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

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Train, bus  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the train from Lowell to North Station Lowell Line
  2. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Union Station, Springfield, MA Peter Pan / ...

$24 - $50

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Line 16 bus, line 13 bus, line 352 bus, bus  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the line 16 bus from 16 Boston Rd to Kennedy Center 15 / ...
  2. Take the line 13 bus from Kennedy Center to Chestnut Street Burlington 13
  3. Take the line 352 bus from Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St to State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta 352
  4. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Union Station, Springfield, MA 277 / ...

$19 - $44

2 alternative options

Train  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the train from Lowell to North Station Lowell Line
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Springfield Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited

$38 - $80

Drive  •  1h 38m

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Springfield 93.2 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Springfield is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Springfield is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford to Springfield station. However, there are services departing from 16 Boston Rd and arriving at Union Station, Springfield, MA via Kennedy Center, Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St and South Station, Boston, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 48m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Springfield is 72 miles. The road distance is 93.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Springfield without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 25m and costs $24 - $50.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Chelmsford to Springfield, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Springfield bus services, operated by Lowell Regional Transit Authority, depart from 16 Boston Rd station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Springfield is to train which takes 5h 9m and costs $35 - $80. Alternatively, you can line 16 bus and line 13 bus and line 352 bus and bus, which costs $19 - $45 and takes 5h 48m.

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Chelmsford to Springfield bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Union Station, Springfield, MA.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Springfield is 93 miles. It takes approximately 1h 38m to drive from Chelmsford to Springfield.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Springfield.
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  • Distance: 71.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 25m

What companies run services between Chelmsford, MA, USA and Springfield, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Springfield via Kennedy Center, Lowell, North Station, North Station, Back Bay, and Boston Back Bay Station in around 5h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Springfield via Kennedy Center, Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St, State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta, and South Station, Boston, MA in around 5h 48m.

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Union Station, Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Lowell Regional Transit Authority
Website
lrta.com
Bus from 16 Boston Rd to Kennedy Center
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
lrta.com
Bus from Kennedy Center to Chestnut Street Burlington
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
lrta.com
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St to State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
MBTA

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