

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How much are Lincoln NE to Springfield IL train tickets?

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How to find cheap train tickets from Lincoln NE to Springfield IL?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Lincoln to Springfield 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 Lincoln to Springfield was $88.67. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 20 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 Lincoln NE to Springfield IL? How far is Lincoln NE to Springfield IL?

The distance between Lincoln NE to Springfield IL is 377.75 miles or 607.78 km. A train trip from Lincoln NE to Springfield IL typically takes 16 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Springfield faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 13 hours and 4 minutes to get from Lincoln to Springfield.

Going from Lincoln to Springfield by train takes over 16 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 Thursday trains from Lincoln to Springfield 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Lincoln NE to Springfield IL

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Springfield. One train carrier operates regular service on the Lincoln to Springfield route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Lincoln to Springfield, usually offering 3 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Lincoln to Springfield, 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 Lincoln to Springfield

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Lincoln to Springfield start from $82.00, and on average cost $96.50. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Springfield. Amtrak in Lincoln leaves from 277 Pinnacle Arena Dr, And in Springfield trains arrive at 100 N Third St,

From Lincoln to Springfield train travel on Amtrak takes 16 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to get to Springfield faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 13 hours and 4 minutes.

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Avg. Time
16h 24m
Avg. Price
$96.50

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There is one train station from which trains depart Lincoln on their way to Springfield. The busiest departure station in Lincoln serving this route is 277 Pinnacle Arena Dr.
  • 277 Pinnacle Arena Dr
There is one train station where trains arrive in Springfield from Lincoln., The busiest departure station in Lincoln serving this route is 100 N Third St.
  • 100 N Third St