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There are 5 ways to get from Fredericksburg to Wilmington by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Fredericksburg Amtrak to Washington Union Station Carolinian / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Wilmington Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$105 - $278

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Bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Fredericksburg, Va to Baltimore Downtown, Md 3630 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Wilmington, De 3038 / ...

$29 - $66

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Fredericksburg Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak Carolinian / ...

$35 - $90

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Fredericksburg to Wilmington 162.8 miles

$15 - $23

Train, fly  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Fredericksburg Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak

$243 - $625

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The cheapest way to get from Fredericksburg to Wilmington is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fredericksburg to Wilmington is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fredericksburg to Wilmington. However, there are services departing from Fredericksburg, Va and arriving at Wilmington, De via Baltimore Downtown, Md. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Fredericksburg Amtrak and arriving at Wilmington Amtrak. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Fredericksburg and Wilmington is 144 miles. The road distance is 162.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Fredericksburg to Wilmington without a car is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs $100 - $280.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Fredericksburg to Wilmington, including transfers.

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Fredericksburg to Wilmington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Fredericksburg, Va station.

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Fredericksburg to Wilmington train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Fredericksburg Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Fredericksburg to Wilmington is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs $100 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $70 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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  • Distance: 144 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

What companies run services between Fredericksburg, VA, USA and Wilmington, DE, USA?

You can take a train from Fredericksburg to Wilmington via Washington Union Station in around 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fredericksburg to Wilmington via Baltimore Downtown, Md in around 5 h 11 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fredericksburg Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Fredericksburg Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Fredericksburg Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Business Seat
$35 - $50
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
Virginia Railway Express
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 Fredericksburg, Va to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Wilmington, De
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Fredericksburg to Wilmington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Wilmington, De station.

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Fredericksburg to Wilmington train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Wilmington Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fredericksburg to Wilmington is 163 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to drive from Fredericksburg to Wilmington.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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