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There are 7 ways to get from New York to Lincoln by plane, shuttle, bus, train 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 Newark to Lincoln  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Lincoln (LNK) EWR - LNK

$289 - $1,245

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Bus  •  29h 12m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il 4425
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Lincoln, NE West Bound

$140 - $260

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Fly Newark to Omaha, shuttle  •  8h 48m

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

$224 - $474

Fly New York La Guardia to Omaha, shuttle  •  9h 1m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Omaha (OMA) LGA - OMA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Omaha to Lincoln, NE

$212 - $537

Bus, shuttle  •  27h 10m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Nyc
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Omaha to Lincoln, NE

$187 - $243

Train  •  30h 18m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lincoln Amtrak Station California Zephyr

$209 - $598

Drive  •  21h 15m

  1. Drive from New York to Lincoln 1301.9 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Lincoln is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 21h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Lincoln is to fly which costs $280 - $1,300 and takes 7h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Lincoln. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Lincoln, NE via Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Lincoln station. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Lincoln Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 18m.

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The distance between New York and Lincoln is 1190 miles. The road distance is 1301.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Lincoln without a car is to bus and shuttle which takes 27h 10m and costs $180 - $250.

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It takes approximately 7h 14m to get from New York to Lincoln, including transfers.

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New York to Lincoln bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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New York to Lincoln train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Lincoln is to fly which takes 7h 14m and costs $280 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $260 and takes 29h 12m, you could also train, which costs $200 - $600 and takes 30h 18m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Lincoln.
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  • Distance: 1189.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 14m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Lincoln, NE, USA?

United Airlines and Delta fly from New York to Lincoln hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Lincoln via Chicago, Il and Chicago, IL in around 29h 12m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Columbus, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Syracuse, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Newark to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
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 New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $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
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
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gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Lincoln, NE
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
gowindstar.com

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Lincoln Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 29m and has one stopover.

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New York to Lincoln bus services, operated by Windstar, arrive at Lincoln, NE station.

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Lincoln is 1h behind New York. It is currently 12:13 AM in New York and 11:13 PM in Lincoln.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Lincoln is 1302 miles. It takes approximately 21h 15m to drive from New York to Lincoln.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Newark 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 New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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