Lincoln City travel guide

Lincoln City Tourism | Lincoln City Guide

You're Going to Love Lincoln City

With a population of 7,930, Lincoln City is a must-see destination in Oregon, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Lincoln City has to offer.

When to visit Lincoln City

Lincoln City in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Lincoln City in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Lincoln City


Although Lincoln City doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Eugene (EUG), which is located 70 miles from Lincoln City. Portland Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, Air France, Aeromexico and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Lincoln City departs from Las Vegas and takes around 2h 12m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Lincoln City. The train journey from Lincoln City to Eugene takes 2h 35m and costs around $17 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Tacoma, expect to pay about $22 for a 2h 39m trip.


Another option to get to Lincoln City is to pick up a car rental from Portland, which is about 76 miles from Lincoln City. You’ll find branches of Kyte and Hertz, among others, in Portland.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Lincoln City, including Amtrak, FlixBus and Greyhound. From Eugene, the bus ride to Lincoln City takes 160 miles and will cost you around $34. From Redmond, the ticket costs about $62 for a journey of 195 miles.

Airports near Lincoln City

Airlines serving Lincoln City

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Where to stay in Lincoln City

Average rates range from around $269 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $213 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Lincoln City

Most booked hotels in Lincoln City

Starfish Manor Oceanfront Hotel
Excellent (8.7, 2226 reviews)
The Coho Oceanfront Lodge
Excellent (8.6, 1072 reviews)
Lincoln Sands Oceanfront Resort Ascend Hotel Collection
Excellent (8.5, 822 reviews)
Salishan Coastal Lodge
Excellent (8.1, 908 reviews)
Surftides Lincoln City
Good (7.9, 2372 reviews)
Siletz Bay Beachfront Hotel By OYO Lincoln City
Good (7.4, 1834 reviews)

Renting a car in Lincoln City

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Lincoln City (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17.