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Windsor - Springfield Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 7 daily trains from Windsor to Springfield. Traveling by train from Windsor to Springfield usually takes around 33 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 29 minutes.

Distance17 mi (28 km)
Fastest train0h 29m
Lowest price£3.16
Trains per day7
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

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

In the last month, £4.32 was the average price of a train ticket from Windsor, 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 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £0.42 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

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If you're planning a train trip from Windsor to Springfield in the upcoming month, you'll be happy to know that ticket prices are expected to remain stable. You can book your trip for any day within the next four weeks and expect to pay around £5.

Monthly average prices

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The price of a train ticket from Windsor to Springfield remains pretty stable, regardless of when you plan to travel. Tickets on this route usually cost £3 throughout the year.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Since ticket prices on this route stay pretty consistent, you don’t need to book way in advance. However, we recommend buying your train ticket to Springfield at least 48 hours before your scheduled departure to prevent any unpleasant surprises, like last-minute surges in price or sold-out tickets.

Which train should you take from Windsor to Springfield?

2 train services operate from Windsor to Springfield. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 5 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak50h 33m£5.45
Amtrak Northeast Regional20h 36m£4.47
  • 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 5 Amtrak trains from Windsor to Springfield every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £3.

  • 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 2 daily train trips from Windsor to Springfield, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are some trains that travel the entire distance from Windsor to Springfield. However, in some cases you will have to take a bus for part of your journey in addition to taking the train.
The distance between Windsor and Springfield is approximately 17 miles, or 28 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 29 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Springfield.

Trains departing from Windsor to Springfield tend to have the most passengers on Saturday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Saturday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Sunday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Windsor at 09:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 7 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Windsor to Springfield.

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

City Information

Windsor

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Outside of Hartford is Windsor, a charming Connecticut town that is known as the state's first English settlement. Due to this, the city has several historical sites and antique museums, like the Windsor Historical Society, The New England Air Museum, and Oliver Ellsworth Homestead, with pieces dating back to the 1700s. Outdoor enthusiasts will be pleased with the town's many parks and green spaces, from Northwest Park to the Windsor Center River Trail.

Visit Windsor just after a snowfall with your snowshoes or cross-country skis, and explore the beautiful Northwest Park. Hartford is only six minutes by train from Windsor, offering a weekend of fun and nightlife. Beer lovers can visit the iconic Back East Brewery and Thomas Hooker Brewery, while the Northwest Park Country Fair features competitions, live music, auctions, performances, and more. If you enjoy golf, check out the Keney Park Golf Course, dating back to 1927.

Windsor offers great transport links to and from other cities, especially when you're moving by train. Over 100 cities have train links through Amtrak, while a few buses also serve the town. Within Windsor, the CT-transit Hartford provides local bus service.

Springfield

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Founded in 1636 as the first Springfield in North America, this city sits on the eastern bank of the Connecticut River in Massachusetts. Perhaps best known as the birthplace of basketball, Springfield is a mecca for b-ball fans. Visitors can enjoy three levels of exhibits and interactive contests at the famous Basketball Hall of Fame.

Along with basketball, Springfield was also the birthplace of the immensely popular children's author, Theodore Geisel—more commonly known as Dr Seuss. Enjoy a walk through the Dr Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden to see many of his most famous characters immortalised in bronze. History buffs should head to the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, highlighting the town's important role as an arsenal during the Revolutionary War.

Springfield's central location between major tourist destinations like NYC, Boston, and the Berkshires means that it can be reached easily by most modes of transport. The city is served by several Amtrak lines and Peter Pan and Greyhound coaches. Bradley International Airport and Westover Metropolitan Airport are also closeby, with frequent flights from destinations around the country.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Windsor?

Main departure station: 41 Central St

There is one train station in Windsor.

All train stations in Windsor:

  • 41 Central St

Where is the train station in Springfield?

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Main arrival station: Union Station Transportation Center

Union Station is an iconic landmark in Springfield that just finished renovations in 2016- meaning you get the historic charm plus modern AC. Original features include the impressive entrance clock, wooden train schedule, and terrazzo flooring. You may stop at Union Station on Amtrak or Northeast Regional. Or, if you're commuting locally, you may transfer to the CTrail Hartford Line. Greyhound and Peter Pan provide coach services to the area as well, with connections across New England. Since the station operates with so many carriers, the waiting area has plenty of space and seating, ticket kiosks, and plenty of snack options like Dunkin Donuts and Subway.

Train stations in Springfield:

  • Union Station Transportation Center

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