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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Houston to Lincoln  •  7h 23m

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

$303 - $1,331

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Bus, night bus, shuttle  •  24h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Houston, TX to Dallas/Forth Worth
  2. Take the night 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 - $278

6 alternative options

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Lincoln  •  7h 3m

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

$363 - $1,529

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Omaha, shuttle  •  7h 48m

  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  •  7h 57m

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

$198 - $750

Bus  •  23h 22m

  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

$152 - $326

Train  •  41h 8m

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak Station 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 Station

$260 - $747

Drive  •  14h 12m

  1. Drive from Houston to Lincoln 882.7 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Lincoln is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Lincoln is to fly which costs $360 - $1,600 and takes 7h 3m.

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

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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 23h 22m and costs $150 - $330.

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It takes approximately 7h 23m to get from Houston to Lincoln, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Houston to Lincoln is to fly which takes 7h 23m and costs $300 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $330 and takes 23h 22m, you could also train, which costs $260 - $750 and takes 41h 8m.

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There is no direct flight from Houston Airport to Lincoln Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 12m 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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Map of how to get from Houston to Lincoln.
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  • Distance: 770.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 23m

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 23h 22m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Lincoln via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Lincoln via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Lincoln via Austin, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Lincoln via Wichita, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Lincoln via Colorado Springs, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Lincoln via Lubbock, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Lincoln via Amarillo, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Lincoln via Midland/Odessa, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Lincoln via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Houston to Omaha
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Omaha
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Omaha via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston to Lincoln via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Houston to Lincoln via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Lincoln via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Houston to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Omaha via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Omaha via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Houston to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
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
19h 30m
Frequency
Twice 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 Station
Ave. Duration
10h 8m
Frequency
Twice 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
1h 15m
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
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
11h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
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
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Express Arrow
Phone
877-779-2999
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Lincoln, NE
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
expressarrow.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Lincoln is 883 miles. It takes approximately 14h 12m 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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There are 55+ hotels available in Lincoln. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Airport is to line 102 bus which takes 50m and costs $1 - $4.

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