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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Wilmington to New York?

Lowest Price$37.39
Fastest Train1h 34m
Trains Per Day18
Train Lines6

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Wilmington to New York 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 train 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, train 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Wilmington to New York?

In the last month, $64.23 was the average price of a train ticket from Wilmington, DE to New York, NY. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 24 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $85.49 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Wilmington to New York?

The distance between Wilmington and New York is approximately 105 miles, or 169 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 34 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Wilmington to New York are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Wilmington at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Wilmington to New York?

There are 18 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Wilmington to New York.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Wilmington. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Wilmington to New York for $36.06.

Which train should you take from Wilmington to New York?

There are 6 train lines with service from Wilmington, Delaware to New York, New York. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 11 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11h 50m$73.72
Amtrak Acela41h 41m$141.85
Amtrak Carolinian11h 56m$83.69
Amtrak Northeast Regional112h 0m$73.40
Amtrak Palmetto11h 52m$82.05
Amtrak Vermonter11h 53m$76.16

Where is the train station in Wilmington?

There is one train station in Wilmington:

  • Amtrak Station - 100 French St

Where is the train station in New York?

New York has one train station:

  • Penn Station

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Wilmington, DE to New York, NY
Based on 10 ratings and reviews

Based on 10 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 75 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
July 8, 2020Vacation
Smooth ride, and no noise.
I noticed there was no foot rest and I would've enjoyed that.
Yes, If you are in love with trains, like I am please, take the Amtrak trains. You are guaranteed a great ride!!!
February 4, 2020Vacation
Louder and clearer stop announcements
November 10, 2019Couples trip
Easy access
Take the train to nyc
October 25, 2019Vacation
The fact that I did not have to drive myself.
All was good.
August 17, 2019Visiting friends
comfortable, quiet,
essentially the quality of the informations and announcements for the trip and for the tourists as we are...

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