The cheapest times to fly from BUF to LNK are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 2nd to June 10th (except the weeks of April 9th, April 23rd, and May 14th)
  • October 15th to November 18th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BUF to LNK is mid February. Prices can be as high as $733 for Sunday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $298 for Tuesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Lincoln

Flying from Buffalo, NY (BUF) to Lincoln, NE (LNK) will usually cost between $320 to $606 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $367. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $559. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $192 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $427 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BUF to LNK flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BUF to LNK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BUF to LNK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BUF to LNK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Buffalo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $192 (35%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $361. Return trip prices are from the LNK to BUF flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BUF to LNK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 40 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from BUF to LNK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Eppley Airfield Airport (OMA) in Omaha, NE

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from LNK
  • Usually 19.44% less expensive than LNK
  • 1-layover flights available

See BUF to OMA flights

Destination alternative #2: Sioux Gateway/Col. Bud Day Field Airport (SUX) in Sioux City, IA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from LNK
  • Usually 9.37% less expensive than LNK
  • 1-layover flights available

See BUF to SUX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BUF to LNK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lincoln Airport to Buffalo Niagara International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 936 miles or 1506 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BUF to LNK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BUF to LNK flight is about 2 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Buffalo, NY and Lincoln, NE?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from BUF to LNK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBUF
Origination airport nameBuffalo Niagara International Airport
CityBuffalo, NY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLNK
Destination airport nameLincoln Airport
CityLincoln, NE
Countrythe United States


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