There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles to Springfield by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Los Angeles  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Springfield (SGF) LAX - SGF

$242 - $928

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Bus  •  39 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Springfield, Mo 1360 / ...

$164 - $398

3 alternative options

Fly from Burbank  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Springfield (SGF) BUR - SGF

$271 - $1,127

Train, bus  •  39 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak Southwest Chief
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Springfield, MO 121

$278 - $741

Drive  •  24 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Springfield 1621.1 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Springfield is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 24 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Springfield is to fly which costs $240 - $950 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Springfield is 1422 miles. The road distance is 1621.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Springfield without a car is to bus which takes 39 h 7 min and costs $160 - $400.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Los Angeles to Springfield, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Springfield is to fly which takes 4 h 53 min and costs $240 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $400 and takes 39 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Springfield Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 11 min.

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Springfield is 2 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 3:59 PM in Los Angeles and 5:59 PM in Springfield.

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Springfield is 1621 miles. It takes approximately 24 h 44 min to drive from Los Angeles to Springfield.

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Allegiant Air, Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Springfield Airport.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Springfield.
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  • Distance: 1421.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Springfield, MO, USA?

Allegiant Air, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Springfield hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles to Springfield every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $150 - $390 and the journey takes 39 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Flights from Burbank to Springfield via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Springfield via Phoenix, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Springfield via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Springfield via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Flights from Burbank to Springfield via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Springfield via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Springfield
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Springfield via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
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 Los Angeles, Ca to Springfield, Mo
Ave. Duration
39 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$150 - $250
Flexible
$290 - $390
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Springfield, MO
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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jeffersonlines.com

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There are 56+ hotels available in Springfield. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs $6 - $8.

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