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There are 9 ways to get from Aurora to Springfield Station by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station Bnsf
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station Lincoln Service / ...

$47 - $104

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Bus, train  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Branding Ln & Finley Rd to Joliet Union Station 834
  2. Take the train from Joliet Gateway Center to Springfield Amtrak Station Lincoln Service / ...

$37 - $87

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Oakbrook Mall to Peoria Southbound
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Peoria Citylink Tranist to Springfield, IL 5521

Drive  •  3h 4m

  1. Drive from Aurora to Springfield Station 180 miles

$17 - $26

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Springfield  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Springfield (SPI) ORD - SPI

$96 - $356

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Decatur, taxi  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Decatur (DEC) ORD - DEC
  3. Take a taxi from Decatur to Springfield Station

$179 - $229

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Peoria, Amtrak Thruway  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Peoria (PIA) ORD - PIA
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Peoria Citylink Tranist to Springfield, IL

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Bloomington, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Bloomington (BMI) ORD - BMI
  3. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station to Springfield Amtrak Station

$130 - $535

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to St. Louis, train  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to St. Louis (STL) MDW - STL
  3. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Springfield Amtrak Station

$161 - $381

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aurora to Springfield Station is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Aurora to Springfield Station is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aurora to Springfield Station. However, there are services departing from New York St & Broadway and arriving at Springfield, IL via Naperville Metra, Yorktown Center, Oakbrook Mall and Peoria Citylink Tranist. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aurora to Springfield Station station. However, there are services departing from Aurora and arriving at Springfield Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 15m.

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The distance between Aurora and Springfield Station is 153 miles. The road distance is 180 miles.

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The best way to get from Aurora to Springfield Station without a car is to train which takes 5h 15m and costs $45 - $110.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Aurora to Springfield Station, including transfers.

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Aurora to Springfield Station bus services, operated by Peoria Charter Coach Company, depart from Oakbrook Mall station.

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Aurora to Springfield Station train services, operated by Metra, depart from Aurora station.

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The best way to get from Aurora to Springfield Station is to train which takes 5h 15m and costs $45 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus and Amtrak Thruway, which costs and takes 8h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Aurora to Springfield Station.
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  • Distance: 153.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 15m

What companies run services between Aurora, IL, USA and Springfield Station, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Aurora to Springfield Station via Chicago Union Station in around 5h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aurora to Springfield Station via Naperville Metra, Yorktown Center, Oakbrook Mall, Peoria Citylink Tranist, and Springfield, IL in around 8h 36m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Decatur
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
metrarail.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Joliet Gateway Center to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
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
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Branding Ln & Finley Rd to Joliet Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Oakbrook Mall to Peoria
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Peoria Citylink Tranist to Springfield, IL
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Decatur to Springfield Station
Ave. Duration
51m
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Springfield Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 4m.

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Aurora to Springfield Station bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Springfield, IL station.

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Aurora to Springfield Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Springfield Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aurora to Springfield Station is 180 miles. It takes approximately 3h 4m to drive from Aurora to Springfield Station.

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United Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Springfield Airport.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Springfield Station. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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