Cheap train tickets from St Louis to Springfield, IL

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How much are train tickets from St Louis to Springfield, IL?

Lowest Price$18.43
Fastest1h 53m
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train companies2
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How do you find cheap train tickets from St Louis to Springfield, IL?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from St Louis to Springfield is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from St Louis to Springfield was $18.43. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 17 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $11.66 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from St Louis to Springfield, IL?

The distance between St Louis and Springfield is approximately 85.08 miles, or 136.89 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 1 hour and 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 53 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from St Louis to Springfield?

On Sunday trains from St Louis to Springfield are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from St Louis to Springfield?

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Springfield. On the route to Springfield 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Lincoln Service offers the most scheduled departures between St Louis to Springfield, usually offering 4 trips per day. 5 train trips per day are direct connections to Springfield, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from St Louis to Springfield, IL, which start at $34.23.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from St Louis to Springfield

Amtrak Lincoln Service

Amtrak Lincoln Service train tickets from St Louis to Springfield start from $18.43, and on average cost $22.93. Daily there are 4 Amtrak Lincoln Service schedules to Springfield. Amtrak Lincoln Service in St Louis leaves from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St, And in Springfield trains arrive at 100 N Third St,

From St Louis to Springfield train travel on Amtrak Lincoln Service takes 1 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Springfield faster, Amtrak Lincoln Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 53 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Lincoln Service offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $23.49 for a one-way train ticket to Springfield.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 56m
Avg. Price
$22.93

Amtrak Texas Eagle

Amtrak Texas Eagle train tickets from St Louis to Springfield start from $18.43, and on average cost $35.65. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Texas Eagle schedules to Springfield. Amtrak Texas Eagle in St Louis leaves from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St, And in Springfield trains arrive at 100 N Third St,

From St Louis to Springfield train travel on Amtrak Texas Eagle takes 1 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Springfield faster, Amtrak Texas Eagle offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 53 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Springfield on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Texas Eagle scheduled trip per day, which will cost $33.49 for a one-way weekend reservation from St Louis.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 56m
Avg. Price
$35.65

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart St Louis on their way to Springfield:
  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St
There is one train station where trains from St Louis arrive in Springfield:
  • 100 N Third St