Take the Train to MGM Springfield

Detailed information on how to get to MGM Springfield by train.

Screenshot of mgmspringfield.com | August 2018

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 to Springfield is offer by Amtrak from points along the Northeast Corridor, points north of Springfield (on the route of the Vermonter) or from points east and west of Springfield (on the route of Amtrak’s long distance train, the Lake Shore Limited.)

 

 


Passenger rail service to Springfield

Hartford Line [information/schedule]
• New Haven – Hartford – Springfield
Operated by Amtrak and CTrail

 

Additional Amtrak service [schedule]

Lake Shore Limited
• Boston – Springfield – Pittsfield – Buffalo – Chicago

Northeast Regional
• Washington DC – New York – Springfield
• Virginia – Washington DC – New York – Springfield

Vermonter
• Washington – New York – Springfield – Vermont

 


Sample Fares

One-way

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

 

Discount One-way
– 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

 

Further Information
Tickets & Fares | Hartford Line

Tickets & Schedules | Amtrak

 

Sample Parking Costs at Stations on the Hartford Line

Berlin, Meriden and Wallingford | $2/day (Free on the weekends)

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

Hartford Union StationNew Haven Union Station

Berlin  |  Meriden  |  Wallingford

All other points

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 Shuttle and Northeast Regional 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 you have lots of 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 the Downtown Springfield Loop Bus

This bus – which is free – runs hourly between 10 am and about 9 pm between Wednesday and Sunday. The scheduled travel time to MGM is 10 minutes and the travel time from MGM back to Union Station is 20 minutes.

Note | This Downtown Loop bus boards from Bus Berth 9 at Union Station.

MGM Loop Bus | eff. August 24, 2018

 


3. 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.

 


4. 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

 


5. You can use the ValleyBike Share service

ValleyBike Share dock at Union Station | August 24, 2018

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

 


Further information

Hartford Line (Official website)

Amtrak (Official website)

MGM Springfield (Official website)

 

 

Page last change: September 20, 2018
Page last reviewed : August 27, 2018