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Trip Summary

There are 18 daily trains from Wilmington to Trenton. Traveling by train from Wilmington to Trenton usually takes around 56 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Acela train can make the trip in 51 minutes.

Distance54 mi (86 km)
Fastest train0h 51m
Lowest price€11.86
Trains per day18
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines5

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

In the last month, €19.92 was the average price of a train ticket from Wilmington, DE to Trenton, NJ. 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 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €29.36 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

€51€34€17SepSep

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Wilmington to Trenton will vary between €14 and €39. Planning a train trip to Trenton within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Wilmington over the next 7 days is €16. 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

€42€34€25€17€8ONDJFMAMJJAS

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Wilmington to Trenton 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 €22 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Wilmington to Trenton in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €33 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

€64€51€38€25€133020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 28 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Trenton from Wilmington will be about €29.36 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Wilmington to Trenton?

There are 5 train lines with service from Wilmington, Delaware to Trenton, New Jersey. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 14 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Acela10h 52m€49.69
Amtrak Carolinian10h 54m€37.97
Amtrak Northeast Regional140h 57m€26.66
Amtrak Palmetto10h 51m€26.23
Amtrak Vermonter10h 57m€27.20
  • Amtrak Acela

    Amtrak Acela

    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 1 Acela trips from Wilmington to Trenton 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 Carolinian

    Amtrak Carolinian

    The Amtrak Carolinian is a passenger train service which connects New York City and Washington, DC to some of the most charming destinations in North Carolina. The Carolinian runs an average of 1 trips per day between Wilmington and Trenton, all of which include seats with extra legroom, free WiFi, power outlets, and snacks available in the Café car. The average Amtrak Carolinian ticket price for this route is , and the trip usually lasts around 0 hours and 54 minutes.

  • Amtrak Northeast Regional

    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 14 daily train trips from Wilmington to Trenton, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

  • Amtrak Palmetto

    Amtrak Palmetto

    The Palmetto is an Amtrak train service that runs a total of 829 miles from New York City to Savannah, GA, connecting 20 cities from the Northeast to the Southeast along the way. Traveling from Wilmington to Trenton is comfortable and relaxing on the Palmetto, thanks to the train’s free WiFi, power outlets, and seating with extra legroom. You can pick from 1 daily departures along this route, with train ticket pricing at an average of on the Palmetto.

  • Amtrak Vermonter

    Amtrak Vermonter

    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 Wilmington to Trenton every day, with prices starting from €12.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Wilmington and Trenton is approximately 54 miles, or 86 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 56 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 51 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Trenton.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Wilmington to Trenton are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Monday 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 Trenton?

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

You can also take a train for your return trip from Trenton to Wilmington.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Wilmington?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Wilmington.

Where is the train station in Trenton?

Arrival stations

Trenton has one train station.

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