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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Wilmington to Philadelphia?

Lowest Price$20.00
Fastest Train0h 19m
Trains Per Day13
Train Lines7
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Price trends for trains from Wilmington to Philadelphia

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JunJul

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Wilmington to Philadelphia
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Hannah
5.0
August 6, 2019Solo travel
Pros
The train was on time and the staff was friendly.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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, $24.17 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Wilmington to Philadelphia. By booking your trip 25 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $7.55 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Wilmington to Philadelphia?

The distance between Wilmington and Philadelphia is approximately 25 miles, or 40 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 23 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 19 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Philadelphia.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Wilmington to Philadelphia 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 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 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 Philadelphia?

There are 13 scheduled trains on most days. 13 of these are direct connections to Philadelphia. 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 Philadelphia to Wilmington. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Wilmington to Philadelphia for $14.00.

What train services are there from Wilmington to Philadelphia?

There are 7 train lines with service from Wilmington to Philadelphia. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 8 trains each day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10h 25m$21.85
Amtrak Acela30h 22m$36.27
Amtrak Carolinian10h 22m$23.32
Amtrak Northeast Regional80h 24m$22.87
Amtrak Palmetto10h 19m$23.62
Amtrak Silver Service10h 25m$26.40
Amtrak Vermonter10h 24m$22.40

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 Philadelphia?

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

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
  • N Phil - 2900 N Broad St

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