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There are 3 ways to get from Reading to Delaware by taxi, train, bus or car

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Taxi, train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Downingtown Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Downingtown Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station

$192 - $332

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 13 min

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

$80 - $188

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Wilmington 55.4 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Delaware is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Delaware is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between Reading and Delaware is 118 miles. The road distance is 55.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Delaware without a car is to taxi and train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs $190 - $340.

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Reading to Delaware, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Delaware is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Reading to Delaware.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Delaware. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Delaware.
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  • Distance: 117.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

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

There is no direct connection from Reading to Wilmington. However, you can take the taxi to Downingtown Amtrak, take the train to Philadelphia 30th Street Station, then take the train to Wilmington Amtrak Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Reading to Wilmington via Kutztown, 30th St. Station, and Philadelphia 30th Street Station in around 5 h 13 min.

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 Downingtown Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
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
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Reading Metro Taxi
Phone
+1 610-374-5111
Website
readingmetrotaxi.com
Grab a Cab
Phone
+1 610-478-1111
Website
grabacabpa.com

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