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How much are train tickets from Wilmington to New York?

Lowest Price$39.00
Fastest Train1h 38m
Trains Per Day13
Train Lines7
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Wilmington to New York
Based on 9 reviews

Based on 9 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 86 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
February 4, 2020Vacation
Louder and clearer stop announcements
November 10, 2019Couples trip
Easy access
Take the train to nyc
October 25, 2019Vacation
The fact that I did not have to drive myself.
All was good.
August 17, 2019Visiting friends
comfortable, quiet,
essentially the quality of the informations and announcements for the trip and for the tourists as we are...

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Wilmington to New York 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 New York?

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, $54.51 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Wilmington to New York. By booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $26.78 compared to a same-day fare.

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

The distance between Wilmington and New York is approximately 105 miles, or 169 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 38 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 New York 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 New York?

There are 13 scheduled trains on most days. 13 of these are direct connections to New York. 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 New York to Wilmington. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Wilmington to New York for $22.00.

What train services are there from Wilmington to New York?

There are 7 train lines with service from Wilmington to New York. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 7 trains each day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak12h 1m$43.57
Amtrak Acela31h 43m$101.05
Amtrak Carolinian11h 56m$49.99
Amtrak Northeast Regional71h 58m$50.28
Amtrak Palmetto11h 51m$49.10
Amtrak Silver Service12h 10m$58.27
Amtrak Vermonter11h 53m$47.79

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 New York?

New York has one train station:

  • Penn Station

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