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There are 2 daily trains from Columbus to Springfield. Traveling by train from Columbus to Springfield usually takes around 21 hours and 56 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 19 hours and 39 minutes.
|Distance||562 mi (904 km)|
|Fastest train||19h 39m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
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Which train should you take from Columbus to Springfield?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Columbus, Ohio to Springfield, Massachusetts. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
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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 Columbus to Springfield every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €74.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Columbus to Springfield 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.
Can you take a train all the way from Columbus to Springfield?
How long is the train journey from Columbus to Springfield?
The distance between Columbus and Springfield is approximately 562 miles, or 904 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 21 hours and 56 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 19 hours and 39 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 Columbus to Springfield 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 Monday 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 Columbus at 01:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 01:00. 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 Columbus to Springfield?
Trains leave the station in Columbus twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
Where is the train station in Columbus?
There is one train station in Columbus.
Where is the train station in Springfield?
Springfield has one train station.
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