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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Wilmington to Philadelphia?

Lowest Price€11.13
Fastest Train0h 19m
Trains Per Day16
Train Lines6

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, €17.19 was the average price of a train ticket from Wilmington, DE to Philadelphia, PA. 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 €12.98 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Wilmington to Philadelphia?

The distance between Wilmington and Philadelphia is approximately 25 miles, or 40 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 19 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Philadelphia.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Wilmington to Philadelphia 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 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 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 Philadelphia?

There are 16 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Wilmington to Philadelphia.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Philadelphia to Wilmington. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Wilmington to Philadelphia for €18.83.

Which train should you take from Wilmington to Philadelphia?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10h 23m€29.52
Amtrak Acela40h 21m€30.57
Amtrak Carolinian10h 22m€20.51
Amtrak Northeast Regional100h 24m€17.26
Amtrak Palmetto10h 19m€19.86
Amtrak Vermonter10h 24m€16.64

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 Philadelphia?

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

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
  • N Phil - 2900 N Broad St

Price trends for trains from Wilmington to Philadelphia

Average prices by travel date

€26€17€9SepOct

Monthly average prices

€43€34€26€17€9ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

€43€34€26€17€93020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Wilmington, DE to Philadelphia, PA
5.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Hannah
5.0
6 August 2019Solo travel
Pros
The train was on time and the staff was friendly.

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