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Wilmington - Springfield Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Wilmington to Springfield. Traveling by bus from Wilmington to Springfield usually takes around 11 hours and 3 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance110 mi (177 km)
Shortest duration8h 45m
Cheapest price$32.98
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from Wilmington to Springfield

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly avg. prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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What bus companies travel from Wilmington to Springfield?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Wilmington to Springfield. Greyhound is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound211h 4m$46.15
  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 2 bus trips from Wilmington to Springfield every day, with the average journey taking around 11 hours and 4 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Springfield usually start from $33.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 11 hours and 3 minutes to cover the 110 miles from Wilmington to Springfield. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 45 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Springfield at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 9:00pm and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Wilmington to Springfield, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Wilmington to Springfield. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

City Information

Wilmington

Wilmington is a major city in Delaware, established at the site of the first Swedish settlement in North America. The charming city, at the confluence of the Brandywine River and Christina River, offers easy connections to the lush countryside of Brandywine Valley. Thanks to the venerable du Pont family, who established the DuPont Company in Wilmington in 1802, the city is filled with grand estates and magnificent gardens for visitors to enjoy. The Hagley Museum & Library is the ultimate example. The expansive complex includes the first home of the du Pont family, powder yards from the company's initial gunpowder mill, and a Renaissance-style garden complete with terraces.

To dive deeper into the city's history, check out the Fort Christina State Park, the site of Wilmington's original Swedish settlement over 400 years ago. Other popular attractions include the Delaware Art Museum and Brandywine Zoo.

Wilmington is easy to access from most of the mid-Atlantic region and is located between Philadelphia and Washington. In 2011, the city's Amtrak train station was renamed the Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Railroad Station in honor of rail enthusiast Joe Biden, who often commuted via Amtrak from Wilmington to Washington during his time as a Senator. Buses from Wilmington also connect to cities like New York, Baltimore, and Philadelphia. Since the regional Wilmington Airport does not offer civilian flights, travelers can easily take a bus to the airport in Philadelphia for any air travel out of the area.

Springfield

Springfield, which was created as a station on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad in 1847, is the principal business center in the southern area of Fairfax County. Springfield, located in Virginia, is a pleasant town with plenty of indoor and outdoor entertainment options.

Lake Accotink is a great place to visit for the dam, lake surrounding walks, and picnicking. Parks, easy access to fishing, hiking paths, kayaking, and paddle boat rentals surround the Lake Accotink reservoir. The St. James Sports, Wellness, and Entertainment Complex also has internet films to keep you entertained during these periods.

If you prefer shopping and dining, Springfield Town Center should be on your list of places to visit. The Springfield Town Center offers a wide range of shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities. Lake parks, zipline, golf courses, fight adventures, and lots more.

In terms of transportation, you can catch a bus, rent a bike or get in a taxi. The nearest train station is Amtrak Autotrain, with trips from the Amtrak Vermonter, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited, and Northeast Regional. These rail services connect from New Haven, Rensselaer, Chicago, and Windsor Locks. Greyhound provides most of the intercity bus transportation, with routes from Springfield to Tucson, Phoenix, Fredericksburg, San Antonio, and Washington. The Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is only 15 miles away, and the Washington Dulles International Airport is 27 miles away.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Wilmington?

Main departure station: Amtrak/SEPTA Station

Most buses depart from the main station in Wilmington.

All bus stations in Wilmington:

  • Amtrak/SEPTA Station

Where does the bus arrive in Springfield?

Main arrival station: Springfield Bus Stop, VA

All buses from Wilmington arrive at one main station in Springfield.

All bus stations in Springfield:

  • Springfield Bus Stop, VA

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