Travel from Lincoln to Wilmington

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$128 | 1d 10h 57min Flight$387 | 7h 36min Bus193 lb of CO2
  1. Train$216
    1d 1h 55min · 283 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$128
    1d 10h 57min · 193 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$387
    7h 36min · 683 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$150
    18h 51min · 214 lb of CO2

Lincoln to Wilmington Trains

train tickets from Lincoln to Wilmington

$216 · 1d 1h 55min
AmtrakAmtrak LNK train to WIL
Train Tickets
About $216
Travel Duration
1d 1h 55min
Lincoln - LNK
Amtrak from LNK to CHIAmtrak · 10h 58minCalifornia Zephyr
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to WILAmtrak · 14h 56minCardinal
Wilmington - WIL

train tickets from Lincoln to Philadelphia

$219 · 1d 2h 15min
AmtrakAmtrak LNK train to PHL
Train Tickets
About $219
Travel Duration
1d 2h 15min
Lincoln - LNK
Amtrak from LNK to CHIAmtrak · 10h 58minCalifornia Zephyr
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to PHLAmtrak · 15h 17minCardinal
Philadelphia - PHL

Lincoln to Wilmington Buses

bus tickets from Lincoln to Wilmington

$128 · 1d 10h 57min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $128
Travel Duration
1d 10h 57min

bus tickets from Lincoln to Philadelphia

$129 · 1d 11h 29min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $129
Travel Duration
1d 11h 29min

Lincoln to Wilmington Flights

bus tickets from LNK to ILG

$387 · 7h 36min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $387
Travel Duration
7h 36min

bus tickets from LNK to PHL

$390 · 7h 39min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $390
Travel Duration
7h 39min

Drive from Lincoln to Wilmington

Driving from Lincoln to Wilmington

$150 · 18h 51min

It's 1112 miles between Lincoln to Wilmington. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 51min and 19h 47min from Lincoln to Wilmington under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 44min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Wilmington by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $150.

Our recommendation to Wilmington

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Lincoln to Wilmington?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, bus, flight or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

Lincoln to Wilmington DE - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Lincoln to Wilmington. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Wilmington is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Lincoln/Wilmington buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Lincoln is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Lincoln and Wilmington during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Lincoln to Wilmington? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Wilmington traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Wilmington is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Lincoln to Wilmington?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Lincoln to Wilmington is by bus. The bus costs $128 roughly and will take 1 day 10 hours 57 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Lincoln to Wilmington?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Lincoln area and Wilmington, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 1 hour 55 minutes. We recommend catching the train at LNK Lincoln Amtrak, which is about 5 miles from Lincoln. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from Lincoln to Wilmington by car?

The total distance between Lincoln and Wilmington is 1112 miles and will take you about 18 hours 51 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $150.

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