There are 3 ways to get from Wilmington to Dover by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Duke Of York St @ Legislative Av 301

$6 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wilmington to Dover 49.6 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Wilmington to Dover 49.6 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Wilmington to Dover is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wilmington to Dover is to taxi which costs $210 - $260 and takes 55 min.

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The distance between Wilmington and Dover is 41 miles. The road distance is 49.6 miles.

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The bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Duke Of York St @ Legislative Av takes 1 h 19 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French station and arriving at Duke Of York St @ Legislative Av. Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to Dover without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 19 min and costs $6 - $9.

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Map of how to get from Wilmington to Dover.
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  • Distance: 40.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

What companies run services between Wilmington, DE, USA and Dover, DE, USA?

DART First State operates a bus from Wilmington to Dover every 2 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 19 min.

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 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
dartfirststate.com
Other operators
Taxi from Wilmington to Dover
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Wilmington Taxi Service
Phone
+1 302-804-1134
Delaware Wilmington Taxi
Phone
+1 302-345-1198
Website
delawareridetaxi.weebly.com

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