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Stamford - Wilmington Train Timetable
There are 19 daily trains from Stamford to Wilmington. Traveling by train from Stamford to Wilmington usually takes around 3 hours and 14 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Acela train can make the trip in 2 hours and 30 minutes.
|Distance||139 mi (224 km)|
|Fastest train||2h 30m|
|Trains per day||15|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Northeast Regional|
What is the price of a train ticket from Stamford to Wilmington?
In the last month, £48.73 was the average price of a train ticket from Stamford, CT to Wilmington, DE. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £47.44 more than that for a same-day booking.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Stamford to Wilmington will vary between £34 and £84. Planning a train trip to Wilmington within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Stamford over the next 7 days is £42. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Stamford to Wilmington by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £40 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Stamford to Wilmington in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £60 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Wilmington from Stamford will be about £47.44 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Stamford to Wilmington?
There are 4 train lines with service from Stamford, Connecticut to Wilmington, Delaware. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 9 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Acela||5||2h 35m||£84.86|
|Amtrak Northeast Regional||9||3h 8m||£41.37|
|Amtrak Vermonter||1||3h 9m||£41.42|
Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 3 Amtrak trains from Stamford to Wilmington every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £15.
The Acela is Amtrak’s flagship high-speed rail service. Connecting 15 cities along the Northeast Corridor of the United States, the Acela is Amtrak’s fastest running passenger train, developing a speed of up to 82.2 mph. Acela trains are equipped with free high-speed internet, power outlets and extra comfortable seats. In addition, all Acela passengers have access to the line’s signature Corridor Café where they can unwind and enjoy a freshly prepared meal with a glass of wine. There are 5 Acela trips from Stamford to Wilmington every day, including the weekend. As it is Amtrak’s most premiumly priced service, the average Acela train ticket for this route costs around .
Amtrak Northeast Regional
The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 9 daily train trips from Stamford to Wilmington, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.
The Vermonter is an Amtrak passenger train that connects St. Albans, VT to Washington, D.C. by way of New York City. The journey is renowned for the beautiful scenic views that it presents as it passes through the Green Mountains and the Berkshires. Aboard the Vermonter, passengers can enjoy free WiFi, power outlets at every seat and extra legroom. You can also grab a bite to eat or enjoy a refreshing beverage from the train’s café. There are 1 Vermonter trains traveling from Stamford to Wilmington every day, with prices starting from £15.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Stamford to Wilmington during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Stamford to Wilmington?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Stamford to Wilmington are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Sunday 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 Stamford at 01:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 17:00. 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 Stamford to Wilmington?
There are 19 scheduled trains on most days. 15 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.
Where is the train station in Stamford?
There is one train station in Stamford.
Where is the train station in Wilmington?
Wilmington has one train station.
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