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Trip Summary

There are 8 daily trains from Springfield to New Haven. Traveling by train from Springfield to New Haven usually takes around one hour and 20 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in one hour and 13 minutes.

Distance58 mi (93 km)
Fastest train1h 13m
Lowest price$8.00
Trains per day15
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines3

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Springfield to New Haven

(Based on 8 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Ayanna

October 2, 2022- Regular commuter

Amtrak

Pros: We arrived directly on time. Cons: Bathroom could be more cleaner and smell better. Tips: If you use the bathroom on the train make sure you bring sanitizer and smell goods.

Pros: We arrived directly on time. Cons: Bathroom could be more cleaner and smell better. Tips: If you use the bathroom on the train make sure you bring sanitizer and smell goods.

5.0

priscilla

September 15, 2022- Solo travel

Amtrak

Pros: I had a back injury issue. The Conductor could not have been more helpful and nice. This was my first trip and he helped with me getting off at the correct stop. I will definitely be doing this again. Such a delightful experience! Tips: I am a senior lady and I...

Pros: I had a back injury issue. The Conductor could not have been more helpful and nice. This was my first trip and he helped with me getting off at the correct stop. I will definitely be doing this again. Such a delightful experience! Tips: I am a senior lady and I felt very safe on this train travelling solo. Covid protocols were in place. This is a great way to go.

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5.0

Corey

November 25, 2021- Visiting family

Amtrak

Wifi service

Wifi service

5.0

Marie G

June 12, 2021- Visiting friends

Amtrak

Pros: comfortable and great with elderly. Cons: ?????

Pros: comfortable and great with elderly. Cons: ?????

5.0

William

September 14, 2019- Solo travel

Amtrak

Pros: All of the above plus convenience and efficient. Cons: Not sure. I assume one can already get an e-ticket. Perhaps have available some snacks and drinks.(?). Tips: Not really.

Pros: All of the above plus convenience and efficient. Cons: Not sure. I assume one can already get an e-ticket. Perhaps have available some snacks and drinks.(?). Tips: Not really.

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

In the last month, $12.01 was the average price of a train ticket from Springfield to New Haven. 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 25 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $2.28 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5JanFeb

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Springfield to New Haven will vary between $11 and $14. Planning a train trip to New Haven within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Springfield over the next 7 days is $12. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Springfield to New Haven by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $12 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Springfield to New Haven in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $23 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 25 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to New Haven from Springfield will be about $2.28 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Springfield to New Haven?

There are 3 train lines with service from Springfield to New Haven. Amtrak is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 6 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak61h 19m$12.62
Amtrak Northeast Regional11h 26m$10.37
Amtrak Vermonter11h 25m$16.01
  • 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 6 Amtrak trains from Springfield to New Haven every day, as well as 9 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $8.

  • 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 New Haven, 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 New Haven every day, with prices starting from $8.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Springfield to New Haven 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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 New Haven?

The distance between Springfield and New Haven is approximately 58 miles, or 93 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 13 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Wednesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Springfield to New Haven. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Wednesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Sunday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

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 New Haven?

There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. 15 of these are direct connections to New Haven. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New Haven to Springfield.

City Information

Springfield

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Founded in 1636 as the first Springfield in North America, this city sits on the eastern bank of the Connecticut River in Massachusetts. Perhaps best known as the birthplace of basketball, Springfield is a mecca for b-ball fans. Visitors can enjoy three levels of exhibits and interactive contests at the famous Basketball Hall of Fame.

Along with basketball, Springfield was also the birthplace of the immensely popular children's author, Theodore Geisel—more commonly known as Dr. Seuss. Enjoy a walk through the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden to see many of his most famous characters immortalized in bronze. History buffs should head to the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, highlighting the town's important role as an arsenal during the Revolutionary War.

Springfield's central location between major tourist destinations like NYC, Boston, and the Berkshires means that it can be reached easily by most modes of transport. The city is served by several Amtrak lines and Peter Pan and Greyhound buses. Bradley International Airport and Westover Metropolitan Airport are also closeby, with frequent flights from destinations around the country.

New Haven

Sitting on the mouth of the Quinnipiac River of Connecticut, New Haven has been the home of the esteemed Yale University for more than 300 years. The quaint college town, with its cultural significance, has long been a highly-rated destination for culturally-inclined travelers. The first thing to do in New Haven is to visit the Yale campus, which was designed by famous architects such as Eero Saarinen and Frank O. Gehry. Don’t forget to check out the university’s visitor center as well, which houses impressive historical displays. Other interesting destinations on the premises are the Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. If you wish to take a break from the urban environment and go hunting for some amazing nature shots, East Rock Park will be a premier choice. Inside the park is the Pardee Rose Garden, which features more than 50 varieties of roses blooming in June and July.

New Haven is a popular destination for foodies, and its greatest offering is pizza. New Haven’s special pizza, also known as “apizza,” is a must-try when you are in town, and the best place to try this delicacy is at Pepe’s, its birthplace. Another establishment to check out is Louis’ Lunch, which has been serving delightful fast food since 1895.

The central hub of transportation in the city is Union Station, where travelers can catch Amtrak trains or buses by Greyhound and Flixbus for intercity transits. Air services are handled by the Tweed New Haven Regional Airport, located 3 miles east of the business district.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Springfield?

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Main departure station: Union Station Transportation Center

Union Station is an iconic landmark in Springfield that just finished renovations in 2016—which means you get the historic charm plus modern AC. Original features include the impressive entrance clock, wooden train schedule, and terrazzo flooring. You might stop at Union Station on an Amtrak itinerary via the Northeast Regional line. Or, if you're commuting locally, you may transfer to the CTrail Hartford Line. Greyhound and Peter Pan provide bus services to the area as well, with connections across New England. Since the station operates with so many carriers, the waiting area has plenty of space and seating, ticket kiosks, and plenty of snack options like Dunkin Donuts and Subway.

All train stations in Springfield:

  • Union Station Transportation Center

Where is the train station in New Haven?

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Main arrival station: Union Station

Union Station in New Haven is Connecticut’s most important transportation hub and is also one of the busiest stations in Amtrak’s national rail network. The station serves interstate Amtrak passenger trains that run along the Northeast Corridor between Washington, DC and Boston. Additionally, there are several commuter rail services operated by Amtrak, MTA and CTrail that connect New Haven to the likes of New York and Hartford. Union Station also accommodates CTtransit’s local buses services as well as intercity bus travel from carriers including Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines. In addition, a free shuttle service is available from Union Station to New Haven Green in the city’s modern downtown.

All train stations in New Haven:

  • Union Station

  • State Street Station

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