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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Springfield to Dallas. Traveling by train from Springfield to Dallas usually takes around 18 hours and 16 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance626 mi (1008 km)
Fastest train18h 16m
Lowest price£67.66
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Texas Eagle
Train lines1

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

In the last month, £67.66 was the average price of a train ticket from Springfield, IL to Dallas, TX. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 22 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £40.31 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Springfield to Dallas by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for November. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £69 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Springfield to Dallas in February, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £102 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Springfield to Dallas?

Amtrak Texas Eagle is the one and only train line which connects Springfield, Illinois to Dallas, Texas. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Texas Eagle118h 16m£100.84

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Springfield and Dallas is approximately 626 miles, or 1008 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 18 hours and 16 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 Dallas 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 Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Springfield at 17:00 and arrives in Dallas around 18 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Springfield to Dallas?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Dallas with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Dallas to Springfield. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Springfield to Dallas for £148.28.

City Information

Dallas

Dallas is one of the most vibrant and modern cities in Texas. While it is one of the foremost business, telecommunications and transportation hubs in the United States, Dallas is also one of the most exciting cities when it comes to culture and nightlife opportunities.

When you are planning a trip to Dallas, make sure you leave time in your schedule to check out some of the city’s world-famous museums. Some must-visits include The Sixth Floor Museum (that commemorates the assassination of John F. Kennedy), the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.

If you want some fresh air and a feast to the eyes, you must visit the remarkable Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, which boasts one of the best botanical collections in the entire country. And if you are after some tasty grub and good people watching, then head to Stone Street Gardens, a row of restaurants located on a charming red brick strip surrounded with tons of greenery.

Both the main train station in Dallas, the Eddie Bernice Johnson Union Station, and the main bus station are located in the heart of the city’s downtown historic district just a few blocks away from each other. That makes it super convenient to travel to Dallas from various places in Texas and the rest of the U.S. or Mexico. The stations’ central location also allows for an easy transfer to and from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport that is located pretty far outside the city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Springfield?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Springfield.

Where is the train station in Dallas?

Arrival stations

Dallas has one train station.

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