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Arriving in Illinois' State Capital is easy! The land of Lincoln can be reached in any facet, cars, planes, trains, and busses all lead to Springfield.
Travelers from Chicago can follow Interstate 55 (old Route 66) south until arriving in Springfield; the trip is just under 200 miles. St. Louis is even closer at 100 miles and has access via Interstate 70 to 55. Midwestern cities all reach Springfield rather directly, a map proves this testimony with even a quick glance.
Arriving by plane is also a convenient option. The Abraham Lincoln Capital airport links flights from Chicago daily making access available for people of all regions! Trains and busses are also obtainable links to Springfield via Amtrak and Greyhound. For more information and free maps, be sure to visit the Springfield Convention and Visitor's Bureau.
Getting around while in the city is also very easy with trolley, bus, and taxi options, or a bike and your own two feet. For your stay in the city, there are numerous hotels, restaurants, and activities from which to choose; arriving and getting around is the only easy part!