There are 4 ways to get from Joliet to Springfield Station by train, car, plane or taxi

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

Train  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Joliet Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$35 - $85

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Joliet to Springfield Station 164.7 miles

$16 - $24

Train, fly to Springfield  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Joliet to LaSalle Street
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Springfield (SPI) ORD - SPI

$103 - $364

Train, fly to Decatur, taxi  •  5 h 23 min

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

$175 - $223

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

Amtrak operates a train from Joliet to Springfield Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 31 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Decatur
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Joliet Union Station to Springfield Amtrak
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
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Joliet to LaSalle Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Other operators
Taxi from Decatur to Springfield Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Joliet and Springfield Station is 233 km. The road distance is 264 km.

The cheapest way to get from Joliet to Springfield Station is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Joliet to Springfield Station is to train which takes 2 h 31 min and costs $35 - $85.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Joliet Union Station and arriving at Springfield Amtrak. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

The train from Joliet Union Station to Springfield Amtrak takes 2 h 31 min including transfers and departs every four hours.