There are 3 ways to get from Arlington to Springfield by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Springfield (SPI) DFW - SPI

$217 - $906

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Train  •  20 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Dallas Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Texas Eagle

$130 - $344

1 alternative option

Drive  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Arlington to Springfield 750 miles

$70 - $110

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The distance between Arlington and Springfield is 645 miles. The road distance is 750 miles.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Springfield without a car is to train which takes 20 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from Arlington to Springfield, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Springfield is to fly which takes 2 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 20 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Springfield Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arlington to Springfield is 750 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 29 min to drive from Arlington to Springfield.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Springfield Airport.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Springfield. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Arlington to Springfield.
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  • Distance: 644.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

What companies run services between Arlington, TX, USA and Springfield, IL, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Arlington to Springfield 4 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Arlington to Springfield once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $320 and the journey takes 18 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dallas Union Station to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$440 - $650

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