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There are 6 ways to get from Delaware to Connecticut by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Stamford Amtrak Station Acela Express / ...

$104 - $281

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Bus  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. to Midtown - 34 W. 31st St.
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct 3464 / ...

$32 - $52

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Drive  •  3h 17m

  1. Drive from Wilmington to Bridgeport 180.8 miles

$17 - $26

Train, fly to Hartford  •  3h 55m

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

$175 - $622

Train, fly to New Haven  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Haven (HVN) PHL - HVN

$145 - $902

Train, fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  3. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 34 St - Penn Station
  4. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Station

$194 - $768

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The cheapest way to get from Delaware to Connecticut is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Delaware to Connecticut is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Delaware station to Connecticut. However, there are services departing from Wilmington Amtrak Station and arriving at Bridgeport via Stamford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 32m.

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The distance between Delaware and Connecticut is 250 miles. The road distance is 180.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Delaware to Connecticut without a car is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs $100 - $290.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Delaware to Connecticut, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Delaware to Connecticut is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs $100 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $55 and takes 5h 43m.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Hartford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 1m.

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Delaware to Connecticut train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Stamford Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from Delaware to Connecticut.
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  • Distance: 249.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Wilmington to Bridgeport hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $270 and the journey takes 2h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wilmington to Bridgeport via Midtown - 34 W. 31st St., 34 St - Penn Station, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Bridgeport, Ct, and Bridgeport Transportation Center in around 5h 43m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 Wilmington Amtrak Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $210
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
Train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Bus operators
Rockledge Bus
Phone
7577171677VA
Email
climing44@yahoo.com
Website
rockledgebus.com
Bus from Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. to Midtown - 34 W. 31st St.
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
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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 New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29

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Yes, the driving distance between Delaware to Connecticut is 181 miles. It takes approximately 3h 17m to drive from Delaware to Connecticut.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Hartford Airport.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Connecticut. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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