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Wilmington-Lancaster Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Wilmington to Lancaster bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$146.31
Fastest time17h 13m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Wilmington to Lancaster right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Wilmington to Lancaster?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $146.31 was the low point for bus fares from Wilmington to Lancaster. Buses from Lancaster to Wilmington are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $146.31 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 6 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $1.32 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 17 hours and 48 minutes to cover the 375 miles (604 kilometers) from Wilmington, DE to Lancaster, OH. However, the fastest bus only takes 17 hours and 13 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Wilmington to Lancaster at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Wilmington?

The first bus leaves at 4:00pm and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Wilmington to Lancaster, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Wilmington to Lancaster. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

What bus companies travel from Wilmington to Lancaster?

There is one bus company that operates from Wilmington to Lancaster. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound217h 48m$146.96

Where does the bus leave from in Wilmington?

Most buses depart from the main station in Wilmington, Delaware:

  • Bus Terminal - 100 French St

Where does the bus arrive in Lancaster?

All buses from Wilmington arrive at one main station in Lancaster, Ohio:

  • 4400 Coonpath Rd Carrol

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