There are 5 ways to get from Wilmington to Jersey City by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$86 - $221

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington, De to Newark, Nj 904 / ...

$18 - $42

3 alternative options

Bus Rockledge Bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. to Midtown - 34 W. 31st St.

$19 - $23

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Wilmington to Jersey City 118.6 miles

$11 - $17

Train, fly, subway  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  3. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 34 St - Herald Sq
  4. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square

$189 - $611

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The cheapest way to get from Wilmington to Jersey City is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wilmington to Jersey City is to train which costs $85 - $230 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wilmington to Jersey City. However, there are services departing from Wilmington, De and arriving at Communipaw Ave At Mallory Ave via Ferry St At Union St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Wilmington to Jersey City. However, there are services departing from Wilmington Amtrak and arriving at Journal Square via Newark. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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The distance between Wilmington and Jersey City is 104 miles. The road distance is 118.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to Jersey City without a car is to train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs $85 - $230.

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It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Wilmington to Jersey City, including transfers.

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Wilmington to Jersey City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Wilmington, De station.

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Wilmington to Jersey City train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Wilmington Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to Jersey City is to train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs $85 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $45 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Wilmington to Jersey City.
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  • Distance: 103.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 31 min

What companies run services between Wilmington, DE, USA and Jersey City, NJ, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Wilmington to Jersey City hourly. Tickets cost $80 - $220 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Wilmington to Jersey City hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 Wilmington Amtrak to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $220
Train from Wilmington Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
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 Wilmington, De to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Rockledge Bus
Phone
7577171677VA
Email
climing44@yahoo.com
Website
rockledgebus.com
Bus from Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. to Midtown - 34 W. 31st St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
rockledgebus.com

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Wilmington to Jersey City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Newark, Nj station.

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Wilmington to Jersey City train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wilmington to Jersey City is 119 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to drive from Wilmington to Jersey City.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 1769+ hotels available in Jersey City. Prices start at $114 USD per night.

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