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There are 8 ways to get from Wilmington to La Crosse by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Philadelphia to La Crosse  •  6h 48m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to La Crosse (LSE) PHL - LSE

$249 - $1,135

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Train  •  32h 12m

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to La Crosse Amtrak Station Empire Builder

$143 - $203

6 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly to La Crosse  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to La Crosse (LSE) BWI - LSE

$247 - $1,150

Fly Philadelphia to Madison, bus  •  9h 20m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Madison (MSN) PHL - MSN
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to La Crosse, WI - UW La Crosse - Sanford Hall

$206 - $290

Train via Washington  •  26h 32m

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Rockville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to La Crosse Amtrak Station

$152 - $326

Bus  •  29h

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington, De to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
  4. Take the bus from Milwaukee to La Crosse 966

$145 - $219

Train, bus  •  34h 53m

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Madison - Langdon & N Park
  3. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to La Crosse, WI - UW La Crosse - Sanford Hall

$145 - $209

Drive  •  17h 4m

  1. Drive from Wilmington to La Crosse 1040 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Wilmington to La Crosse is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Wilmington to La Crosse is to train and fly which costs $240 - $1,200 and takes 6h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wilmington to La Crosse. However, there are services departing from Wilmington, De and arriving at La Crosse via Baltimore Downtown, Md, Chicago, Il and Milwaukee. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h.

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No, there is no direct train from Wilmington station to La Crosse station. However, there are services departing from Wilmington Amtrak Station and arriving at La Crosse Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 12m.

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The distance between Wilmington and La Crosse is 859 miles. The road distance is 1040 miles.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to La Crosse without a car is to train via Washington which takes 26h 32m and costs $150 - $330.

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It takes approximately 6h 48m to get from Wilmington to La Crosse, including transfers.

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Wilmington to La Crosse bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Wilmington, De station.

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Wilmington to La Crosse train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Wilmington Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to La Crosse is to fly which takes 6h 48m and costs $240 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can train via Washington, which costs $150 - $330 and takes 26h 32m, you could also bus, which costs $140 - $220 and takes 29h.

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  • Distance: 859.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 48m

What companies run services between Wilmington, DE, USA and La Crosse, WI, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Wilmington to La Crosse hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Wilmington to La Crosse via Washington Union Station, UNION STATION station, ROCKVILLE station, Rockville Amtrak, and Chicago Union Station in around 26h 32m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to La Crosse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to La Crosse via Milwaukee, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to La Crosse via Dayton, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to La Crosse via Buffalo, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to La Crosse via Baltimore, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to La Crosse via Syracuse, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to La Crosse via Lexington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to La Crosse via Norfolk, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to La Crosse via Indianapolis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to La Crosse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to La Crosse via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to La Crosse via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Madison
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Madison via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to La Crosse via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to La Crosse via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to La Crosse via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to La Crosse via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to La Crosse via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to La Crosse via New York JFK, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Madison via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Madison via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $480
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Madison
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
Train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$70 - $130
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 Wilmington Amtrak Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $130
First Class
$100 - $230
Train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $150
First Class
$120 - $250
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Train from Rockville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Train from Chicago Union Station to La Crosse Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
26h 16m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320
Bus operators
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to La Crosse, WI - UW La Crosse - Sanford Hall
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
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 Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$35 - $50
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to La Crosse
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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There is no direct flight from Philadelphia Airport to La Crosse Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 33m and has one stopover.

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Wilmington to La Crosse bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at La Crosse station.

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La Crosse is 1h behind Wilmington. It is currently 1:56 PM in Wilmington and 12:56 PM in La Crosse.

Wilmington to La Crosse train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at La Crosse Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wilmington to La Crosse is 1040 miles. It takes approximately 17h 4m to drive from Wilmington to La Crosse.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to La Crosse Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in La Crosse. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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