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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Wilmington to Providence?

Lowest Price$39.00
Fastest Train4h 41m
Trains Per Day10
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, $69.95 was the average price of a train ticket from Wilmington, DE to Providence, RI. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 18 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $74.19 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Wilmington to Providence?

The distance between Wilmington and Providence is approximately 260 miles, or 418 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 38 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 41 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 Providence are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 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 Providence?

There are 10 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Wilmington to Providence.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Providence to Wilmington. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Wilmington to Providence for $46.00.

Which train should you take from Wilmington to Providence?

2 train services operate from Wilmington, Delaware to Providence, Rhode Island. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 7 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Acela34h 51m$132.76
Amtrak Northeast Regional76h 2m$57.08

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 Providence?

Providence has one train station:

  • Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St

Price trends for trains from Wilmington to Providence

Average prices by travel date

$105$70$35JanJan

Monthly average prices

$200$160$120$80$40FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$175$140$105$70$353020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Wilmington, DE to Providence, RI
5.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0
Patricia
5.0
December 2, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Less stress than flying - very helpful staff in Wilmington each wayLess stress than flying - very helpful staff in Wilmington each way

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