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Springfield - Windsor Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 8 daily train trips between Springfield and Windsor. The average train journey from Springfield to Windsor takes 28 minutes, but some Amtrak train trips are as short as 23 minutes.

Distance17 mi (28 km)
Fastest train0h 23m
Lowest price$6.00
Trains per day8
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Springfield to Windsor

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Michael

February 22, 2022- Solo travel

Amtrak

Pros: Quick tip n staff were helpful everything went well. Cons: ...mayb notification in advance tht train leaves from one side of tracks...I need up following signs 4 train n ended up on wrong side.

5.0

Meirav

September 19, 2019- Solo travel

Amtrak

Pros: Fast train. Cons: Announce the stations. Tips: Follow the stations.

Price trends for trains from Springfield to Windsor

Monthly average prices

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Which train should you take from Springfield to Windsor?

2 train services operate from Springfield to Windsor. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 6 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak60h 27m$6.00
Amtrak Northeast Regional20h 30m$6.00
  • 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 Windsor every day, as well as 5 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $6.

  • 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 2 daily train trips from Springfield to Windsor, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are some trains that travel the entire distance from Springfield to Windsor. However, in some cases you will have to take a bus for part of your journey in addition to taking the train.
The distance between Springfield and Windsor is approximately 17 miles, or 28 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 23 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Windsor.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Springfield to Windsor on Wednesday. Tickets for Wednesday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Sunday. Sunday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Springfield at 4:00am 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.

There are 8 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Springfield to Windsor.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Windsor 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.

Windsor

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Outside of Hartford is Windsor, a charming Connecticut town that is known as the state's first English settlement. Due to this, the city has several historical sites and antique museums, like the Windsor Historical Society, The New England Air Museum, and Oliver Ellsworth Homestead, with pieces dating back to the 1700s. Outdoor enthusiasts will be pleased with the town's many parks and green spaces, from Northwest Park to the Windsor Center River Trail.

Visit Windsor just after a snowfall with your snowshoes or cross-country skis, and explore the beautiful Northwest Park. Hartford is only six minutes by train from Windsor, offering a weekend of fun and nightlife. Beer lovers can visit the iconic Back East Brewery and Thomas Hooker Brewery, while the Northwest Park Country Fair features competitions, live music, auctions, performances, and more. If you enjoy golf, check out the Keney Park Golf Course, dating back to 1927.

Windsor offers great transport links to and from other cities, especially when you're moving by train. Over 100 cities have train links through Amtrak, while a few buses also serve the town. Within Windsor, the CT-transit Hartford provides local bus service.

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 Windsor?

Main arrival station: 41 Central St

Windsor has one train station.

All train stations in Windsor:

  • 41 Central St

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