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There are 8 ways to get from Houston to Springfield by plane, train, night bus, bus 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 Houston Hobby Apt to Springfield  •  7h 21m

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

$223 - $1,103

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  21h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Houston Amtrak Station to Longview Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the train from Longview Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station Texas Eagle

$95 - $270

6 alternative options

Fly Houston to Springfield  •  7h 21m

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

$193 - $905

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to St. Louis, train  •  7h 16m

  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 Station

$203 - $819

Fly Houston to St. Louis, train  •  7h 30m

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

$203 - $671

Night bus, train  •  20h 55m

  1. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to Longview, Tx 6492
  2. Take the train from Longview Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station Texas Eagle

$120 - $329

Bus, train via Houston, Tx  •  21h 15m

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

$121 - $332

Drive  •  16h

  1. Drive from Houston to Springfield 970.1 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Springfield is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 16h.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Springfield is to fly and train which costs $200 - $850 and takes 7h 16m.

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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 night bus and train which takes 20h 55m and costs $120 - $330.

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It takes approximately 7h 21m to get from Houston to Springfield, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Springfield Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 14m and has one stopover.

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

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American Airlines offers flights from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Springfield Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is to line 040 bus which takes 51m and costs $2.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Springfield.
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  • Distance: 769.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 21m

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

American Airlines flies from Houston to Springfield 4 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Tulsa, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Austin, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Birmingham, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Jackson/Vicksburg, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Springfield via New Orleans, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Oklahoma City, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Little Rock, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Fayetteville, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Covington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to St. Louis via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to St. Louis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Houston to St. Louis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
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
Train from Longview Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Houston, Tx to Longview, Tx
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
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 Houston Amtrak Station to Longview Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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