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Getting to Springfield
Getting here is easy. By car, you'll find us on Interstate 55 (a.k.a. Route 66 for nostalgia lovers), just 200 miles from Chicago, and 100 miles from St. Louis. By plane, Springfield's Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport is linked with international gateway airports from Chicago O'Hare and Dallas, Ft. Worth for daily flights. And, by train, Amtrak offers daily stops in Springfield between both Chicago and St. Louis. Greyhound Bus Lines also serves the Springfield area.
Interstate Route Map
- Diagram of the major interstate routes leading to Springfield.
- Follow this direct link to a map of Springfield, Illinois.
Getting Around Springfield
Thanks to public transportation, you an get around Springfield with ease. Many of the Lincoln sites are within walking distance from the Amtrak station located in the heart of downtown. Rail service and rental cars are available to take you beyond Springfield to destinations throughout Illinois.
Useful Links and Maps for Springfield and Illinois to start planning your visit:
Sites & Hotel/Motel Map
"Here I Have Lived" Exhibits
Easy Access Springfied
- A guide to Springfield for all ages and abilities
Springfield Mass Transit Buses
- Site includes schedules and fee information
SMTD: Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials Express (Tuesday Evenings: June-August)
Charter & Group Travel Services
Need a charter or need to arrange transporation for a group? For specific information on chartering, please call the following:
Cavallo Bus Lines, Inc.