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There are 9 ways to get from Toronto to Lincoln by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly Toronto to Lincoln

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Lincoln (LNK)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Windsor, ON
  2. Take the bus from Detroit to Chicago
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Lincoln, NE

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Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Lincoln

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Lincoln (LNK)

Fly Toronto to Omaha, shuttle

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Omaha (OMA)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Eppley Airfield to Lincoln

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Omaha, shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Omaha (OMA)
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Eppley Airfield to Lincoln

Train via Detroit

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
  2. Take the train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lincoln Amtrak Station

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Windsor, ON
  2. Take the bus from Detroit to Chicago
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lincoln Amtrak Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lincoln Amtrak Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Toronto to Lincoln

Toronto to Lincoln by train and car

The journey time between Toronto and Lincoln is around 29h 23m and covers a distance of around 1066 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 9h 57m. The fastest journey normally takes 29h 23m. Operated by VIA Rail and Amtrak, the Toronto to Lincoln service departs from Toronto Union Station and arrives in Lincoln Amtrak Station. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
19h 25m
Layover time:
9h 57m
Total time:
29h 23m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
29h 23m
Journey distance:
1066 miles
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$172
Carbon emissions:
89 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
19:45
Last service departs at:
19:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to Lincoln train and car schedules

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Conditions of entry into United States from Canada

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lincoln is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lincoln is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Lincoln is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from United States.

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Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Toronto to Lincoln is to bus and train, which costs $160 - $230 and takes 23h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Lincoln is to fly which costs $280 - $1,300 and takes 8h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Lincoln. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at Lincoln, NE via Windsor Transit Terminal, Detroit and Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h.

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No, there is no direct train from Toronto station to Lincoln station. However, there are services departing from Toronto Union Station and arriving at Lincoln Amtrak Station via Buffalo Depew Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 17m.

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The distance between Toronto and Lincoln is 909 miles. The road distance is 1028.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Lincoln without a car is to bus and train which takes 23h 11m and costs $160 - $230.

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It takes approximately 8h 20m to get from Toronto to Lincoln, including transfers.

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Toronto to Lincoln bus services, operated by Rider Express, depart from Toronto, ON station.

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Toronto to Lincoln train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Toronto Union Station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Lincoln is to fly which takes 8h 20m and costs $280 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can train via Detroit, which costs $210 - $370 and takes 21h 45m, you could also bus, which costs $160 - $230 and takes 25h.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Lincoln.
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  • Distance: 909.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 20m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Lincoln, NE, USA?

United Airlines and Air Canada fly from Toronto to Lincoln hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Toronto to Lincoln via Windsor, Detroit, and Chicago Union Station in around 21h 45m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Lincoln via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Lincoln via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Lincoln via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Lincoln via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to Lincoln via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Lincoln via Milwaukee, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Lincoln via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Lincoln via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Lincoln via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Omaha via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Omaha via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Omaha via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Omaha via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Omaha via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Omaha via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $470
Flights from Toronto to Omaha via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $490
Flights from Buffalo to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $550
Flights from Buffalo to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $550
Flights from Buffalo to Omaha via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Omaha via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $55
Business
$90 - $120
Economy
$65 - $75
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$26 - $40
Business
$75 - $85
Economy
$48 - $51
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Chicago Union Station to Lincoln Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$130 - $190
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
Navigator Airport Express
Website
navigatorairportexpress.com
Shuttle from Eppley Airfield to Lincoln
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
navigatorairportexpress.com
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Windsor, ON
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Detroit to Chicago
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
flixbus.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 Detroit to Chicago
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
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
$40 - $60
Schedules at
gowindstar.com

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Lincoln Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 35m and has one stopover.

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

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Lincoln is 1h behind Toronto. It is currently 5:33 AM in Toronto and 4:33 AM in Lincoln.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Lincoln is 1028 miles. It takes approximately 17h 2m to drive from Toronto to Lincoln.

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Air Canada and United Airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to Lincoln Airport.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Lincoln. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $2 - $13.

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