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What train companies travel to Springfield, Illinois?

Located in Illinois, Springfield is accessible by train from 30 other cities. You can choose from 124 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Springfield on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Springfield are also available.

Train companies serving Springfield

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Texas Eagle247h 30m$36.64
Amtrak1722h 17m$115.60
Amtrak Lincoln Service102h 12m$18.13

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Springfield?

$3.50 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Springfield, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Springfield. In the last month, trains from Lincoln to Springfield had the lowest average price at $3.50.

Where is the train station in Springfield, IL?

The main train station in Springfield is 100 N Third St. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Springfield.

Which train service has the best service to Springfield?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Springfield by train with Amtrak Lincoln Service giving them a 4.9 rating out of 5. Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Lincoln Service had the most comfortable train service to Springfield taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Lincoln Service offers. They rate Amtrak Lincoln Service a 4.3 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard. If you are looking to arrive to Springfield punctually travelers suggest that Amtrak Lincoln Service has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Springfield, rating them a 4.7 based on their on time arrivals.

What is the closest airport to Springfield, IL?

The closest airport to Springfield is Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI), it is located 4.6 miles from the city center of Springfield.

Is Springfield a popular train travel destination?

Springfield ranks number 6 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 223 in United States. Springfield ranks number 6 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Springfield via train service. On average 68 direct daily train trips serve Springfield.

What is the population of Springfield?

The population of Springfield is 116565. Springfield ranks number 6 in terms of population in Illinois and number 220 in all of United States.

How much do train tickets to Springfield cost?

Train tickets to Springfield range from $4 for a short trip to Springfield, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Springfield starts at , and a longer trip by train to Springfield can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $14 .

What type of traveler does Springfield attract?

Solo travelers choose to travel by train to Springfield for its affordable fares and because of the safe and convenient experience that they note in their reviews.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Springfield?

The closest train station to the city center of Springfield is 100 N Third St, located just 1.4 miles away. Select 100 N Third St as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Springfield. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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