Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC train

Cheap train tickets from Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Cheapest

19

Average

28

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
03:32PMWilmington, DE1h40 05:12PMWashington, DC
0 transfers
191One-way
Amtrak
09:25PMWilmington, DE1h46 11:11PMWashington, DC
0 transfers
251One-way
Amtrak
11:08PMWilmington, DE1h45 12:53AMWashington, DC
0 transfers
251One-way
Amtrak
11:09PMWilmington, DE1h41 12:50AMWashington, DC
0 transfers
251One-way
Amtrak
07:46PMWilmington, DE1h37 09:23PMWashington, DC
0 transfers
251One-way

Train schedule from Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, September 30
Amtrak
12:15AMWilmington, DE1h48 02:03AMWashington, DC
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Amtrak
03:32PMWilmington, DE1h40 05:12PMWashington, DC
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Amtrak
07:46PMWilmington, DE1h37 09:23PMWashington, DC
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Amtrak
09:25PMWilmington, DE1h46 11:11PMWashington, DC
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Amtrak
11:08PMWilmington, DE1h45 12:53AMWashington, DC
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Amtrak
11:09PMWilmington, DE1h41 12:50AMWashington, DC
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Fastest Journey

1 h 37 m

Average

1 h 42 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

159 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Wilmington, DE for Washington, DC every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Amtrak
07:46PMWilmington, DE1h37 09:23PMWashington, DC
0 transfers
251One-way
Amtrak
03:32PMWilmington, DE1h40 05:12PMWashington, DC
0 transfers
191One-way
Amtrak
11:09PMWilmington, DE1h41 12:50AMWashington, DC
0 transfers
251One-way
Amtrak
11:08PMWilmington, DE1h45 12:53AMWashington, DC
0 transfers
251One-way
Amtrak
09:25PMWilmington, DE1h46 11:11PMWashington, DC
0 transfers
251One-way

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Overview: Train from Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC

distanceDistance99 miles (159 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 34 min
priceAverage train ticket price$19 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency24 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 24 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC cover the 99 miles (159 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 34 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 24 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $19 (€19), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $19 (€18).

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

Find the best trains between Wilmington, DE and Washington, DC with Omio's travel partners Amtrak Acela and Amtrak from $19 (€18). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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Amtrak Acela

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey to Washington, DC from Wilmington, DE, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Train information from Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 33 min
  • Average Price: $19
  • 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 between Wilmington, DE and Washington, DC. 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.

Amtrak Acela from Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 25 min
  • Amtrak Acela frequency: 7 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC

Travel by train to Washington, DC 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 Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC to cost as little as $19 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
The Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC train ticket price is on average $19 (€19)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
The Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC train distance is approximately 99 miles (159 km).
The train time between Wilmington, DE and Washington, DC is on average 1 h 34 min  for the 99 miles (159 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Take the Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC train with Amtrak or Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 24 direct trains per day from Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC with Amtrak or Amtrak, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
On average, there are 24 trains a day from Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC train departs at 4: 51 AM   and the last train from Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC leaves at 11: 09 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
The price of a one way train ticket from Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC is on average $19 (€19) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Wilmington, DE to Washington, DC available a few months in advance.

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