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There are 10 ways to get from Seattle to Springfield by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Springfield  •  8h 51m

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

$205 - $855

Cheapest option

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  10h 31m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SEA - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station

$166 - $368

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Fly to St. Louis, train  •  8h 51m

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

$175 - $441

Fly to Peoria, Amtrak Thruway  •  10h 2m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Peoria (PIA) SEA - PIA
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Peoria Citylink Tranist to Springfield, IL

Fly to Bloomington, train  •  11h 6m

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

$189 - $704

Fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  10h 35m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) SEA - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station

$216 - $397

Fly to Decatur, taxi  •  8h 22m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Decatur (DEC) SEA - DEC
  2. Take a taxi from Decatur to Springfield

$303 - $953

Train  •  2 days 1h

  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 Station Lincoln Service / ...

$293 - $836

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Portland, Or
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Peoria, IL
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Peoria Citylink Tranist to Springfield, IL

Drive  •  33h 11m

  1. Drive from Seattle to Springfield 2164.8 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Springfield is to fly and train which costs $160 - $370 and takes 10h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Springfield is to fly and taxi which costs $300 - $1,000 and takes 8h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Springfield. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Springfield, IL via Portland, Or, Denver, CO and Peoria Citylink Tranist. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7h.

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

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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 1h and costs $290 - $850.

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It takes approximately 8h 51m 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 8h 51m and costs $200 - $900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $290 - $850 and takes 2 days 1h, you could also bus and Amtrak Thruway, which costs and takes 2 days 7h.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Springfield.
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  • Distance: 1714.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 51m

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 1h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to St. Louis via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to St. Louis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Peoria via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Peoria via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Bloomington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Seattle to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Seattle to St. Louis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Peoria via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Peoria via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Peoria via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Bloomington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Bloomington via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 1m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Springfield via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Springfield via Vancouver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Seattle to St. Louis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Seattle to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Peoria via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Seattle to Decatur via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Decatur via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Decatur via Minneapolis, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Decatur via Dallas/Ft.Worth, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Decatur via Minneapolis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Decatur via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Decatur via Denver, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Decatur via San Jose, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Decatur via Chicago Midway, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Decatur via Chicago O'Hare, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Seattle to St. Louis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Chicago Midway via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Seattle to Bloomington via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Seattle to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
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 Uptown Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
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 Chicago Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Business Seat
$35 - $50
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45h 15m
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
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Peoria Citylink Tranist to Springfield, IL
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Other operators
Taxi from Decatur to Springfield
Ave. Duration
50m
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Springfield Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 4m 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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Springfield is 2h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 3:52 AM in Seattle and 5:52 AM 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 33h 11m to drive from Seattle to Springfield.

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Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Springfield Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Springfield. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 31m and costs $2 - $4.

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