Effective Mon. July 18th – Fri. September 9th, 2022
Substitute bus service will replace most weekday Amtrak and CTrail Hartford Line trains during this period due to planned construction at Hartford Union Station.
The cancelled trains will be replaced by both express and local substitute bus service on this corridor.
Weekend Hartford Line trains as well as Amtrak’s Northeast Regional and Vermonter trains (on all days) will operate as normal.
Further information, including a special schedule, can be found on the Hartford Line website.
Want to get to MGM Springfield without the drive? Take the train!
From the south you can take a Hartford Line train from New Haven, Wallingford, Meriden, Berlin, Hartford, Windsor, or Windsor Locks.
Easy connections are also available between the Hartford Line and Metro-North’s New Haven Line, as well as CTDOT’s Shore Line East service, at New Haven Union Station.
Additional direct service is detailed below.
Passenger rail service to Springfield
Hartford Line [information/schedule]
• New Haven – Hartford – Springfield
Operated by Amtrak and CTrail
Amtrak’s Lake Shore Limited
• Boston – Springfield – Pittsfield – Buffalo – Chicago
Northeast Regional service
• Washington DC – New York – Springfield
• Virginia – Washington DC – New York – Springfield
• Greenfield – Springfield – Hartford – New Haven
• Vermont – Springfield – New York – Washington
Hartford – Springfield | $6.00
Berlin – Springfield | $8.00
Meriden – Springfield | $9.25
Wallingford – Springfield | $10.25
New Haven – Springfield | $12.75
New York City (Grand Central) – Springfield off-peak | $30.50
New York City (Grand Central) – Springfield peak | $36.25
– senior citizens (65 and older) and people with disabilities
Hartford – Springfield | $3.00
Berlin – Springfield | $4.00
Meriden – Springfield | $4.50
Wallingford – Springfield | $5.00
New Haven – Springfield | $6.25
New York City (Grand Central) – Springfield | $18.00
Tickets & Fares | Hartford Line
Sample Parking Costs at Stations on the Hartford Line
Berlin, Meriden and Wallingford | $2/day (Free on the weekend)
Hartford (Spruce Street Parking Lot) | $15/daily maximum
New Haven (Union Station Garage) | $18/daily maximum
Windsor and Windsor Locks | Free
Let Google Maps Show you the way to MGM
Click on one of the links below to view the options for travel to Springfield by train from
These links will take you to transit information on the Google Maps site. You will need to select the appropriate departure time/date. You may also wish to change the starting point or destination.
Note | Keep in mind that the Hartford Line service also includes all Amtrak trains between New Haven, Hartford and Springfield. The only train that is not part of the Hartford Line service is Amtrak’s Vermonter.
When you arrive in Springfield
Proceed down the stairs.
To the Right
is the exit to Lyman Street. (if you are walking to MGM)
To the Left
is the passageway to the main waiting room, bus terminal, and restrooms.
Now the options . . .
1. You can Walk
Walking between Union Station and MGM takes about 13 minutes. Just walk over to Main Street and turn left (which is south). You can’t miss the casino, which will be on your right.
Note | the street address listed (1110 Main Street) is the approximate location of the nearest pedestrian entrance to MGM.
2. You can take a local PVTA bus
The current schedule is available on this link to Google Maps
Union Station ⇒ MGM Springfield (Main/Howard stop)
The PVTA operates frequent service between Union Station and MGM’s location on Main Street. The service operates between about 5 am and 10:30 pm daily.
The one-way fare adult is $1.50 or $0.75 if you are over 60 years of age.
3. You can take a Taxi or Rideshare service
The taxi stand at the station is located outside the Lyman Street entrance to the station.
A listing of services can be found on the link below.
Taxi and Rideshare Services | Trains In The Valley
4. You can use the ValleyBike Share service
ValleyBike Share’s dock at Union Station is located near bus berth 15, on the north side of the station complex.
With your bike you can simply drive to the MGM Springfield bike dock, which is located on the MGM property, in Armory Square. The ride should take about 5 minutes.
Here are the directions, if you need them
Union Station to MGM Springfield by bike | Google Maps
Hartford Line (Official website)
Amtrak (Official website)
MGM Springfield (Official website)
Page last updated: July 7, 2022
Page last reviewed : June 28, 2022