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There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia to New Castle by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train Amtrak Acela Express, line 015 bus  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the line 015 bus from King St @ 9Th St to 6Th St-Nc @ Tremont St 015

$55 - $144

Cheapest option

Train SEPTA, line 015 bus  •  1h 54m

  1. Take the train from Suburban Station to Wilmington Wilmington/Newark Line
  2. Take the line 015 bus from King St @ 9Th St to 6Th St-Nc @ Tremont St 015

$9 - $14

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  42m

  1. Take a taxi from Philadelphia to New Castle 34.2 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  42m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to New Castle 34.2 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  42m

  1. Take an Uber from Philadelphia to New Castle 34.2 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to New Castle is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to New Castle is to taxi which costs $150 - $190 and takes 42m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and New Castle is 29 miles. The road distance is 34.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to New Castle without a car is to train and line 015 bus which takes 1h 18m and costs $55 - $150.

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It takes approximately 1h 18m to get from Philadelphia to New Castle, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to New Castle is 34 miles. It takes approximately 42m to drive from Philadelphia to New Castle.

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There are 79+ hotels available in New Castle. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to New Castle.
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  • Distance: 29.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 18m

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

There is no direct connection from Philadelphia to New Castle. However, you can take the train to Wilmington Amtrak Station, take the walk to King St @ 9Th St, then take the line 015 bus to 6Th St-Nc @ Tremont St. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Philadelphia to New Castle via Wilmington, Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French, 10Th St @ King St, and King St @ 9Th St in around 1h 54m.

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
17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
Bus operators
DART First State
Other operators
Uber Philadelphia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Philadelphia to New Castle
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $55
UberX
$45 - $60
WAV
$45 - $60
UberXL
$75 - $100
Black
$130 - $160
Black Car Seat
$130 - $180
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Black SUV Car Seat
$150 - $200
Taxi from Philadelphia to New Castle
Ave. Duration
42m
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Philadelphia Taxicab Service
Phone
+1 215-535-6700
Website
philataxicab.com
Phila Taxi Service
Phone
+1 267-309-2675
Website
philataxiservice.com
http://www.philapark.org/
Website
philapark.org
Freedom Taxi
Phone
+1 215-222-9999
Website
facebook.com

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