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54 sq.mi. (139.85 sq. km)

Public Transportation

Mass Transit Buses Public buses run from 6am-6pm, Monday through Saturday, except for holidays. For bus schedules and maps, call Springfield Mass Transit, 928 S. 9th St., at 217/522-5531 or visit their web site, see link below.

Springfield Trolley
An old-fashioned, open-air trolley (closed and heated in the winter) with regular stops at the major historic attractions. Tickets sold at several downtown locations. For a list of stops, ticketing locations and days of operation, call 217/789-2360 or 800/545-7300.

(U.S. Census 2000; every 10 years)


Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
See Website link below.

Visitor Center

Capitol Complex Visitors Center

425 S. College St.
Area: Downtown
Phone: (217)524-6620
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30 pm
Closed: Sat/Sunday Closed New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving and day after, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day and Washington Birthday

Central Illinois Tourism Development Office

Located in downtown Springfield, here you’ll find complete tourist information on all of Central Illinois, as well as statewide information.
Springfield Hilton, 700 East Adams
Area: Downtown
Phone: (217)525-7980
Hours: Weekdays: 8:30am-5pm

Note: Downtown Springfield parking meters are free on Saturday and Sunday.



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