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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Boston to Wilmington?

Lowest Price$39.00
Fastest Train5h 22m
Trains Per Day18
Train Lines3
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Price trends for trains from Boston to Wilmington

Average prices by travel date

$120$80$40JulJul

Monthly average prices

$200$160$120$80$40ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$225$180$135$90$453020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Boston to Wilmington
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)
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5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Sebastiana
5.0
December 29, 2019Solo travel
Pros
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

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, $80.60 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Boston to Wilmington. By booking your trip 24 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $74.92 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Boston to Wilmington?

The distance between Boston and Wilmington is approximately 295 miles, or 475 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 22 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 Boston to Wilmington 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 Boston at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 1:00pm. 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 Boston to Wilmington?

There are 18 scheduled trains on most days. 13 of these are direct connections to Wilmington. 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 Wilmington to Boston. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Boston to Wilmington for $28.00.

What train services are there from Boston to Wilmington?

There are 3 train lines with service from Boston to Wilmington. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 9 trains each day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak58h 3m$110.80
Amtrak Acela45h 30m$142.09
Amtrak Northeast Regional96h 22m$64.99

Where is the train station in Boston?

There are two stations in Boston where you can board the train to Wilmington:

  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

Where is the train station in Wilmington?

Wilmington has one train station:

  • Amtrak Station - 100 French St

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