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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New Haven to Wilmington?

Lowest Price$29.00
Fastest Train3h 15m
Trains Per Day16
Train Lines4

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New Haven to Wilmington 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.

Can you take a train all the way from New Haven to Wilmington?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from New Haven to Wilmington. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

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

In the last month, $48.23 was the average price of a train ticket from New Haven, CT to Wilmington, DE. 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 20 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $58.72 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 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 15 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 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 New Haven at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 16 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 4 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 9 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak35h 16m$56.18
Amtrak Acela33h 21m$110.23
Amtrak Northeast Regional94h 5m$44.07
Amtrak Vermonter14h 5m$42.57

Where is the train station in New Haven?

There are two stations in New Haven where you can board the train to Wilmington:

  • Union Station
  • State Street Station

Where is the train station in Wilmington?

Wilmington has one train station:

  • Amtrak Station - 100 French St

Price trends for trains from New Haven to Wilmington

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25SepOct

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from New Haven, CT to Wilmington, DE
5.0
Based on 2 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.5

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