How to travel from Chicago to Springfield, IL

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Travel Information to Springfield, IL from Chicago

distanceDistance175 miles (282 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $260
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $25 (€22) • 3 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $260 (€233) • 1 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, air wisconsin or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 175 miles (282 km) to Springfield, IL from Chicago. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 1 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greyhound, air wisconsin or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chicago to Springfield, IL.

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There are 3 travel options from Chicago to Springfield, IL: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Springfield, IL is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $25 (€22) compared to other travel options to Springfield, IL:

Taking a train is about $25 (€22) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $50 (€45) for this trip.

A train is $235 (€211) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Chicago to Springfield, IL costing on average $260 (€233).

The quickest way to travel from Chicago to Springfield, IL is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 1 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 35 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 5 min   on average.

The distance from Chicago to Springfield, IL is approximately 175 miles (282 km).

The average frequency per day from Chicago to Springfield, IL is:

  • 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Chicago to Springfield, IL as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Chicago to Springfield, IL:

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Chicago to Springfield, IL:

    • You can travel by bus from Chicago to Springfield, IL with Greyhound, and you can find Greyhound Chicago to Springfield, IL tickets for $50 (€45) on Omio.
    • You can travel by plane to Springfield, IL from Chicago with air wisconsin, and you can find air wisconsin Chicago to Springfield, IL tickets for $260 (€233) on Omio.
    • You can travel by train to Springfield, IL from Chicago with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Chicago to Springfield, IL tickets for $25 (€22) on Omio.
    Many of our customers traveling from Chicago to Springfield, IL don't make Springfield, IL their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Springfield, IL are Dallas, TX, Nashville, TN or Düsseldorf, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Springfield, IL to any of these top destinations today!

    Before traveling from Chicago to Springfield, IL, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $50 (€45) one way.
    • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $260 (€233) one way on average.
    • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $25 (€22) one way.

    But we recommend booking Chicago to Springfield, IL tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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