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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Wilmington to Newark?

Lowest Price£21.97
Fastest Train1h 15m
Trains Per Day24
Train Lines6

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, £33.88 was the average price of a train ticket from Wilmington, DE to Newark, NJ. 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 £52.05 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Wilmington to Newark?

The distance between Wilmington and Newark is approximately 100 miles, or 160 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 15 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 Newark 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 Saturday 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 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Wilmington to Newark?

There are 24 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Wilmington to Newark.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Newark to Wilmington. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Wilmington to Newark for £21.19.

Which train should you take from Wilmington to Newark?

There are 6 train lines with service from Wilmington, Delaware to Newark, New Jersey. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 17 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11h 30m£36.73
Amtrak Acela41h 20m£72.89
Amtrak Carolinian11h 33m£42.90
Amtrak Northeast Regional171h 36m£39.79
Amtrak Palmetto11h 31m£44.51
Amtrak Vermonter11h 30m£39.85

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 Newark?

Newark receives travelers from Wilmington at its two active train stations:

  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport

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