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There are 5 ways to get from New Castle to New York by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the train from Wilmington to New York Moynihan Train Hall Acela / ...

$30 - $92

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. to Midtown - 5th Ave and 31st St. Wilmington to New York

$19 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus via New York  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington to New York "Greyhound"

$20 - $30

Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from New Castle to New York 122.6 miles

$12 - $18

Line 51 bus, train, fly  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the line 51 bus from Chestnut St @ Opp River Plaza Shop Ctr to King St @ 9Th St
  2. Take the train from Wilmington to Philadelphia
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  4. Take the train from Woodside to New York Penn Station

$128 - $409

New Castle to New York by bus, walk and train

The journey time between New Castle and New York is around 2h 43m and covers a distance of around 124 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 10m. Operated by DART First State, Amtrak and Amtrak Northeast Regional, the New Castle to New York service departs from Chestnut St @ Opp River Plaza Shop Ctr and arrives in New York Moynihan Train Hall. Typically 61 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 43m
Fastest journey time:
2h 10m
Services per week:
61
Cheapest price:
$30
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:43
Last service departs at:
21:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New Castle to New York bus, walk and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from New Castle to New York is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from New Castle to New York is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Castle to New York. However, there are services departing from 6Th St-Nc @ Delaware St and arriving at Midtown - 5th Ave and 31st St. via King St @ 9Th St and Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 54m.

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The distance between New Castle and New York is 112 miles. The road distance is 122.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New Castle to New York without a car is to train which takes 2h 29m and costs $30 - $95.

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It takes approximately 2h 29m to get from New Castle to New York, including transfers.

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New Castle to New York bus services, operated by Rockledge Bus, depart from Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. station.

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The best way to get from New Castle to New York is to train which takes 2h 29m and costs $30 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 8m.

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New Castle to New York bus services, operated by Rockledge Bus, arrive at Midtown - 5th Ave and 31st St. station.

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  • Distance: 111.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 29m

What companies run services between New Castle, DE, USA and New York, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Wilmington to New York Moynihan Train Hall hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 1h 34m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Rockledge Bus operates a bus from Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. to Midtown - 5th Ave and 31st St. every 3 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $23 and the journey takes 2h 15m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Wilmington to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Train from Wilmington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Business Seat
$27 - $40
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Wilmington to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Train from Wilmington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Wilmington to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
septa.org
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Rockledge Bus
Phone
7577171677VA
Email
climing44@yahoo.com
Website
rockledgebus.com
Bus from Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. to Midtown - 5th Ave and 31st St.
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $23
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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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Wilmington to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $27
Flexible
$35 - $55
DART First State
Phone
+1 800-652-3278
Website
dartfirststate.com
Bus from Chestnut St @ Opp River Plaza Shop Ctr to King St @ 9Th St
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
DART First State

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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