Duration 11h 24m
Distance 523.8 miles
Average price $80
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Lincoln and Chicago takes 11h 24m. There is at least one train per day from Lincoln to Chicago. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Lincoln Amtrak Station
  2. Chicago
11h 24m
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$65 - $90

Lincoln to Chicago train times

Trains run once daily between Lincoln and Chicago. The service departs Lincoln at 03:26 in the morning, which arrives into Chicago at 14:50. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 11h 24m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lincoln Amtrak Station station and arriving at Chicago Union Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 24m.

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The distance between Lincoln and Chicago is 477 miles. The road distance is 523.8 miles.

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Lincoln to Chicago train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Lincoln Amtrak Station.

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Lincoln to Chicago train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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What companies run services between Lincoln and Chicago?

Amtrak operates a train from Lincoln to Chicago once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 11h 24m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
11h 24m
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90

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