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There are 8 ways to get from Tampa to Springfield by plane, train, bus 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 Tampa to Springfield  •  8h 43m

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Springfield (SPI) TPA - SPI

$194 - $854

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  28h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Springfield Amtrak Station

$144 - $354

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Fly Tampa to St. Louis, train  •  7h 34m

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

$174 - $1,170

Bus to Punta Gorda, fly to Springfield  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, FL to Punta Gorda, FL
  2. Fly from Punta Gorda (PGD) to Springfield (SPI) PGD - SPI

$264 - $562

Train to Orlando, fly to St. Louis, train  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the train from Tampa Union Station to Kissimmee Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to St. Louis (STL) MCO - STL
  3. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Springfield Amtrak Station

$152 - $546

Bus, train via Atlanta, GA  •  25h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, FL to Atlanta, GA
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Springfield Amtrak Station

$248 - $369

Train  •  44h 12m

  1. Take the train from Tampa Union Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station

$277 - $798

Drive  •  17h 53m

  1. Drive from Tampa to Springfield 1089.5 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Tampa to Springfield is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 17h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Tampa to Springfield is to bus and fly which costs $260 - $600 and takes 6h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tampa station to Springfield station. However, there are services departing from Tampa Union Station and arriving at Springfield Amtrak Station via Washington Union Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44h 12m.

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The distance between Tampa and Springfield is 921 miles. The road distance is 1089.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Springfield without a car is to bus and train which takes 25h 2m and costs $240 - $370.

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It takes approximately 8h 43m to get from Tampa to Springfield, including transfers.

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Tampa to Springfield train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Tampa Union Station.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Springfield is to fly which takes 8h 43m and costs $190 - $900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $270 - $800 and takes 44h 12m.

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There is no direct flight from Tampa Airport to Springfield Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 44m and has one stopover.

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Springfield is 1h behind Tampa. It is currently 12:15 AM in Tampa and 11:15 PM in Springfield.

Map of how to get from Tampa to Springfield.
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  • Distance: 921.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 43m

What companies run services between Tampa, FL, USA and Springfield, IL, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Sun Country Airlines fly from Tampa to Springfield every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tampa to Springfield via Washington Union Station and Chicago Union Station in around 44h 12m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tampa to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,700
Flights from Tampa to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,700
Flights from Tampa to St. Louis via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,700
Flights from Tampa to St. Louis via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,700
Flights from Orlando to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,200
Flights from Orlando to St. Louis via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,200
Flights from Orlando to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tampa to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,500
Flights from Orlando to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Orlando to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Tampa to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Tampa to Springfield via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Tampa to Springfield via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 19m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tampa to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Tampa to St. Louis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $2,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Orlando to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Tampa to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Punta Gorda to Springfield
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
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
+1 215-856-7924
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 Tampa Union Station to Kissimmee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Tampa Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
21h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
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
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Tampa, FL to Punta Gorda, FL
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Tampa, FL to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.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 Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220

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Tampa to Springfield train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Springfield Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tampa to Springfield is 1090 miles. It takes approximately 17h 53m to drive from Tampa to Springfield.

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

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There are 36+ hotels available in Springfield. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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