Detailed information on how to get to MGM Springfield by train.
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
• Washington DC – New York – Springfield
• Virginia – Washington DC – New York – Springfield
• Washington – New York – Springfield – Vermont
New Amtrak service starting in the summer of 2019
• Greenfield – Holyoke – Springfield – Hartford – New Haven¹
¹ With scheduled connections to Metro-North and other Amtrak service in New Haven
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
Tickets & Schedules | Amtrak
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 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.
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’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 12, 2019
Page last reviewed : August 27, 2018