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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Hartford to Springfield?

Lowest Price$5.50
Fastest Train0h 37m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Hartford to Springfield right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from Hartford to Springfield?

Yes, there are some trains that travel the entire distance from Hartford to Springfield. However, in some cases you will have to take a bus for part of your journey in addition to taking the train.

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

In the last month, $5.80 was the average price of a train ticket from Hartford, CT to Springfield, MA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 13 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $0.20 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Hartford to Springfield?

The distance between Hartford and Springfield is approximately 24 miles, or 38 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 37 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Springfield.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Hartford 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 Hartford at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 Hartford to Springfield?

There are 5 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Hartford to Springfield.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Springfield to Hartford. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Hartford to Springfield for $5.10.

Which train should you take from Hartford to Springfield?

2 train services operate from Hartford, Connecticut to Springfield, Massachusetts. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak40h 39m$5.87
Amtrak Northeast Regional10h 42m$5.86

Where is the train station in Hartford?

There is one train station in Hartford:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Where is the train station in Springfield?

Springfield has one train station:

  • Union Station Transportation Center

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Hartford, CT to Springfield, MA
Based on 4 ratings and reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 75 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
August 21, 2020Regular commuter
Clean smooth ride. Expect for a small issue smell of gas on my trip to Springfield. Otherwise perfect.
So far so good.
Wear your mask and hand sanitizer
December 27, 2019Regular commuter
Notting for now.
December 2, 2019Business
It was much quicker than I expected. I appreciated that.
Get the WiFi working.
Best substitute transportation. Now if the local buses were in sync, that would fantastic.

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