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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Wilmington to Trenton?

Lowest Price$19.00
Fastest Train0h 45m
Trains Per Day14
Train Lines6

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Wilmington to Trenton 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.

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

In the last month, $23.17 was the average price of a train ticket from Wilmington, DE to Trenton, NJ. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 22 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $28.68 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Wilmington to Trenton?

The distance between Wilmington and Trenton is approximately 54 miles, or 86 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 45 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Trenton.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Wilmington to Trenton 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 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 Wilmington at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. 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 Trenton?

There are 14 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Wilmington to Trenton.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Trenton to Wilmington.

Which train should you take from Wilmington to Trenton?

There are 6 train lines with service from Wilmington, Delaware to Trenton, New Jersey. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 10 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10h 52m$22.45
Amtrak Acela20h 46m$53.74
Amtrak Carolinian10h 53m$38.13
Amtrak Northeast Regional100h 52m$23.58
Amtrak Palmetto10h 52m$27.15
Amtrak Vermonter10h 51m$23.73

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 Trenton?

Trenton has one train station:

  • 72 S Clinton Ave

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