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There are 3 daily trains from Springfield to San Antonio. Traveling by train from Springfield to San Antonio usually takes around 68 hours and 45 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Texas Eagle train can make the trip in 28 hours and 49 minutes.
|Distance||874 mi (1406 km)|
|Fastest train||28h 49m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Springfield to San Antonio?
In the last month, €356.71 was the average price of a train ticket from Springfield to San Antonio. Given how far apart Springfield and San Antonio are from each other, there's no getting around the fact that most train tickets are on the pricier side. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 1 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €5.31 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 San Antonio will vary between €351 and €567. Planning a train trip to San Antonio within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Springfield over the next 7 days is €359. 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
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Springfield to San Antonio by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for October. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €213 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Springfield to San Antonio in June, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €427 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.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 1 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to San Antonio from Springfield will be about €5.31 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Springfield to San Antonio?
2 train services operate from Springfield to San Antonio. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
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 2 Amtrak trains from Springfield to San Antonio every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €136.
Amtrak Texas Eagle
The Amtrak Texas Eagle is a 1,306-mile train route from Chicago, Illinois to San Antonio, Texas. Because of the route’s length, the train offers sleeper car options in addition to standard coach seats. Like most Amtrak trains, the Texas Eagle features power outlets at each seat, restrooms in each car, and a cafe car where passengers can purchase food and drinks. A journey from Springfield to San Antonio on the Texas Eagle usually takes 28 hours and 50 minutes, which is best spent enjoying the incredible scenery along the way.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Springfield to San Antonio 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.
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 San Antonio?
How long is the train journey from Springfield to San Antonio?
The distance between Springfield and San Antonio is approximately 874 miles, or 1406 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 68 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 28 hours and 49 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 departing from Springfield to San Antonio tend to have the most passengers on Wednesday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Wednesday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Sunday as the least number of people tend to travel then.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Springfield at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. 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 San Antonio?
There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Springfield to San Antonio. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.
You can also take a train for your return trip from San Antonio to Springfield.
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San Antonio is a fast-growing city located in the southwest corner of the Texas Triangle. In addition to the alluring year-round warm weather, San Antonio offers a blend of rich history with contemporary attractions and cuisine.
If there's one thing to remember from your trip to San Antonio, it’s the Alamo! This 18th century fortress is one of five Spanish missions in the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, all of which are connected by a scenic hiking and biking trail. If history isn't your thing, the River Walk along the San Antonio River is a much livelier spot. This shaded path is lined with shops and restaurants, and you could spend an entire day strolling, shopping, and eating along the river. Don't sleep on the riverside bars, either – San Antonio is one of the cheapest drinking cities in the U.S. so you can bar-hop to your heart’s (and your wallet’s) delight.
Traveling with little ones? San Antonio is home to the San Antonio Zoo, SeaWorld, and Six Flags Fiesta Texas, any one of which will provide a thrilling adventure with no screen time required. Visitors of all ages will find treasures at Historic Market Square, the largest Mexican market in the U.S., where handcrafted art from local artisans is available alongside authentic Mexican food.
San Antonio is one of the biggest cities in the Lone Star State, so it is very easy to travel to other Texas destinations like Austin, Houston, and Dallas by bus or by train, or to destinations farther afield through the San Antonio International Airport.
Where is the train station in Springfield?
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Main departure station: Union Station - 1701 Wynkoop Street
Denver’s Union Station first opened in 1881, and houses some of the city’s best shops, bars, and restaurants, making it a popular destination for locals and travelers alike. There is even a seasonal farmers market at the station! But first and foremost, Union Station is the primary transport hub for Denver. The station is served by Amtrak trains, and intercity buses operated by Greyhound, Burlington Trailways, Jefferson Lines and Express Arrow. From Union Station, travelers can also easily access Denver International Airport on the A Line commuter rail.
All train stations in Springfield:
Union Station - 1701 Wynkoop Street
5885 Horton St
Valley Station - 401 I St
100 N Third St
Diridon Caltrain Station - 65 Cahill St
1003 S 9th St
601 Truxtun Ave - Transit Station
City Link Transit Ctr - 407 SW Adams St
340 S 600 W
225 S Seminary St
339 S 1st St
5099 Stars and Stripes Dr
300 S Main St
277 Pinnacle Arena Dr
280 N Center St
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