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There are 3 ways to get from Philadelphia to Dover by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Duke Of York St @ Legislative Av 301

$60 - $150

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Suburban Station  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Suburban Station to Wilmington Wilmington/Newark Line
  2. Take the bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Federal St @ Water St Ib 301

$13 - $18

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Dover 75.9 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Dover is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Dover is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Dover is 58 miles. The road distance is 75.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Dover without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 31 min and costs $60 - $150.

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Philadelphia to Dover, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Dover is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to drive from Philadelphia to Dover.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Dover.
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  • Distance: 58.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Dover, DE, USA?

There is no direct connection from Philadelphia to Dover. However, you can take the train to Wilmington Amtrak Station, take the walk to Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French, then take the bus to Duke Of York St @ Legislative Av. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Philadelphia to Dover via Wilmington and Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French in around 3 h 6 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
Bus operators
DART First State
Phone
+1 800-652-3278
Website
dartfirststate.com
Bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Duke Of York St @ Legislative Av
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
dartfirststate.com
Bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Federal St @ Water St Ib
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
dartfirststate.com

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