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Trip Summary

There are 6 daily trains from Springfield to Wilmington. Traveling by train from Springfield to Wilmington usually takes around 5 hours and 47 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 5 hours and 16 minutes.

Distance224 mi (361 km)
Fastest train5h 16m
Lowest price$34.75
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines3

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Springfield, MA to Wilmington, DE

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Gail

August 17, 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Unhappily, I broke my foot before my trip. The conductor helped me out of the train with my bags, and had someone meet us on the platform with a cart and help me into the station (she also offered to help me out to the street). Fantastic, kind staff!!! Cons: The ...

Pros: Unhappily, I broke my foot before my trip. The conductor helped me out of the train with my bags, and had someone meet us on the platform with a cart and help me into the station (she also offered to help me out to the street). Fantastic, kind staff!!! Cons: The trash in the restrooms could be emptied during the long stops. Tips: Download anything you want to watch/read - the wifi is SLOW!

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

In the last month, $58.29 was the average price of a train ticket from Springfield, MA to Wilmington, DE. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $81.60 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Springfield to Wilmington will vary between $35 and $116. Planning a train trip to Wilmington within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Springfield over the next 7 days is $42. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Springfield to Wilmington by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $51 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Springfield to Wilmington in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $86 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Wilmington from Springfield will be about $81.60 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Springfield to Wilmington?

There are 3 train lines with service from Springfield, Massachusetts to Wilmington, Delaware. Amtrak is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 4 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak45h 47m$75.95
Amtrak Northeast Regional15h 50m$102.83
Amtrak Vermonter15h 46m$78.23
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 4 Amtrak trains from Springfield to Wilmington every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $35.

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  • Amtrak Northeast Regional

    Amtrak Northeast Regional

    The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 1 daily train trips from Springfield to Wilmington, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

  • Amtrak Vermonter

    Amtrak Vermonter

    The Vermonter is an Amtrak passenger train that connects St. Albans, VT to Washington, D.C. by way of New York City. The journey is renowned for the beautiful scenic views that it presents as it passes through the Green Mountains and the Berkshires. Aboard the Vermonter, passengers can enjoy free WiFi, power outlets at every seat and extra legroom. You can also grab a bite to eat or enjoy a refreshing beverage from the train’s café. There are 1 Vermonter trains traveling from Springfield to Wilmington every day, with prices starting from $37.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Springfield to Wilmington during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Springfield to Wilmington?

The distance between Springfield and Wilmington is approximately 224 miles, or 361 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 47 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 16 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 Springfield 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 Springfield at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Springfield to Wilmington?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. 2 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 Springfield. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Springfield to Wilmington for $47.00.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Springfield?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Springfield.

Where is the train station in Wilmington?

Arrival stations

Wilmington has one train station.

Need a return trip from Wilmington to Springfield?

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