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How much are train tickets from Springfield to Rensselaer?

Lowest Price$9.00
Fastest Train2h 37m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Springfield-Rensselaer Train Schedule

Price trends for trains from Springfield to Rensselaer

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15JunJul

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Springfield to Rensselaer 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 Springfield to Rensselaer?

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

How do you find cheap train tickets from Springfield to Rensselaer?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $16.33 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Springfield to Rensselaer. By booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $10.06 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Springfield to Rensselaer?

The distance between Springfield and Rensselaer is approximately 70 miles, or 112 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 37 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 Rensselaer are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Wednesday 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 3:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Springfield to Rensselaer?

Trains leave the station in Springfield twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Rensselaer faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Rensselaer to Springfield. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Springfield to Rensselaer for $27.00.

What train services are there from Springfield to Rensselaer?

2 train services operate from Springfield to Rensselaer. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak17h 15m$77.78
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited12h 37m$10.48

Where is the train station in Springfield?

There is one train station in Springfield:

  • Union Station Transportation Center

Where is the train station in Rensselaer?

Rensselaer has one train station:

  • Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St

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