There are 8 ways to get from Houston to Lincoln by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly Houston to Lincoln  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Lincoln (LNK) IAH - LNK

$303 - $1,331

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Bus, shuttle  •  23 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, TX to Dallas/Forth Worth
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Kansas City, Mo
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE 502
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Omaha to Lincoln, NE

$152 - $288

6 alternative options

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Lincoln  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Lincoln (LNK) HOU - LNK

$363 - $1,529

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Omaha, shuttle  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Omaha (OMA) HOU - OMA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Omaha to Lincoln, NE

$268 - $1,148

Fly Houston to Omaha, shuttle  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Omaha (OMA) IAH - OMA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Omaha to Lincoln, NE

$238 - $1,000

Bus  •  23 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Kansas City, Mo
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE 502
  4. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Lincoln, NE

$158 - $326

Train  •  41 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lincoln Amtrak

$260 - $747

Drive  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Lincoln 882.7 miles

$85 - $130

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No, there is no direct train from Houston to Lincoln. However, there are services departing from Houston Amtrak and arriving at Lincoln Amtrak via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 8 min.

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The distance between Houston and Lincoln is 771 miles. The road distance is 882.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Lincoln without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Houston to Lincoln, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Houston to Lincoln is to fly which takes 7 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 23 h 2 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 41 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from Houston Airport to Lincoln Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 4 min and has one stopover.

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Houston to Lincoln train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lincoln Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Lincoln is 883 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 12 min to drive from Houston to Lincoln.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Houston Airport to Lincoln Airport.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Lincoln.
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  • Distance: 770.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Lincoln, NE, USA?

United Airlines and Delta fly from Houston to Lincoln hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Lincoln via Dallas, Tx, Kansas City, Mo, Kansas City, MO, Omaha, NE, and Lincoln, NE in around 23 h 2 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Lincoln via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Lincoln via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Lincoln via Austin, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Lincoln via Oklahoma City, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Lincoln via San Antonio, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Lincoln via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Lincoln via Oklahoma City, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Lincoln via Dallas, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Houston to Omaha
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Omaha
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Omaha via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston to Lincoln via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Houston to Lincoln via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Lincoln via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Houston to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Omaha via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Omaha via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Lincoln Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Bus operators
Navigator Airport Express
Website
navigatorairportexpress.com
Shuttle from Omaha to Lincoln, NE
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
navigatorairportexpress.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
11 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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