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Lowest Price$41.00
Fastest Train1h 17m
Trains Per Day18
Train Lines7
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Wilmington to Newark 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Wilmington to Newark?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $50.95 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Wilmington to Newark. By booking your trip 23 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $29.00 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Wilmington to Newark?

The distance between Wilmington and Newark is approximately 100 miles, or 160 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 17 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Wilmington to Newark 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 Wednesday 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 10:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Wilmington to Newark?

There are 18 scheduled trains on most days. 18 of these are direct connections to Newark. 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 Newark to Wilmington. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Wilmington to Newark for $24.00.

What train services are there from Wilmington to Newark?

There are 7 train lines with service from Wilmington to Newark. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 13 trains each day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11h 35m$45.31
Amtrak Acela31h 22m$91.22
Amtrak Carolinian11h 34m$48.87
Amtrak Northeast Regional131h 35m$50.28
Amtrak Palmetto11h 31m$47.49
Amtrak Silver Service11h 43m$59.20
Amtrak Vermonter11h 30m$47.86

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 Newark?

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

  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport

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