There are 6 ways to get from Wilmington to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by train, bus, subway, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 13 min

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

$63 - $136

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Bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. to Midtown - 34 W. 31st St.
  2. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 29 St to Queens Bl/78 Av X63 / ...

$20 - $34

4 alternative options

Bus, subway  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington, De to New York, Ny 2400 / ...
  2. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Howard Beach - JFK Airport A

$24 - $47

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Wilmington to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 138.6 miles

$13 - $20

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to New York JFK (JFK) BWI - JFK

$204 - $697

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York JFK (JFK) PHL - JFK

$181 - $578

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The cheapest way to get from Wilmington to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wilmington to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to train which costs $60 - $140 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wilmington to New York JFK Airport (JFK) station. However, there are services departing from Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. and arriving at JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION via Madison Av/E 29 St and Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Wilmington to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Wilmington Amtrak and arriving at Terminal 4 via Penn Station and Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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The distance between Wilmington and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 113 miles. The road distance is 138.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 13 min and costs $60 - $140.

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Wilmington to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Wilmington to New York JFK Airport (JFK) bus services, operated by Rockledge Bus, depart from Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. station.

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Wilmington to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Wilmington Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to train which takes 2 h 13 min and costs $60 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $35 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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Wilmington to New York JFK Airport (JFK) bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Queens Bl/78 Av station.

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Map of how to get from Wilmington to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 112.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 13 min

What companies run services between Wilmington, DE, USA and New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Wilmington to New York JFK Airport (JFK) hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $130 and the journey takes 1 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wilmington to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via Midtown - 34 W. 31st St., Madison Av/E 29 St, Queens Bl/78 Av, and Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd in around 4 h 41 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Wilmington Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$55 - $130
Business Class
$85 - $140
First Class
$195
Train from Wilmington Amtrak to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
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
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 29 St to Queens Bl/78 Av
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info

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