There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia to Delaware by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$7 - $150

5 alternative options

Train SEPTA  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Suburban Station to Wilmington Wilmington/Newark Line

$8 - $11

Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Wilmington, De 3013 / ...

$10 - $21

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Philadelphia to Wilmington 28.4 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Wilmington 28.4 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  37 min

  1. Take an Uber from Philadelphia to Wilmington 28.4 miles

$40 - $55

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Wilmington, De. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station station and arriving at Wilmington Amtrak. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Delaware is 89 miles. The road distance is 28.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Delaware without a car is to train which takes 17 min and costs .

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The train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Philadelphia to Delaware bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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Philadelphia to Delaware train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Delaware is to train which takes 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 50 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Delaware.
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  • Distance: 88.5 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Delaware, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to Wilmington hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $150 and the journey takes 17 min. SEPTA also services this route every 5 minutes. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Philadelphia to Wilmington hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $21 and the journey takes 50 min.

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 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
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Suburban Station to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
septa.org
Train from Suburban Station to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
septa.org
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 Philadelphia, Pa to Wilmington, De
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Other operators
Uber Philadelphia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Philadelphia to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $55
UberX
$40 - $60
WAV
$40 - $55
UberXL
$70 - $90
Black Car Seat
$120 - $150
Black
$110 - $140
Black SUV Car Seat
$130 - $170
Black SUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Philadelphia to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
http://www.philapark.org/
Website
philapark.org
Freedom Taxi
Phone
+1 215-222-9999
Website
facebook.com
Phila Taxi Service
Phone
+1 267-309-2675
Website
philataxiservice.com
Philadelphia Taxicab Service
Phone
+1 215-535-6700
Website
philataxicab.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Delaware is 28 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Philadelphia to Delaware.

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