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Train  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Wilmington Acela / ...

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Bus  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Midtown - 888, 6th Avenue to Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. New York to Wilmington

Drive  •  2h 14m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Wilmington 127.9 miles
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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Wilmington is to bus which costs $19 - $26 and takes 2h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Wilmington is to train which costs $16 - $160 and takes 1h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Midtown - 888, 6th Avenue and arriving at Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St.. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station station and arriving at Wilmington. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Wilmington is 111 miles. The road distance is 127.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Wilmington without a car is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs $16 - $160.

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The train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Wilmington takes 1h 28m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Manhattan to Wilmington bus services, operated by Rockledge Bus, depart from Midtown - 888, 6th Avenue station.

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Manhattan to Wilmington train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Wilmington is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs $16 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $26 and takes 2h 20m.

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  • Distance: 110.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 28m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Wilmington, DE, USA?

Amtrak Acela operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Wilmington hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $160 and the journey takes 1h 28m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Rockledge Bus operates a bus from Midtown - 888, 6th Avenue to Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $26 and the journey takes 2h 20m.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela

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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Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $160
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$25 - $80
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$40 - $140
Business Seat - Adult
$45 - $160
First Class - Child 2-12
$75 - $130
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$130 - $240
First Class - Adult
$150 - $260
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $95
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amtrak.com
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Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $95
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Rockledge Bus
Phone
7577171677VA
Email
climing44@yahoo.com
Website
rockledgebus.com
Bus from Midtown - 888, 6th Avenue to Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St.
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $26
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Manhattan to Wilmington bus services, operated by Rockledge Bus, arrive at Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Wilmington is 128 miles. It takes approximately 2h 14m to drive from Manhattan to Wilmington.

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