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Springfield-New Carrollton Train Timetable
There are 4 daily trains from Springfield to New Carrollton. Traveling by train from Springfield to New Carrollton usually takes around 7 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 6 hours and 42 minutes.
|Distance||312 mi (503 km)|
|Fastest train||6h 42m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Springfield to New Carrollton?
In the last month, €36.12 was the average price of a train ticket from Springfield, MA to New Carrollton, MD. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 26 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €120.27 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Springfield to New Carrollton by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €49 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Springfield to New Carrollton in July, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €83 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 26 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to New Carrollton from Springfield will be about €120.27 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Springfield to New Carrollton?
2 train services operate from Springfield, Massachusetts to New Carrollton, Maryland. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 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 3 Amtrak trains from Springfield to New Carrollton every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €32.
Amtrak Northeast Regional
The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 1 daily train trips from Springfield to New Carrollton, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Springfield to New Carrollton 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 New Carrollton?
The distance between Springfield and New Carrollton is approximately 312 miles, or 503 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 42 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 New Carrollton 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 Sunday 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 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 15:00. 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 New Carrollton?
There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Springfield to New Carrollton. 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 New Carrollton to Springfield. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Springfield to New Carrollton for €19.70.
Where is the train station in Springfield?
There is one train station in Springfield.
Where is the train station in New Carrollton?
New Carrollton has one train station.
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