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There are 12 ways to get from California to Delaware by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly San Diego to Philadelphia, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Philadelphia (PHL) SAN - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station

$229 - $590

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Fly Los Angeles to Philadelphia, train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Philadelphia (PHL) LAX - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station

$173 - $619

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Fly San Francisco to Philadelphia, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Philadelphia (PHL) SFO - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station

$223 - $865

Fly San Diego to Baltimore, train  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Baltimore (BWI) SAN - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station

$216 - $764

Fly Sacramento to Baltimore, train  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Baltimore (BWI) SMF - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station

$266 - $814

Fly Los Angeles to Baltimore, train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Baltimore (BWI) LAX - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station

$192 - $552

Fly San Francisco to Baltimore, train  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Baltimore (BWI) SFO - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station

$260 - $690

Fly Santa Ana to Newark, train  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Newark (EWR) SNA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Wilmington Amtrak Station

$250 - $810

Train via Washington Union Station  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station

$456 - $1,358

Bus, taxi  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from El Monte, Ca to Norristown King Prussia, Pa 1684
  2. Take a taxi from Norristown King Prussia, Pa to Wilmington

$411 - $855

Train  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Chicago Union Station Southwest Chief
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station Cardinal

$406 - $1,218

Drive  •  43 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Wilmington 2720.1 miles

$260 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from California to Delaware is to fly and train which costs $170 - $650 and takes 8 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from California to Delaware is to fly and train which costs $220 - $600 and takes 7 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from California station to Delaware station. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station and arriving at Wilmington Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 14 h.

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The distance between California and Delaware is 2366 miles. The road distance is 2720.1 miles.

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The best way to get from California to Delaware without a car is to train which takes 2 days 14 h and costs $450 - $1,400.

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It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to get from California to Delaware, including transfers.

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California to Delaware train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 4 min.

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Delaware is 3 h ahead of California. It is currently 3:39 PM in California and 6:39 PM in Delaware.

California to Delaware train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Wilmington Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from California to Delaware.
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  • Distance: 2365.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 59 min

What companies run services between California, USA and Delaware, USA?

You can take a train from Los Angeles to Wilmington via Chicago Union Station and Washington Union Station in around 2 days 14 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Sacramento to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Baltimore via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Baltimore via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Baltimore via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Baltimore via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Baltimore via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Baltimore via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Baltimore via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Baltimore via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Newark via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Sacramento to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Santa Ana to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Newark via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Newark via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Newark via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Baltimore via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Train from Washington Union Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Seat
$50 - $85
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
25 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from El Monte, Ca to Norristown King Prussia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 days 14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$250 - $420
Flexible
$490 - $650
Other operators
Taxi from Norristown King Prussia, Pa to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
http://www.philapark.org/
Website
philapark.org
Freedom Taxi
Phone
+1 215-222-9999
Website
facebook.com
Phila Taxi Service
Phone
+1 267-309-2675
Website
philataxiservice.com
Philadelphia Taxicab Service
Phone
+1 215-535-6700
Website
philataxicab.com

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Yes, the driving distance between California to Delaware is 2720 miles. It takes approximately 43 h 2 min to drive from California to Delaware.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Delaware. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from California to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 20 min and costs $2 - $3.

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