There are 6 ways to get from Seattle to Springfield by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Springfield  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Springfield (SPI) SEA - SPI

$227 - $921

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Fly to St. Louis, train  •  8 h 59 min

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

$175 - $442

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Fly to Bloomington, train  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Bloomington (BMI) SEA - BMI
  2. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak

$189 - $705

Train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$293 - $836

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Stanfield
  2. Take the bus from Stanfield to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Galesburg, IL
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Galesburg, IL to Springfield, IL

Drive  •  33 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Springfield 2164.8 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Springfield. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Springfield, IL via Stanfield, Denver, CO and Galesburg, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Seattle station to Springfield. However, there are services departing from Seattle King Street Station and arriving at Springfield Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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The distance between Seattle and Springfield is 1715 miles. The road distance is 2164.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Springfield without a car is to train which takes 2 days 1 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to get from Seattle to Springfield, including transfers.

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Seattle to Springfield bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Seattle, Wa station.

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Seattle to Springfield train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Springfield is to fly which takes 7 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 1 h, you could also bus and Amtrak Thruway, which costs and takes 2 days 6 h.

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Springfield Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 3 min and has one stopover.

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Seattle to Springfield bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Springfield, IL station.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Springfield.
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  • Distance: 1714.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 44 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Springfield, IL, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Seattle to Springfield hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seattle to Springfield via Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 1 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to St. Louis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to St. Louis via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Bloomington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Bloomington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Springfield via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Seattle to St. Louis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Bloomington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Seattle to St. Louis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Seattle to St. Louis via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Seattle to Bloomington via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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 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 Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Business Seat
$35 - $50
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 Seattle, Wa to Stanfield
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Stanfield to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
25 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $280
Burlington Trailways
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Galesburg, IL to Springfield, IL
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Springfield is 2 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 9:22 PM in Seattle and 11:22 PM in Springfield.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Springfield is 2165 miles. It takes approximately 33 h 11 min to drive from Seattle to Springfield.

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

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There are 35+ hotels available in Springfield. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs .

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