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How much are train tickets from Springfield, MA to Columbia, SC?

Lowest Price$138.00
Fastest Train18h 33m
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, $138.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Springfield, MA to Columbia, SC. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Springfield to Columbia?

The distance between Springfield and Columbia is approximately 724 miles, or 1165 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 18 hours and 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 18 hours and 33 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Springfield to Columbia are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Springfield at 7:00am and arrives in Columbia around 18 hours later.

How many trains per day run from Springfield to Columbia?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Columbia to Springfield. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Springfield to Columbia for $255.00.

What train services are there from Springfield to Columbia?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Springfield to Columbia. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak118h 33m$158.50

Where is the train station in Springfield?

There is one train station in Springfield:

  • Union Station Transportation Center

Where is the train station in Columbia?

Columbia has one train station:

  • 850 Pulaski St

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