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Train Information between Philadelphia and Wilmington, DE

distanceDistance24 miles (39 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$42 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE cover the 24 miles (39 km) long trip taking on average 28 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $42 (€35), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $42 (€35).

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Travel with Amtrak between Philadelphia and Wilmington, DE

Travel from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE from $42 (€35) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and First Class for you to book for your next journey by train between Philadelphia and Wilmington, DE.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between Philadelphia and Wilmington, DE, check Omio for Amtrak trains offering this journey. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 24 miles (39 km) journey between Philadelphia and Wilmington, DE, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Amtrak trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current Amtrak train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Philadelphia and Wilmington, DE as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your Amtrak train on Omio. If you search for trains from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Amtrak tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for Amtrak trains from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE starting at $42 (€35), buy your official Amtrak tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Amtrak train ticket between Philadelphia and Wilmington, DE:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Taking the train from Philadelphia to Wilmington

Taking the short train journey from Philadelphia to Wilmington, Delaware is a fast and convenient way of commuting between these two cities. By taking the train from Philadelphia to Wilmington, passengers can avoid rush hour traffic, sitting in traffic jams, and having to find somewhere to park on arrival. They can sit back and catch up on some work or emails while making the journey. There are up to 40 daily departures with a similar timetable in place seven days a week. All journeys are direct and passengers have a choice of reserving Coach Seats or Business Class Seats for their journey. Departures are from Philadelphia 30th Street Station with trains arriving into the Joseph R. Biden Jr. Wilmington Rail Station.

Which train companies travel from Philadelphia to Wilmington?

Trains from Philadelphia to Wilmington are all operated by Amtrak. Amtrak is one of the largest rail providers in the United States with a vast network of routes that cover over 500 communities in both North America and Canada. It provides an invaluable service, linking many isolated rural areas by train or bus. This vast transit system has grown since the company launched in 1971 with just 21 routes. All carriages on Amtrak trains are spacious and comfortable with a choice of both Standard Coach and Business Class Seats. There is plenty of legroom as well as luggage storage and other onboard facilities include WiFi, restrooms, individual power sockets and lights, and cafe service. Amtrak trains provide step-free access for passengers with limited mobility while each train has dedicated wheelchair areas and wide-door restrooms. This route also allows pets and bicycles while service animals are always welcome on Amtrak trains.

How long is the train ride from Philadelphia to Wilmington?

All trains from Philadelphia to Wilmington are direct with fast journey times that take from a quarter of an hour to just under half an hour. A similar timetable is in place seven days a week.

How many trains are there from Philadelphia to Wilmington

Passengers booking trains from Philadelphia to Wilmington can choose from a large number of departures with between two dozen and 40 or more departures every day. One train leaves in the early hours of the morning and then there are up to three departures an hour until late in the evening.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Philadelphia to Wilmington?

Departure station: Every train from Philadelphia to Wilmington departs from Philadelphia 30th Street Station which is located on Market Street, right in the heart of the city and a short walk from the Schuylkill River. 30th Street Station is the tenth busiest station in the United States and is housed in an elegant Art Deco building dating from the 1930s. The main concourse is as long as two football fields and its reinforced concrete roof was designed as a landing strip for light aircraft! The station is part of a transportation network that includes commuter and subway trains as well as local buses, taxis, and rideshare schemes. There are also car rental desks at the station. Among its amenities are parking lots, phone charging stations, WiFi, ATMs, left luggage storage, restrooms, a ticket office, and automated ticket machines as well as vending machines for snacks and drinks. Passengers with limited mobility can move around all areas of the station easily with step-free access to platforms and concourse facilities via ramps and adapted elevators. There are adapted restrooms, wheelchairs can be borrowed, and service animals are welcome. Further assistance can be requested if necessary.

Arrival station: The train from Philadelphia to Wilmington terminates at the town's station which carries the official title of Joseph R. Biden Jr. Wilmington Rail Station. This is also a hub for long-distance trains and both long-distance and local buses. The present station was built in 1907 and features a large concourse, part of which is under the tracks. This has an eye-catching interior that combines industrial elements with elegant decorative touches from the early 20th-century period. There is car parking at the station and among its other facilities are ATMs, restrooms, a ticket office, automated ticket machines, public payphones, WiFi, and vending machines selling a selection of drinks and snack food. There is also baggage storage and baggage assistance provided by the Red Cap team. The station is fully accessible to passengers with limited mobility with all areas including the waiting room, ticket office, and platforms have step-free access via a wheelchair lift. There are adapted restrooms and service animals are allowed in all areas of the station.

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Trains from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE
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FAQs
How much are cheap trains to Wilmington, DE from Philadelphia?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE trains for as little as $42 (€35)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train to Wilmington, DE from Philadelphia?
The Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE train ticket price is on average $42 (€35)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is Wilmington, DE from Philadelphia by train?
You should expect to travel around 24 miles (39 km)  from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE by train.
How long is a train between Philadelphia and Wilmington, DE on average?
On average the Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE train time is 28 min  covering the 24 miles (39 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train providers go from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE?
If you're looking for trains from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE, you can rely on Amtrak to get you to Wilmington, DE. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE? When is the last train from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE?
The first Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE train departs at 1: 15 PM   and the last train from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE leaves at 10: 35 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy train tickets from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE to score the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $42 (€35) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Wilmington, DE from Philadelphia are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.