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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New Haven to Wilmington?

Lowest price$29.00
Fastest train3h 13m
Trains per day15
Train lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New Haven 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.

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

In the last month, $55.58 was the average price of a train ticket from New Haven, CT to Wilmington, DE. 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 $69.51 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from New Haven to Wilmington?

The distance between New Haven and Wilmington is approximately 175 miles, or 281 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 3 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 13 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from New Haven to Wilmington 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 New Haven at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 New Haven to Wilmington?

There are 15 scheduled trains on most days. 13 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.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Wilmington to New Haven. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New Haven to Wilmington for $43.00.

Which train should you take from New Haven to Wilmington?

There are 3 train lines with service from New Haven, Connecticut to Wilmington, Delaware. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 8 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak35h 4m$77.39
Amtrak Acela43h 19m$106.04
Amtrak Northeast Regional84h 3m$65.12

Amtrak train tickets from New Haven to Wilmington start from $29, and on average cost $77. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Wilmington. Amtrak in New Haven leaves from State Street Station and one other station. And in Wilmington trains arrive at Amtrak Station - 100 French St, From New Haven to Wilmington train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Wilmington faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 13 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $83 for a one-way train ticket to Wilmington.

Amtrak Acela train tickets from New Haven to Wilmington start from $91, and on average cost $106. Daily there are 4 Amtrak Acela schedules to Wilmington. Amtrak Acela in New Haven leaves from Union Station, And in Wilmington trains arrive at Amtrak Station - 100 French St, From New Haven to Wilmington train travel on Amtrak Acela takes 3 hours and 19 minutes. If you are looking to get to Wilmington faster, Amtrak Acela offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 13 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $121 for a one-way train ticket to Wilmington.

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from New Haven to Wilmington start from $29, and on average cost $65. Daily there are 8 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Wilmington. Amtrak Northeast Regional in New Haven leaves from Union Station and one other station. And in Wilmington trains arrive at Amtrak Station - 100 French St, From New Haven to Wilmington train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 4 hours and 3 minutes. If you are looking to get to Wilmington faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 13 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $79 for a one-way train ticket to Wilmington.

Price trends for trains from New Haven to Wilmington

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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