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Trip Summary

There are 7 daily trains from Springfield to Hartford. Traveling by train from Springfield to Hartford usually takes around 32 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 30 minutes.

Distance24 mi (38 km)
Fastest train0h 30m
Lowest price$6.00
Trains per day7
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines3

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Springfield, MA to Hartford, CT

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Christie Jennifer

January 31, 2020 - Visiting friends

Amtrak

Pros: I almost missed the train with all my luggage and the train driver chose to wait two minutes for me as I was running up the stairs with my luggage, when I got inside the conductor help me put my luggage in the overhead bin, overall the staff was very kind to me, ...

Pros: I almost missed the train with all my luggage and the train driver chose to wait two minutes for me as I was running up the stairs with my luggage, when I got inside the conductor help me put my luggage in the overhead bin, overall the staff was very kind to me, I had never been on an AMTRAK TRAIN and it was beautiful and a good experience! Cons: None. Tips: Try your best to Arrive a couple minutes on time so that you’re not running for the train like me.

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

In the last month, $6.03 was the average price of a train ticket from Springfield, MA to Hartford, CT. 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 $0.32 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of train tickets to Hartford from Springfield is expected to remain pretty much the same. As a result, a one-way train trip will cost about $6 regardless of the day you pick to travel.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Springfield to Hartford by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around $6 whenever you decide to board the train to Hartford.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Since the average price of train trips from Springfield to Hartford remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Springfield to Hartford?

There are 3 train lines with service from Springfield, Massachusetts to Hartford, Connecticut. Amtrak is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 5 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak50h 32m$6.00
Amtrak Northeast Regional10h 36m$6.00
Amtrak Vermonter10h 34m$6.51
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    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 5 Amtrak trains from Springfield to Hartford every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $6.

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  • Amtrak Northeast Regional

    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 Hartford, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

  • Amtrak Vermonter

    Amtrak Vermonter

    The Vermonter is an Amtrak passenger train that connects St. Albans, VT to Washington, D.C. by way of New York City. The journey is renowned for the beautiful scenic views that it presents as it passes through the Green Mountains and the Berkshires. Aboard the Vermonter, passengers can enjoy free WiFi, power outlets at every seat and extra legroom. You can also grab a bite to eat or enjoy a refreshing beverage from the train’s café. There are 1 Vermonter trains traveling from Springfield to Hartford every day, with prices starting from $6.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Springfield and Hartford is approximately 24 miles, or 38 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 30 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Hartford.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Springfield to Hartford are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Hartford?

There are 7 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Springfield to Hartford.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Hartford to Springfield. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Springfield to Hartford for $5.00.

City Information

Hartford

Hartford is the capital of Connecticut, and a New England destination with literary attractions, charming parks, and engaging activities for families.

The homes of Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe, both in Hartford, have been turned into museums to learn more about these authors and their lives. If you prefer Edward Cullen to Tom Sawyer, you may appreciate that a more contemporary literary giant, Stephanie Meyer, was born in Hartford too.

The Elizabeth Park Conservancy is a spread of formal gardens and grounds where you can walk, picnic, and catch outdoor concerts or tours. Kids will love the antique carousel in Bushnell Park, as well as the hands-on exhibits at the Connecticut Science Center. For those who prefer to wander through cute downtowns, West Hartford offers some of the best shopping in the area.

With a large nearby airport, and many intercity bus and train services providing access to hubs like Boston and New York, getting to Hartford is about as easy as a walk in Bushnell Park.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Springfield?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Springfield.

Where is the train station in Hartford?

Arrival stations

Union Station is a historic bus and train station located in the downtown area of Hartford, CT. Built in 1889, the station serves as the main stop in Hartford for all four Amtrak train lines that pass through the city, including the Northeast Regional, the Vermonter and the Valley Flyer, as well as the Hartford Line commuter train. Union Station is also used by bus carriers Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines as their main bus stop in Downtown Hartford. The station is easily accessible from all parts of the city and its surrounding areas through a variety of local and express transit bus lines. At Hartford’s Union Station, you will find some fast food options and vending machines, as well as restrooms and a waiting area.

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