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Manassas - Wilmington Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

3 trains operate daily from Manassas to Wilmington. The train trip from Manassas to Wilmington is usually about 3 hours and 10 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Cardinal train can get you there in as little as 2 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance124 mi (200 km)
Fastest train2h 55m
Lowest price$28.00
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines3

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

Over the past month, a train ticket between Manassas and Wilmington cost $58.48, on average. Booking your trip at least 29 days in advance can help you secure tickets at the best price. For same-day bookings, you’ll likely have to pay around $76.34 more.

Monthly average prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Manassas to Wilmington often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in February when the average ticket price is only $53. If you're thinking of traveling from Manassas to Wilmington during December, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $82 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in December, is to book your trip well in advance.

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By booking your train trip from Manassas to Wilmington on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time, you can save about $76.34 on your ticket. Waiting until the last minute means missing out on these savings!

Which train should you take from Manassas to Wilmington?

There are 3 train lines with service from Manassas to Wilmington. Amtrak Northeast Regional is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Cardinal12h 55m$102.08
Amtrak Crescent13h 20m$99.81
Amtrak Northeast Regional23h 10m$66.73
  • The Amtrak Cardinal is a long distance passenger rail service from New York to Chicago, connecting a total of 31 cities. As one of Amtrak's most scenic train routes, the Cardinal is a popular train line connecting the Northeast to the Southeast, and offers top-notch comfort thanks to its seats with extra legroom, free WiFi, power outlets, and snacks available for purchase in the Cardinal Café. There are usually 1 Cardinal trips from Manassas to Wilmington per day, with an average trip length of 2 hours and 55 minutes.

  • The Crescent is Amtrak’s passenger train service that runs from New York to New Orleans by way of Atlanta. As an overnight service, the Crescent offers a variety of amenities and accommodation options. There’s also a café car where you can enjoy freshly prepared meals and a variety of soft and alcoholic beverages. Like all Amtrak trains, the Crescent offers free WiFi, power outlets and extra legroom. Train trips from Manassas to Wilmington take about 3 hours and 20 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from $72.

  • 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 2 daily train trips from Manassas to Wilmington, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Manassas and Wilmington is approximately 124 miles, or 200 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 10 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 55 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

Trains departing from Manassas to Wilmington tend to have the most passengers on Thursday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Thursday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Friday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Manassas at 10:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Manassas to Wilmington.

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

City Information

Manassas

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As a historic city in Virginia, Manassas offers many insights into past Americans' ways of life. One of the most prominent historic landmarks is the famous Old Courthouse of Manassas, which boasts magnificent Romanesque Revival architecture. Another great alternative is the Mayfield Civil War Fort, which provides a glimpse into a tumultuous period of American history. For those who don't mind history lessons, check out the Manassas National Battlefield Park, where you can enjoy a peaceful stroll while learning about the legends and mysteries of this famous battlefield. For culturally inclined travelers who wish to explore the local art scene, head to the critically-acclaimed Hylton Performing Arts Center.

Manassas features a vibrant food scene that has something for everyone. Among the best dining options in town is Public House Kitchen and Brewery, which sources local produce. Another great alternative is Mariachis Tequileria & Restaurant, a family-owned Mexican restaurant.

To fly into Manassas, book your flight to Washington Dulles Airport, Reagan Washington National Airport, or Manassas Regional Airport if you can. Manassas is also easy to reach via bus and train, with affordable routes from Richmond, Raleigh, and even Chicago and New York.

Wilmington

Wilmington is a major city in Delaware, established at the site of the first Swedish settlement in North America. The charming city, at the confluence of the Brandywine River and Christina River, offers easy connections to the lush countryside of Brandywine Valley. Thanks to the venerable du Pont family, who established the DuPont Company in Wilmington in 1802, the city is filled with grand estates and magnificent gardens for visitors to enjoy. The Hagley Museum & Library is the ultimate example. The expansive complex includes the first home of the du Pont family, powder yards from the company's initial gunpowder mill, and a Renaissance-style garden complete with terraces.

To dive deeper into the city's history, check out the Fort Christina State Park, the site of Wilmington's original Swedish settlement over 400 years ago. Other popular attractions include the Delaware Art Museum and Brandywine Zoo.

Wilmington is easy to access from most of the mid-Atlantic region and is located between Philadelphia and Washington. In 2011, the city's Amtrak train station was renamed the Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Railroad Station in honor of rail enthusiast Joe Biden, who often commuted via Amtrak from Wilmington to Washington during his time as a Senator. Buses from Wilmington also connect to cities like New York, Baltimore, and Philadelphia. Since the regional Wilmington Airport does not offer civilian flights, travelers can easily take a bus to the airport in Philadelphia for any air travel out of the area.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Manassas?

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Main departure station: 9431 West St

The Amtrak train station in Manassas is right in the heart of the city's historic district. There was a train station at this site since 1852, but the current Victorian structure was built in 1914. Manassas Station is the penultimate stop on the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) Manassas Line, which is a commuter rail route from Union Station in D.C. to Broad Run, Virginia. Manassas is also a stop on Amtrak's Cardinal, Crescent, and Northeast Regional trains. The station's waiting room is narrow, and there might not be enough room on a busy day. However, there are a few restaurants across the street where you can relax and grab a bite to eat before your trip.

All train stations in Manassas:

  • 9431 West St

Where is the train station in Wilmington?

Main arrival station: Amtrak/SEPTA Station

Wilmington has one train station.

All train stations in Wilmington:

  • Amtrak/SEPTA Station

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