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How much are train tickets from Springfield to St Louis?

Lowest Price$14.00
Fastest Train2h 6m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Springfield, IL to St Louis, MO
Based on 4 reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak Lincoln Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
February 5, 2020Visiting family
Didn't have to worry about traffic, parking, weather, etc.
Nothing! All was very good,

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Springfield to St Louis 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.

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

In the last month, $14.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Springfield, IL to St Louis, MO. 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 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $3.51 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Springfield to St Louis?

The distance between Springfield and St Louis is approximately 85 miles, or 137 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 6 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Springfield to St Louis are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Tuesday 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 12:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. 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 Springfield to St Louis?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Springfield to St Louis.

You can also take a train for your return trip from St Louis to Springfield. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Springfield to St Louis for $23.00.

Which train should you take from Springfield to St Louis?

2 train services operate from Springfield, Illinois to St Louis, Missouri. Amtrak Lincoln Service usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Lincoln Service22h 9m$14.29
Amtrak Texas Eagle12h 7m$14.32

Where is the train station in Springfield?

There is one train station in Springfield:

  • 100 N Third St

Where is the train station in St Louis?

St Louis has one train station:

  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St

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