There are 4 ways to get from Cape May–Lewes Ferry to Wilmington by bus or train

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Recommended option

Travel, bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Travel from Cape May–Lewes Ferry to Dover
  2. Take the bus from Dover to Wilmington, De 904 / ...

$11 - $25

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lewes Transit Center to Dover Transit Center 307
  2. Take the bus from Dover Transit Center to 10Th St @ King St 301

$11 - $16

2 alternative options

Bus, train via Jfk Blvd At 30Th St  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Broadway At Myrtle Ave# to Jfk Blvd At 30Th St 316
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$61 - $179

Bus, train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street to Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St 316 / ...
  2. Take the train from Jefferson Station to Wilmington Wilmington/Newark Line

$18 - $38

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cape May–Lewes Ferry to Wilmington is to bus which costs $10 - $16 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cape May–Lewes Ferry to Wilmington is to travel and bus which costs $11 - $25 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Cape May–Lewes Ferry and Wilmington is 66 miles.

The best way to get from Cape May–Lewes Ferry to Wilmington without a car is to travel and bus which takes 2 h 7 min and costs $11 - $25.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Cape May–Lewes Ferry to Wilmington, including transfers.

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There are 98+ hotels available in Wilmington. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cape May–Lewes Ferry to Wilmington.
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  • Distance: 65.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

What companies run services between Cape May–Lewes Ferry, NJ, USA and Wilmington, DE, USA?

You can take a bus from Cape May–Lewes Ferry to Wilmington via Lewes Transit Center and Dover Transit Center in around 3 h 55 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dover to Wilmington, De
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Amtrak Dover to Wilmington joseph R biden
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
amtrak.com
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Broadway At Myrtle Ave# to Jfk Blvd At 30Th St
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street to Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $30
Schedules at
njtransit.com
DART First State
Phone
+1 800-652-3278
Website
dartfirststate.com
Bus from Lewes Transit Center to Dover Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
dartfirststate.com
Bus from Dover Transit Center to 10Th St @ King St
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
dartfirststate.com

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