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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Wilmington to Hartford?

Lowest price$35.00
Fastest train4h 31m
Trains per day5
Train lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, $39.36 was the average price of a train ticket from Wilmington, DE to Hartford, CT. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 23 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $63.98 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Wilmington to Hartford?

The distance between Wilmington and Hartford is approximately 205 miles, or 329 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 52 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 31 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 Wilmington to Hartford are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 6:00am 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 Wilmington to Hartford?

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Wilmington to Hartford. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Hartford to Wilmington. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Wilmington to Hartford for $15.00.

Which train should you take from Wilmington to Hartford?

2 train services operate from Wilmington, Delaware to Hartford, Connecticut. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak34h 47m$52.55
Amtrak Northeast Regional15h 8m$52.20

Amtrak train tickets from Wilmington to Hartford start from $35, and on average cost $53. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Hartford. Amtrak in Wilmington leaves from Amtrak Station - 100 French St, And in Hartford trains arrive at Union Station - 1 Union Pl, From Wilmington to Hartford train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to Hartford faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 31 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $63 for a one-way train ticket to Hartford.

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Wilmington to Hartford start from $35, and on average cost $52. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Hartford. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Wilmington leaves from Amtrak Station - 100 French St, And in Hartford trains arrive at Union Station - 1 Union Pl, From Wilmington to Hartford train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 5 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Hartford faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 31 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $56 for a one-way train ticket to Hartford.

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 Hartford?

Hartford has one train station:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Price trends for trains from Wilmington to Hartford

Average prices by travel date

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