Cheap train tickets from Chicago to Springfield, MA

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How much are train tickets from Chicago to Springfield, MA?

Lowest Price£68.44
Fastest18h 58m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Chicago to Springfield, MA?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Chicago 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 Chicago to Springfield was £75.32. 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 Chicago to Springfield, MA?

The distance between Chicago and Springfield is approximately 771.97 miles, or 1242.05 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 20 hours and 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 18 hours and 58 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 Chicago to Springfield?

On Saturday trains from Chicago 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited has the greatest number of connections between Chicago to Springfield, MA

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Springfield. On the route to Springfield 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to Springfield, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Springfield with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Chicago to Springfield, MA, which start at £60.84.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Chicago to Springfield

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Springfield start from £85.93, and on average cost £116.11. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Springfield. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Springfield trains arrive at Union Station Transportation Center,

From Chicago to Springfield train travel on Amtrak takes 27 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Springfield faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 18 hours and 58 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Springfield on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost £133.21 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.

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Avg. Time
1d 3h 12m
Avg. Price
£116.11

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited train tickets from Chicago to Springfield start from £68.44, and on average cost £80.78. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Lake Shore Limited schedules to Springfield. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Springfield trains arrive at Union Station Transportation Center,

From Chicago to Springfield train travel on Amtrak Lake Shore Limited takes 18 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Springfield faster, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 18 hours and 58 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Springfield on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Lake Shore Limited scheduled trip per day, which will cost £81.81 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
18h 59m
Avg. Price
£80.78

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Chicago on their way to Springfield. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Chicago are:
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Springfield from Chicago. These are the busiest arriving stations in Springfield:
  • Union Station Transportation Center