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Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.31
Fastest time0h 50m
Trips per day4
bus carriers2
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How much does a bus ticket from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Philadelphia to Wilmington were $14.31.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Philadelphia to Wilmington is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 23 days out, tickets are on average $7.79 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE?

The distance between Philadelphia and Wilmington is approximately 24.76 miles, or 39.84 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around and 58 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 50 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Philadelphia to Wilmington?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE by bus is on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Friday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Philadelphia to Wilmington?

On average there are 4 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE, with an average of 2 trips per day and 60 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Philadelphia to Wilmington. Of the 4 trips there are 4 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE start at $33.95.

2 carriers offer Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE bus trips

BoltBus

Book BoltBus from Philadelphia to Wilmington from $1.31. There are 3 BoltBus schedules from Philadelphia to Wilmington and you can expect on average to pay $15.59 for a BoltBus ticket to Wilmington. In Philadelphia, BoltBus departs to Wilmington from 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd and no other station. In Wilmington, BoltBus arrives at Bus Terminal - 100 French St and no other station.

An average trip on BoltBus from Philadelphia to Wilmington takes 1 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available BoltBus trip will get you to Wilmington in 0 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, BoltBus offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $15.08 for a weekend getaway trip to Wilmington.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Extra legroom
Games
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 0m
Avg. Price
$15.59

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Philadelphia to Wilmington from $13.06. There are 2 Greyhound schedules from Philadelphia to Wilmington and you can expect on average to pay $19.45 for a Greyhound ticket to Wilmington. In Philadelphia, Greyhound departs to Wilmington from Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St and no other station. In Wilmington, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 100 French St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Philadelphia to Wilmington takes 0 hours and 54 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Wilmington in 0 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $21.53 for a weekend getaway trip to Wilmington.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
0h 54m
Avg. Price
$19.45

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Wilmington will depart from these stations in Philadelphia:
  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
  • 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd
Buses from Philadelphia arrive in Wilmington at one main station:
  • Bus Terminal - 100 French St