Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE train

Cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Cheapest

7

Average

12

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Amtrak
09:43AMPhiladelphia0h21 10:04AMWilmington, DE
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71One-way
Amtrak
08:56AMPhiladelphia0h22 09:18AMWilmington, DE
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91One-way
Amtrak
10:48PMPhiladelphia0h20 11:08PMWilmington, DE
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91One-way
Amtrak
01:38AMPhiladelphia0h22 02:00AMWilmington, DE
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91One-way
Amtrak
03:09PMPhiladelphia0h21 03:30PMWilmington, DE
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91One-way

Train schedule from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE

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Amtrak
01:38AMPhiladelphia0h22 02:00AMWilmington, DE
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Amtrak
03:33AMPhiladelphia0h25 03:58AMWilmington, DE
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Amtrak
08:56AMPhiladelphia0h22 09:18AMWilmington, DE
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Amtrak
09:43AMPhiladelphia0h21 10:04AMWilmington, DE
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Amtrak
01:33PMPhiladelphia0h21 01:54PMWilmington, DE
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Amtrak
03:09PMPhiladelphia0h21 03:30PMWilmington, DE
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Amtrak
10:48PMPhiladelphia0h20 11:08PMWilmington, DE
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Fastest train times from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Fastest Journey

20 m

Average

21 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

40 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Philadelphia for Wilmington, DE every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Amtrak
10:48PMPhiladelphia0h20 11:08PMWilmington, DE
0 transfers
91One-way
Amtrak
01:33PMPhiladelphia0h21 01:54PMWilmington, DE
0 transfers
101One-way
Amtrak
03:09PMPhiladelphia0h21 03:30PMWilmington, DE
0 transfers
91One-way
Amtrak
09:43AMPhiladelphia0h21 10:04AMWilmington, DE
0 transfers
71One-way
Amtrak
08:56AMPhiladelphia0h22 09:18AMWilmington, DE
0 transfers
91One-way

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Overview: Train from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE

distanceDistance24 miles (39 km)
durationAverage train duration20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$7 (€7)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 24 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE cover the 24 miles (39 km) long trip taking on average 20 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $7 (€7), but the average price of train tickets is $7 (€7).

Train companies: Amtrak and Amtrak Acela from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE trains

For as little as $7 (€7) you can travel by train to Wilmington, DE from Philadelphia with Amtrak and Amtrak Acela. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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Amtrak Acela

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE.

Train information from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 20 min
  • Average Price: $7
  • Amtrak frequency: 5 a day

Acela is the flagship high-speed train service from Amtrak, the main train provider in the United States. Acela high-speed trains operate services along the Northeast Corridor, connecting popular destinations like Washington, D. C. Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Providence, and Boston, just to name a few. Amtrak Acela trains are the fastest in the U. S. Reaching speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). Known for their superior comfort, Acela trains have spacious and comfortable seats with more legroom than Amtrak’s Coach Class seats. You can choose between booking a Business Class or First Class seat on an Acela train to Wilmington, DE from Philadelphia. In both classes amenities include seat reservations, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, adjustable lighting at every seat, conference tables and large tray tables. Passengers can also purchase food and drinks on the train at Café Acela.

Train information from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE with Amtrak Acela:

  • Average Duration: 18 min
  • Amtrak Acela frequency: 10 a day

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE

Travel by train to Wilmington, DE easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE to cost as little as $7 (€7)  in the next 7 days.
The train price between Philadelphia and Wilmington, DE is on average $7 (€7)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The distance from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE by train is approximately 24 miles (39 km).
On average the Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE train time is 20 min  covering the 24 miles (39 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
If you're looking for trains from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE, you can rely on Amtrak or Amtrak to get you to Wilmington, DE. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Philadelphia for Wilmington, DE is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Philadelphia at 8: 26 AM. The last train leaves from Philadelphia at 11: 33 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase the Philadelphia to Wilmington, DE train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $7 (€7). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Philadelphia and Wilmington, DE. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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