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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Baltimore to Wilmington?

Lowest Price$24.04
Fastest Train0h 40m
Trains Per Day16
Train Lines6

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Baltimore to Wilmington 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 Baltimore to Wilmington?

In the last month, $38.57 was the average price of a train ticket from Baltimore, MD to Wilmington, DE. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 16 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $30.55 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Baltimore to Wilmington?

The distance between Baltimore and Wilmington is approximately 65 miles, or 105 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 52 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 40 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Wilmington.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Baltimore to Wilmington 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 Thursday 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 Baltimore at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. 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 Baltimore to Wilmington?

There are 16 scheduled trains on most days. 32 of these are direct connections to Wilmington. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Wilmington to Baltimore. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Baltimore to Wilmington for $6.68.

Which train should you take from Baltimore to Wilmington?

There are 6 train lines with service from Baltimore, Maryland to Wilmington, Delaware. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 10 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10h 55m$41.96
Amtrak Acela40h 48m$79.15
Amtrak Carolinian10h 46m$50.71
Amtrak Northeast Regional100h 55m$29.22
Amtrak Palmetto10h 56m$39.27
Amtrak Vermonter10h 51m$28.93

Amtrak train tickets from Baltimore to Wilmington start from $24, and on average cost $42. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Wilmington. Amtrak in Baltimore leaves from Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St and one other station. And in Wilmington trains arrive at Amtrak Station - 100 French St, From Baltimore to Wilmington train travel on Amtrak takes 0 hours and 55 minutes. If you are looking to get to Wilmington faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 40 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Wilmington.

Amtrak Acela train tickets from Baltimore to Wilmington start from $72, and on average cost $79. Daily there are 4 Amtrak Acela schedules to Wilmington. Amtrak Acela in Baltimore leaves from Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St and one other station. And in Wilmington trains arrive at Amtrak Station - 100 French St, From Baltimore to Wilmington train travel on Amtrak Acela takes 0 hours and 48 minutes. If you are looking to get to Wilmington faster, Amtrak Acela offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 40 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela offers 8 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Wilmington.

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Baltimore to Wilmington start from $24, and on average cost $51. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Wilmington. Amtrak Carolinian in Baltimore leaves from Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St, And in Wilmington trains arrive at Amtrak Station - 100 French St, From Baltimore to Wilmington train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 0 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Wilmington faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Wilmington on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Baltimore.

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Baltimore to Wilmington start from $24, and on average cost $29. Daily there are 10 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Wilmington. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Baltimore leaves from Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St and one other station. And in Wilmington trains arrive at Amtrak Station - 100 French St, From Baltimore to Wilmington train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 0 hours and 55 minutes. If you are looking to get to Wilmington faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 40 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 20 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Wilmington.

Amtrak Palmetto train tickets from Baltimore to Wilmington start from $31, and on average cost $39. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules to Wilmington. Amtrak Palmetto in Baltimore leaves from Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St and one other station. And in Wilmington trains arrive at Amtrak Station - 100 French St, From Baltimore to Wilmington train travel on Amtrak Palmetto takes 0 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Wilmington faster, Amtrak Palmetto offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 40 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Palmetto offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Wilmington.

Amtrak Vermonter train tickets from Baltimore to Wilmington start from $24, and on average cost $29. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Vermonter schedules to Wilmington. Amtrak Vermonter in Baltimore leaves from Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St and one other station. And in Wilmington trains arrive at Amtrak Station - 100 French St, From Baltimore to Wilmington train travel on Amtrak Vermonter takes 0 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Wilmington faster, Amtrak Vermonter offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 40 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Vermonter offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Wilmington.

Where is the train station in Baltimore?

There are two stations in Baltimore where you can board the train to Wilmington:

  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St
  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)

Where is the train station in Wilmington?

Wilmington has one train station:

  • Amtrak Station - 100 French St

Price trends for trains from Baltimore to Wilmington

Average prices by travel date

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