Trains from Dwight to Springfield

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Dwight - Springfield Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Dwight to Springfield. Traveling by train from Dwight to Springfield usually takes around one hour and 48 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance111 mi (179 km)
Fastest train1h 48m
Lowest price$19.18
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Lincoln Service
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Dwight to Springfield

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Lori

March 11, 2022- Visiting family

Amtrak Lincoln Service

Pros: How smooth n quick it was. Cons: A little more attention to elderly would be wonderfful. Be on time. Put seats inside train station at dwight. It was cold outside! Tips: wonderful for most part.

Pros: How smooth n quick it was. Cons: A little more attention to elderly would be wonderfful. Be on time. Put seats inside train station at dwight. It was cold outside! Tips: wonderful for most part.

What is the price of a train ticket from Dwight to Springfield?

In the last month, $19.18 was the average price of a train ticket from Dwight to Springfield. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 15 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $20.45 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Dwight to Springfield by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for July. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$19 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Dwight to Springfield in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$32 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Dwight to Springfield?

2 train services operate from Dwight to Springfield. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11h 50m$24.03
Amtrak Lincoln Service11h 48m$24.71
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Dwight to Springfield every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $19.

  • Amtrak Lincoln Service

    Amtrak Lincoln Service

    Amtrak Lincoln Service is part of Amtrak's Illinois Service, providing rail transportation throughout Illinois. The Lincoln Service travels 284 miles between St. Louis and Chicago with nine intermediate stops. Amtrak Lincoln trains offer WiFi connectivity, power outlets, business class seating, and a cafe car to ensure passengers have the most comfortable journey possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Dwight to Springfield during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Dwight to Springfield?

The distance between Dwight and Springfield is approximately 111 miles, or 179 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 48 minutes, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Friday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Dwight to Springfield. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Friday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Sunday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Dwight at 10:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Dwight to Springfield?

Trains leave the station in Dwight twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Springfield with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Springfield to Dwight.

City Information

Springfield

Springfield, IL, US - SPI-0

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There are 34 cities in America called Springfield, but the state capital of Illinois is one of the most well-known. Beyond Springfield's political clout as a state capital, it is known for being the home of Abraham Lincoln for many years, plus the site of his final resting place. While in town, you can visit President Lincoln's restored home, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, and the Lincoln Tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery. An enormous bronze bust of Lincoln outside his tomb features a nose as shiny as a new penny, rubbed by scores of visitors who consider it good luck.

Springfield is one of the state's best destinations thanks to more than just history. Check out the incredible artistry on display in the capitol building's stained glass windows, or discover the dogwoods lining 5 miles of trails in the Lincoln Memorial Garden and Nature Center. Not to mention Springfield's bustling craft beer scene; hit up the city's microbreweries, nano breweries, and craft beer companies like the famous Springfield Beer Company.

It should be no surprise that one of the primary transportation methods to Springfield is called the Lincoln Service. This Amtrak train route stops in Springfield on its way from Chicago to St. Louis, and so does the Amtrak Texas Eagle from San Antonio to Chicago. Amtrak Thruway buses run from Springfield to Peoria, where travelers can connect to further bus destinations.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Dwight?

Main departure station: 401 S. Columbia Street

There is one train station in Dwight.

All train stations in Dwight:

  • 401 S. Columbia Street

Where is the train station in Springfield?

Main arrival station: 100 N Third St

Springfield has one train station.

Train stations in Springfield:

  • 100 N Third St

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