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There are 5 ways to get from Memphis to Springfield by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Memphis, TN to St. Louis
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Springfield Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$57 - $104

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Train  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Memphis Central Station to Chicago Union Station City Of New Orleans
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$118 - $307

Night bus, train  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the night bus from Memphis, Tn to St Louis, Mo 1143
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Springfield Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$64 - $146

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Memphis to Springfield 382.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Memphis (MEM) to Springfield (SPI) MEM - SPI

$206 - $969

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The cheapest way to get from Memphis to Springfield is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Memphis to Springfield is to fly which costs $200 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Memphis station to Springfield. However, there are services departing from Memphis Central Station and arriving at Springfield Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 56 min.

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The distance between Memphis and Springfield is 324 miles. The road distance is 382.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Memphis to Springfield without a car is to bus and train which takes 8 h 24 min and costs $55 - $110.

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It takes approximately 8 h 24 min to get from Memphis to Springfield, including transfers.

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Memphis to Springfield train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Memphis Central Station.

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The best way to get from Memphis to Springfield is to train which takes 14 h 56 min and costs $110 - $310. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $200 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Memphis Airport to Springfield Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 3 min and has one stopover.

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Memphis to Springfield train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Springfield Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Memphis to Springfield.
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  • Distance: 324.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 24 min

What companies run services between Memphis, TN, USA and Springfield, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Memphis to Springfield via Chicago Union Station in around 14 h 56 min. Alternatively, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Memphis to Springfield every 3 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Memphis to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Memphis to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
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 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 Memphis Central Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Chicago Union Station to Springfield Amtrak
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
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
Night bus from Memphis, Tn to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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Yes, the driving distance between Memphis to Springfield is 383 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to drive from Memphis to Springfield.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Memphis Airport to Springfield Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Springfield. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Memphis to Memphis Airport is to line 280 bus which takes 23 min and costs $2.

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