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Springfield-Alton Train Timetable
There are 5 daily trains from Springfield to Alton. Traveling by train from Springfield to Alton usually takes around one hour and 5 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Lincoln Service train can make the trip in one hour and 3 minutes.
|Distance||68 mi (109 km)|
|Fastest train||1h 3m|
|Trains per day||5|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Lincoln Service|
What is the price of a train ticket from Springfield to Alton?
In the last month, £7.72 was the average price of a train ticket from Springfield, IL to Alton, IL. 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 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £4.30 more than that for a same-day booking.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Springfield to Alton will vary between £7 and £11. Planning a train trip to Alton within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Springfield over the next 7 days is £7. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.
Monthly average prices
Prices as travel date approaches
Since the average price of train trips from Springfield to Alton 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 Springfield to Alton?
2 train services operate from Springfield, Illinois to Alton, Illinois. Amtrak Lincoln Service usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Springfield to Alton 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 Springfield to Alton?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Springfield to Alton are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Friday 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 10:00 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.
Is there a direct train from Springfield to Alton?
Where is the train station in Springfield?
There is one train station in Springfield.
Where is the train station in Alton?
Alton has one train station.
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