COVID-19 Travel Guide
Learn more ›

Compare train tickets from Hartford to Springfield

Lowest Prices

We partner with all bus & train carriers to find the best fares.

No Wanderu Fees

Without any extra fees, we make it easy to book your tickets.

Best Travel Options

We help you find & compare the best buses & trains in one place.

Trip Summary

There are 5 daily trains from Hartford to Springfield. Traveling by train from Hartford to Springfield usually takes around 40 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 37 minutes.

Distance24 mi (38 km)
Fastest train0h 37m
Lowest price£3.91
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Hartford, CT to Springfield, MA

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Ceceile

21 August 2020 - Regular commuter

Amtrak

Pros: Clean smooth ride. Expect for a small issue smell of gas on my trip to Springfield. Otherwise perfect. Cons: So far so good. Tips: Wear your mask and hand sanitizer.

Pros: Clean smooth ride. Expect for a small issue smell of gas on my trip to Springfield. Otherwise perfect. Cons: So far so good. Tips: Wear your mask and hand sanitizer.

5.0

Ceceile

27 December 2019 - Regular commuter

Amtrak

Pros: Comfortable. Cons: Notting for now. Tips: No.

Pros: Comfortable. Cons: Notting for now. Tips: No.

5.0

Cheryl

2 December 2019 - Business

Amtrak

Pros: It was much quicker than I expected. I appreciated that. Cons: Get the WiFi working. Tips: Best substitute transportation. Now if the local buses were in sync, that would fantastic.

Pros: It was much quicker than I expected. I appreciated that. Cons: Get the WiFi working. Tips: Best substitute transportation. Now if the local buses were in sync, that would fantastic.

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

In the last month, £3.91 was the average price of a train ticket from Hartford, CT to Springfield, MA. 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 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £0.36 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

£11£7£4JunJun

Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of train tickets to Springfield from Hartford is expected to remain pretty much the same. As a result, a one-way train trip will cost about £4 regardless of the day you pick to travel.

Monthly average prices

£18£14£11£7£4JASONDJFMAMJ
Traveling from Hartford to Springfield by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around £4 whenever you decide to board the train to Springfield.

Prices as travel date approaches

£18£14£11£7£43020100

Since the average price of train trips from Hartford to Springfield remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Hartford to Springfield?

2 train services operate from Hartford, Connecticut to Springfield, Massachusetts. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak40h 39m£3.98
Amtrak Northeast Regional10h 46m£3.98
  • 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 4 Amtrak trains from Hartford to Springfield every day, as well as 3 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £4.

    AMT-0AMT-1AMT-2AMT-3AMT-4AMT-5AMT-6AMT-7AMT-8AMT-9
  • Amtrak Northeast Regional

    Amtrak Northeast Regional

    The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 1 daily train trips from Hartford to Springfield, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Hartford 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 Hartford to Springfield?

The distance between Hartford and Springfield is approximately 24 miles, or 38 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 37 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Springfield.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Hartford to Springfield are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Hartford at 09:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 21:00. 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 Hartford to Springfield?

There are 5 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Hartford to Springfield.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Springfield to Hartford. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Hartford to Springfield for £3.55.

City Information

Hartford

Hartford is the capital of Connecticut, and a New England destination with literary attractions, charming parks, and engaging activities for families.

The homes of Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe, both in Hartford, have been turned into museums to learn more about these authors and their lives. If you prefer Edward Cullen to Tom Sawyer, you may appreciate that a more contemporary literary giant, Stephanie Meyer, was born in Hartford too.

The Elizabeth Park Conservancy is a spread of formal gardens and grounds where you can walk, picnic, and catch outdoor concerts or tours. Kids will love the antique carousel in Bushnell Park, as well as the hands-on exhibits at the Connecticut Science Center. For those who prefer to wander through cute downtowns, West Hartford offers some of the best shopping in the area.

With a large nearby airport, and many intercity bus and train services providing access to hubs like Boston and New York, getting to Hartford is about as easy as a walk in Bushnell Park.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Hartford?

Departure stations

Union Station is a historic bus and train station located in the downtown area of Hartford, CT. Built in 1889, the station serves as the main stop in Hartford for all four Amtrak train lines that pass through the city, including the Northeast Regional, the Vermonter and the Valley Flyer, as well as the Hartford Line commuter train. Union Station is also used by bus carriers Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines as their main bus stop in Downtown Hartford. The station is easily accessible from all parts of the city and its surrounding areas through a variety of local and express transit bus lines. At Hartford’s Union Station, you will find some fast food options and vending machines, as well as restrooms and a waiting area.

Where is the train station in Springfield?

Arrival stations

Springfield has one train station.

Need a return trip from Springfield to Hartford?

Search Train Tickets

Wanderu is the simplest way to book bus and train travel.

With just a quick search on Wanderu, you can compare bus and train schedules and prices from hundreds of travel companies in one convenient place to find the trip that works best for you. Wanderu’s simple checkout process makes it easy to book cheap bus and train tickets hassle-free and with no additional fees. Most importantly, as Wanderu is an official partner of all leading bus and train companies, we always have the best bus and train deals out there.

Book coaches and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

wanderu
iPhone
wanderu
Android
Available on iOS & Android