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There are 4 ways to get from Newark to Springfield by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the train from Newark to Springfield Northeast Regional

$50 - $100

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Bus via Springfield Mgm Casino  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Springfield Mgm Casino "Greyhound"

$22 - $34

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Springfield, MA Peter Pan

$27 - $53

Drive  •  2h 47m

  1. Drive from Newark to Springfield 147.6 miles

$14 - $21

Newark to Springfield by trains

The train journey time between Newark and Springfield is around 4h 17m and covers a distance of around 147 miles. The fastest train normally takes 3h 56m. Services are operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional. Typically nine trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 17m
Fastest train time:
3h 56m
Trains per week:
9
Cheapest price:
$50
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:28
Last train departs at:
20:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newark to Springfield train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Springfield is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Springfield is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Springfield station. However, there are services departing from Bus Lanes and arriving at Union Station, Springfield, MA via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark and arriving at Springfield. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 8m.

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The distance between Newark and Springfield is 126 miles. The road distance is 147.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Springfield without a car is to train which takes 4h 8m and costs $50 - $100.

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The train from Newark to Springfield takes 4h 8m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Newark to Springfield bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY station.

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Newark to Springfield train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Newark station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Springfield is to train which takes 4h 8m and costs $50 - $100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $55 and takes 4h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Springfield.
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  • Distance: 125.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 8m

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Springfield, MA, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Newark to Springfield once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $100 and the journey takes 4h 8m. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Springfield, MA 3 times a day. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 3h 5m.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark to Springfield
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$80 - $150
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
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 New York to Springfield Mgm Casino
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60

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Newark to Springfield bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Union Station, Springfield, MA.

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Newark to Springfield train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Springfield station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Springfield is 148 miles. It takes approximately 2h 47m to drive from Newark to Springfield.

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