There are 4 ways to get from Arlington to Springfield by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 20 min

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

$217 - $906

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  18 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas/Forth Worth - Grand Prairie to St. Louis, MO
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$95 - $174

2 alternative options

Train  •  20 h 5 min

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

$130 - $344

Drive  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Arlington to Springfield 750 miles

$70 - $110

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Arlington to Springfield 3 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Arlington to Springfield twice 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 55 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 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Dallas Union Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice 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
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Forth Worth - Grand Prairie to St. Louis, MO
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Arlington to Springfield?

The distance between Arlington and Springfield is 1031 km. The road distance is 1200 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Arlington to Springfield?

The cheapest way to get from Arlington to Springfield is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 29 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Arlington to Springfield?

The quickest way to get from Arlington to Springfield is to fly which takes 2 h 20 min and costs $210 - $950.

How long does it take to get from Arlington to Springfield?

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