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Rensselaer-Wilmington Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Rensselaer to Wilmington?

Lowest Price$75.00
Fastest Train4h 57m
Trains Per Day8
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Rensselaer 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. 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Rensselaer to Wilmington?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Rensselaer to Wilmington, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

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

In the last month, $85.14 was the average price of a train ticket from Rensselaer, NY to Wilmington, DE. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Rensselaer to Wilmington?

The distance between Rensselaer and Wilmington is approximately 221 miles, or 356 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 57 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 Rensselaer to Wilmington are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Tuesday 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 Rensselaer at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00am. 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 Rensselaer to Wilmington?

There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Wilmington to Rensselaer.

Which train should you take from Rensselaer to Wilmington?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Rensselaer, New York to Wilmington, Delaware. However, there are 8 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak86h 55m$110.57

Where is the train station in Rensselaer?

There is one train station in Rensselaer:

  • Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St

Where is the train station in Wilmington?

Wilmington has one train station:

  • Amtrak Station - 100 French St

Price trends for trains from Rensselaer to Wilmington

Average prices by travel date

$90$60$30AugAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$125$100$75$50$253020100

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