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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Springfield to Tampa. Traveling by train from Springfield to Tampa usually takes around 51 hours and 2 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 49 hours and 28 minutes.

Distance915 mi (1472 km)
Fastest train49h 28m
Lowest price£252.80
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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Which train should you take from Springfield to Tampa?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Springfield, Illinois to Tampa, Florida. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak42d 3h 2m£291.33
  • 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 Springfield to Tampa every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £253.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Springfield to Tampa 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Springfield to Tampa?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Springfield to Tampa. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Springfield to Tampa?

The distance between Springfield and Tampa is approximately 915 miles, or 1472 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 51 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 49 hours and 28 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Springfield to Tampa are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Tuesday 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 Springfield at 09:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 09:00. 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 Springfield to Tampa?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Tampa to Springfield. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Springfield to Tampa for £152.68.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Springfield?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Springfield.

Where is the train station in Tampa?

Arrival stations

Tampa has one train station.

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