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Fares from $139 One Way, $218 Round Trip from Madison to Lincoln

Prices starting at $218 for return flights and $139 for one-way flights to Lincoln were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Lincoln from Madison

Route Information for Flights from Madison to Lincoln

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Destination Airport IATA CodeLNK
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Flying from Madison to Lincoln

Dane County Regional Airport

Planning a trip can often be a challenge, especially for travelers on a budget. Orbitz.com allows you to search many different airlines at once in order to locate cheap flights from Madison. The Dane County Regional Airport is located approximately 10 miles from downtown Madison on International Lane. It is served by seven airlines, including Continental, Delta, Northwest and United Airlines. Orbitz provides bookings for nearly all of these airlines.

Parking at the AirportThere are several surface lots across the street from the airport. Fees are charged hourly or by the day, and shuttle services are provided to and from the terminal. A long-term economy lot is available approximately ten minutes away. Discount rates are available at this lot for those planning to park for more than a few days. Shuttle services are not provided to the economy lot.

Transportation to the Airport

Orbitz.com can assist in locating discount car rental services to and from the airport. Rental car booths are located in the baggage claim areas for convenience. Many hotels offer free shuttle services for their guests to the airport, and the Madison Metro bus is available for a flat rate fee. The airport provides courtesy shuttles to several hotels in the area.

Restaurants at Dane County Regional Airport

Travelers who arrive at the airport early may wish to grab a bite to eat before flying. Several restaurants are available for breakfast. The Great Dane provides excellent pub fare, and Ancora Coffee Roasters is a Madison-based specialty coffee shop that offers espresso, coffee and fresh bakery items. The Café Ritazza also offers a variety of blended coffees and pastries. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights from Madison.

Lincoln Airport Information

Lincoln Airport is the primary airport serving Nebraska's greater Lincoln area. It is located less than seven miles northwest of the city center, with easy access via West Cornhusker Highway or I-80 to I-180. Use Orbitz.com when searching for cheap flights to Lincoln, and you will have access to all of the major air passenger carriers that service the airport.

Ground Transportation in Lincoln

There is little in the way of public transportation in the Lincoln area, but there are other transportation options that will take you to your final destination. DashAbout Shuttle and Eppley Express offer private and shared shuttle service for a reasonable price. Capital Cab, OMALiNK and Yellow Cab companies all provide taxi service from the airport to downtown Lincoln. Expect to pay a $2.75 fee plus an additional $2.75 per mile. Book your low-cost tickets on Orbitz.com, and you can also look for a rental car or sales on hotels that offer free shuttle service to take care of all of your transportation needs.

Lincoln Area Weather Information

When it comes to the weather, Lincoln is a study in extremes. Summers are extremely hot, with temperatures in the low 90s, and winters are harsh. During December, January and February, expect temperatures as low as 14 degrees Fahrenheit, and more than two feet of snow. If you plan to travel to Lincoln during the cold winter months, be sure to bring a warm coat, snow boots and full winter gear.

What to Do in Lincoln

Whether you are into museums or prefer the outdoors, Lincoln has enough things to see and do to keep you busy for a while. Visit one of the area wineries, pick some berries at Roca Berry Farm, learn some history at the Thomas P. Kennard House or simply spend your time golfing, hiking, fishing or horseback riding. No matter what you choose to do, remember to use Orbitz.com to book cheap flights to Lincoln the next time you plan to visit.

Flights from Madison to Lincoln - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Madison to Lincoln?

There are no direct flights on this route. But United Airlines, Air New Zealand and Delta Air Lines can get you from Madison, WI (MSN-Dane County Regional) to Lincoln, NE (LNK) with just one stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Madison to Lincoln?

Keep that movie marathon for some other time, because the flight from Madison to Lincoln can be as quick as 2 hours and 13 minutes.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Lincoln?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Lincoln have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Lincoln with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Lincoln without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.