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

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

Recommended option

Train, bus, taxi  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Springfield, Mo
  3. Take a taxi from Springfield, Mo to Branson

$137 - $240

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Branson / Hollister, MO 121

$115 - $212

4 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Springfield to Branson 351.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Springfield, taxi  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Springfield (SPI) to Springfield (SGF) SPI - SGF
  2. Take a taxi from Springfield to Branson

$454 - $1,837

Fly to Fayetteville, drive  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Springfield (SPI) to Fayetteville (XNA) SPI - XNA
  2. Drive from Fayetteville to Branson

$403 - $1,732

Fly to Branson  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Springfield (SPI) to Branson (BKG) SPI - BKG

$325 - $1,243

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Springfield to Branson is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Springfield to Branson is to fly and taxi which takes 5 h 37 min and costs $450 - $1,900.

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The distance between Springfield and Branson is 470 km. The road distance is 562 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 7 min to get from Springfield to Branson, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Springfield, IL, USA and Branson, MO, USA?

United Airlines, Silver Airways and two other airlines fly from Springfield to Branson every 4 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Springfield to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Springfield to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
Flights from Springfield to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Springfield to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Springfield to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Springfield to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Springfield to Branson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Springfield to Branson via Dallas/Ft.Worth, New Orleans
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Springfield to Branson via Chicago O'Hare, New Orleans
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Springfield to Branson via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Springfield to Branson via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Springfield to Branson via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Denver
Ave. Duration
11 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Springfield Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Springfield, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Branson / Hollister, MO
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Other operators
Taxi from Springfield, Mo to Branson
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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