There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Delaware by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Wilmington Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$92 - $239

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Bus Rockledge Bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Midtown - 34 W. 31st St. to Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St.

$22 - $40

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Wilmington, De 903 / ...

$25 - $53

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Wilmington 138.4 miles

$13 - $20

Fly from New York JFK, train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Philadelphia (PHL) JFK - PHL
  2. Take the train from Chester to Wilmington

$133 - $435

Fly from New York La Guardia, train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Philadelphia (PHL) LGA - PHL
  2. Take the train from Chester to Wilmington

$146 - $478

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to Delaware. However, there are services departing from Jfk Terminal 5/Air Train Station and arriving at Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. via Rockaway Bl/Lefferts Bl, Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl and Midtown - 34 W. 31st St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Delaware. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Wilmington Amtrak via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Delaware is 161 miles. The road distance is 138.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Delaware without a car is to train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Delaware, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Delaware bus services, operated by Rockledge Bus, depart from Midtown - 34 W. 31st St. station.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Delaware train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Delaware is to train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Delaware bus services, operated by Rockledge Bus, arrive at Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. station.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Delaware.
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  • Distance: 160.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Delaware, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Wilmington hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $230 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Wilmington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$85 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
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 New York, Ny to Wilmington, De
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Rockledge Bus
Phone
7577171677VA
Email
climing44@yahoo.com
Website
rockledgebus.com
Bus from Midtown - 34 W. 31st St. to Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
rockledgebus.com

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Delaware train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Wilmington Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Delaware is 138 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Delaware.

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American Airlines offers flights from New York JFK Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Delaware. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New York La Guardia Airport is to shuttle which takes 34 min and costs .

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