Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL train

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Cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Amtrak
07:10PM3h06
Union Station, Chicago, IL
10:16PMSpringfield Station, Springfield, IL
$491One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Amtrak
07:15AM2h55
Union Station, Chicago, IL
10:10AMSpringfield Station, Springfield, IL
$491One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
Amtrak
05:20PM3h05
Union Station, Chicago, IL
08:25PMSpringfield Station, Springfield, IL
$591One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
09:50AM3h03
Union Station, Chicago, IL
12:53PMSpringfield Station, Springfield, IL
$711One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
01:52PM3h16
Union Station, Chicago, IL
05:08PMSpringfield Station, Springfield, IL
$3641One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 19
Amtrak
07:15AM2h55
Union Station, Chicago, IL
10:10AMSpringfield Station, Springfield, IL
0 transfers
Amtrak
09:50AM3h03
Union Station, Chicago, IL
12:53PMSpringfield Station, Springfield, IL
0 transfers
Amtrak
01:52PM3h16
Union Station, Chicago, IL
05:08PMSpringfield Station, Springfield, IL
0 transfers
Amtrak
05:20PM3h05
Union Station, Chicago, IL
08:25PMSpringfield Station, Springfield, IL
0 transfers
Amtrak
07:10PM3h06
Union Station, Chicago, IL
10:16PMSpringfield Station, Springfield, IL
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Fastest Journey

2 h 55 m

Average

3 h 5 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

283 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Chicago, IL for Springfield, IL every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Amtrak
07:15AM2h55
Union Station, Chicago, IL
10:10AMSpringfield Station, Springfield, IL
$491One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
Amtrak
09:50AM3h03
Union Station, Chicago, IL
12:53PMSpringfield Station, Springfield, IL
$711One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
05:20PM3h05
Union Station, Chicago, IL
08:25PMSpringfield Station, Springfield, IL
$591One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
07:10PM3h06
Union Station, Chicago, IL
10:16PMSpringfield Station, Springfield, IL
$491One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
01:52PM3h16
Union Station, Chicago, IL
05:08PMSpringfield Station, Springfield, IL
$3641One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL

distanceDistance175 miles (282 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 55 min
priceCheapest ticket price$27 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak
Cheapest travel modetrain
Cheapest train ticket $27 (€23)

Trains from Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL run on average 5 times per day, taking around 3h 5m for the 283 km journey. Cheap train tickets for this journey start at $27 (€23) but you can travel from only $27 (€23) by train.

Train companies: Amtrak from Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL trains

Travel to Springfield, IL from Chicago, IL from $27 (€23) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey between Chicago, IL and Springfield, IL.

Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 55 min
  • Cheapest Price: $27
  • Amtrak frequency: 4 a day

FAQs: Trains from Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL

FAQs: Travel by train from Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL can start from as little as $27 (€23) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL is $40 (€35); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL is 2 h 55 min   to travel the 175 mile (282 km) long trip, with around there are 4 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL leaves at 12: 15 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL leaves at 10: 20 PM.
Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day from Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL with Amtrak. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Springfield, IL from Chicago, IL to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 20 PM.
A trip to Springfield, IL from Chicago, IL is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 55 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL is November.
You have options as you can travel from Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL 2 different ways: train or bus.

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