Cheap Madison to Lincoln train tickets


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Lowest Price$115.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Madison to Lincoln ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Madison 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 Madison to Lincoln was $115.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $79.00 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 Madison to Lincoln ? How far is Madison to Lincoln ?

The distance between Madison to Lincoln is 405.28 miles or 652.07 km. A train trip from Madison to Lincoln typically takes 15 hours and 30 minutes. 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 15 hours and 23 minutes to get from Madison to Lincoln.

Going from Madison to Lincoln by train takes over 15 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 Saturday trains from Madison 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Madison to Lincoln

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Lincoln. One train carrier operates regular service on the Madison to Lincoln route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Madison to Lincoln, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Madison 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.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Madison to Lincoln, which start at $75.00.

One train carrier connects Madison to Lincoln


Amtrak train tickets from Madison to Lincoln start from $115.00, and on average cost $129.57. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Lincoln. Amtrak in Madison leaves from 4 Collins Ct and one other station. And in Lincoln trains arrive at 277 Pinnacle Arena Dr,

From Madison to Lincoln train travel on Amtrak takes 15 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Lincoln faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 15 hours and 23 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $115.00 for a one-way train ticket to Lincoln.

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There are 2 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 Madison serving this route is 4 Collins Ct, UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St.
  • 4 Collins Ct
  • UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Lincoln from Madison., The busiest departure station in Madison serving this route is 277 Pinnacle Arena Dr.
  • 277 Pinnacle Arena Dr