Duration 41h 48m
Distance 1619.5 miles
Average price $214
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Oakland and Lincoln takes 41h 48m and the fastest train takes 40h 26m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Oakland to Lincoln. 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. Richmond Amtrak
  2. Lincoln
41h 21m
$173 - $244

Oakland to Lincoln train times

Trains run six times a week between Oakland and Lincoln. The service departs Oakland at 08:54 in the morning, which arrives into Lincoln at 03:20. All services require a transfer at Richmond and take an average of 41h 48m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Oakland to Lincoln? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Oakland to Lincoln station. However, there are services departing from 12th St. Oakland City Center and arriving at Lincoln Amtrak Station via Richmond Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 21m.

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The distance between Oakland and Lincoln is 1388 miles. The road distance is 1619.5 miles.

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Oakland to Lincoln train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Richmond Amtrak station.

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

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Lincoln is 2h ahead of Oakland. It is currently 10:09 PM in Oakland and 12:09 AM in Lincoln.

There are 61+ hotels available in Lincoln. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Oakland and Lincoln?

Amtrak operates a train from Oakland to Lincoln once daily. Tickets cost $170 - $240 and the journey takes 39h 58m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
39h 58m
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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