There are 3 ways to get from Springfield to Macomb by bus, train or car

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Amtrak Thruway, train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Springfield, IL to Galesburg, IL 5522
  2. Take the train from Galesburg Amtrak to Macomb Amtrak Carl Sandburg / ...

$23 - $45

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Train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Macomb Amtrak Carl Sandburg / ...

$80 - $194

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Springfield to Macomb 84 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Springfield to Macomb is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Springfield to Macomb is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The distance between Springfield and Macomb is 71 miles. The road distance is 84 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Springfield to Macomb, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Springfield to Macomb. However, there are services departing from Springfield Amtrak and arriving at Macomb Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 2 min.

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The nearest airport to Macomb is Burlington (BRL) Airport which is 32.6 miles away. Other nearby airports include Peoria (PIA) (53.8 miles), Moline (MLI) (69.7 miles), Cedar Rapids (CID) (113 miles) and St. Louis (STL) (120.4 miles).

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Map of how to get from Springfield to Macomb.
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  • Distance: 71.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

What companies run services between Springfield, IL, USA and Macomb, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Springfield to Macomb via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 8 h 2 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Galesburg Amtrak to Macomb Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Springfield Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 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
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Macomb Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
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