Public Transportation

Springfield Bus System

The Springfield Mass Transit Transfer Center is located at 11th and Adams.

Exit main entrance at both hotels and head East on Adams.  The transfer center is less than 2 blocks from the entrances.

The two Springfield Mass Transit routes to the Illinois State Fairgrounds are:

  1.  Take bus route #2/North 9th to the Main Gate of the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Bus runs 6:00 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.
  2. Take bus route #1/North 5th to the corner of Sangamon and 5th. This bus runs from 6:00 a.m. – 5:54 p.m.


Cost is $1.25 one way (as of 1/21/2020).
65+ is 60 cents one way (as of 1/21/2020).

Other Options

Don’t forget! You can also use a local taxi service, Uber or Lyft to get around during your stay in Springfield, as well.