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Springfield-Austin Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Springfield to Austin. Traveling by train from Springfield to Austin usually takes around 25 hours and 8 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance800 mi (1288 km)
Fastest train25h 8m
Lowest price£78.11
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Texas Eagle
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Springfield to Austin

Monthly average prices

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Which train should you take from Springfield to Austin?

Amtrak Texas Eagle is the one and only train line which connects Springfield, Illinois to Austin, Texas. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Texas Eagle21d 1h 8m£95.48

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Springfield and Austin is approximately 800 miles, or 1288 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 25 hours and 8 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 Austin 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 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 17:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 17:00. 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 Austin?

Trains leave the station in Springfield twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Austin with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Austin to Springfield. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Springfield to Austin for £127.82.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Springfield?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Springfield.

Where is the train station in Austin?

Arrival stations

Austin has one train station.

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