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There are 8 ways to get from Fort Wayne to Springfield Station by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL Columbus / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station Lincoln Service / ...

$60 - $146

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Bus, train via Elkhart, IN  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN
  2. Take the train from Elkhart Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station

$92 - $189

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Peoria, IL
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Peoria Citylink Tranist to Springfield, IL

Bus, train via Joliet  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL Columbus-Chicago
  2. Take the train from Joliet Gateway Center to Springfield Amtrak Station Lincoln Service / ...

$64 - $131

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Fort Wayne to Springfield Station 328.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Springfield  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Springfield (SPI) FWA - SPI

$280 - $1,247

Fly to Peoria, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Peoria (PIA) FWA - PIA
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Peoria Citylink Tranist to Springfield, IL

Fly to Bloomington, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Bloomington (BMI) FWA - BMI
  2. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station to Springfield Amtrak Station

$284 - $1,296

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Wayne to Springfield Station is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Wayne to Springfield Station is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Wayne to Springfield Station. However, there are services departing from Coldwater Rd. at Wal-Mart Entrance and arriving at Springfield, IL via Fort Wayne, IN, Indianapolis, IN and Peoria Citylink Tranist. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 36 min.

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The distance between Fort Wayne and Springfield Station is 256 miles. The road distance is 328.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Springfield Station without a car is to bus and train which takes 9 h 59 min and costs $60 - $150.

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It takes approximately 9 h 59 min to get from Fort Wayne to Springfield Station, including transfers.

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Fort Wayne to Springfield Station bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Fort Wayne, IN station.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Springfield Station is to bus and Amtrak Thruway which takes 11 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $280 - $1,300 and takes 7 h.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Wayne Airport to Springfield Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 44 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Fort Wayne to Springfield Station.
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  • Distance: 256.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 59 min

What companies run services between Fort Wayne, IN, USA and Springfield Station, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Fort Wayne to Springfield Station via Fort Wayne, IN, Indianapolis, IN, Peoria Citylink Tranist, and Springfield, IL in around 11 h 36 min. Alternatively, Allegiant Air, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Fort Wayne to Springfield Station every 2 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Fort Wayne to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Wayne to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Fort Wayne to Peoria via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Wayne to Peoria via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Wayne to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Wayne to Peoria via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bloomington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Peoria via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Wayne to Peoria via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Wayne to Bloomington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Wayne to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Springfield via Punta Gorda
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
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 Elkhart Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Joliet Gateway Center to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
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
1 h 7 min
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
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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hoosierride.com
Bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Book at
hoosierride.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com
Burlington Trailways
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
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Wayne to Springfield Station is 328 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to drive from Fort Wayne to Springfield Station.

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Allegiant Air, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Fort Wayne Airport to Springfield Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Springfield Station. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Fort Wayne Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs $35 - $45.

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