There are 6 ways to get from Houston to Springfield by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly Houston to Springfield  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Springfield (SPI) IAH - SPI

$205 - $920

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Longview, Tx 6440
  2. Take the train from Longview Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak Texas Eagle

$121 - $332

4 alternative options

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Springfield  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Springfield (SPI) HOU - SPI

$235 - $1,118

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to St. Louis, train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to St. Louis (STL) HOU - STL
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Springfield Amtrak

$203 - $819

Fly Houston to St. Louis, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to St. Louis (STL) IAH - STL
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Springfield Amtrak

$203 - $671

Drive  •  16 h

  1. Drive from Houston to Springfield 970.1 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The distance between Houston and Springfield is 770 miles. The road distance is 970.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Springfield without a car is to bus and train which takes 21 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Houston to Springfield, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Houston Airport to Springfield Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 24 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Springfield is 970 miles. It takes approximately 16 h to drive from Houston to Springfield.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Houston 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 Houston to Houston Airport is to line 102 bus which takes 50 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Houston to Springfield.
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  • Distance: 769.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Houston to Springfield hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Springfield via New Orleans, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Little Rock, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Tulsa, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Oklahoma City, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Louisville, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Nashville, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Fayetteville, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Indianapolis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Springfield, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to St. Louis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to St. Louis via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to St. Louis via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to St. Louis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
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 St. Louis Gateway Station 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 Longview Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Bus operators
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 Houston, Tx to Longview, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65

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