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Journey Information

New York to Wilmington coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£21.19
Shortest Duration2h 45m
Trips per day5
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from New York 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 coach 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, coach 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 coach ticket from New York to Wilmington?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £21.19 was the low point for coach fares from New York to Wilmington. Coaches from Wilmington to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £21.19 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 coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 17 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £9.64 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 3 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 105 miles (169 kilometers) from New York, NY to Wilmington, DE. However, the fastest coach only takes 2 hours and 45 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Wilmington. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave New York?

The first coach leaves at 10:00 and the last coach leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all coaches from New York to Wilmington, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 5 scheduled coaches that travel from New York to Wilmington every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Wilmington; ticket prices start at £21.97.

What coach companies travel from New York to Wilmington?

There is one coach company that operates from New York to Wilmington. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound53h 45m£23.52

Where does the coach leave from in New York?

Most coaches depart from the main station in New York, New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

Where does the coach arrive in Wilmington?

All coaches from New York arrive at one main station in Wilmington, Delaware:

  • Bus Terminal - 100 French St

Price trends for coaches from New York to Wilmington

Average prices by travel date

£35£24£12OctNov

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

£39£31£24£16£83020100

coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from New York, NY to Wilmington, DE
4.5
Based on 4 ratings and reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 25 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.3
Staff
3.5
Value
3.8
Condition
3.8
Carol
5.0
11 March 2020Visiting family
Pros
I like that they had accommodation for the disable.
Cons
To improved would be a little more leg room for the disable.
Tips
Let Grayhound be your first priority on the ground for travelling.
Emily
5.0
22 December 2019Solo travel
Pros
The staff was nice while we waited, and informative. They were there at the gate ready for anyone with questions and made frequent announcements to keep us updated. The driver was also very nice.
Cons
The wifi isn't strong at all, it would be great if that could improve.
Camille
5.0
3 August 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Didn't see my friends for a while, it was fantastic
Yuanguang
3.0
6 June 2019Visiting family
Pros
On time, reasonable prices, convenient.
Cons
Some of the chairs need repairing. Strong gas smells on one bus trip Don’t know if it has WiFi or not
Tips
No

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