There are 9 ways to get from Wilmington to Newport News by train, plane, subway, bus or car

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Train to Philadelphia, fly to Newport News  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Newport News (PHF) PHL - PHF

$223 - $1,050

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Bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington, De to Richmond, Va 3013 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Hampton, Va 3005 / ...

$42 - $98

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Train to Philadelphia, fly to Norfolk  •  3 h 33 min

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

$286 - $703

Train to Baltimore, fly to Norfolk  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Norfolk (ORF) BWI - ORF

$269 - $552

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Norfolk  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Norfolk (ORF) DCA - ORF

$264 - $563

Train, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Norfolk  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Norfolk (ORF) IAD - ORF

$270 - $600

Train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak to Newport News Amtrak Northeast Regional

$93 - $211

Train via Washington Union Station  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newport News Amtrak Northeast Regional

$167 - $423

Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Wilmington to Newport News 281.4 miles

$27 - $40

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No, there is no direct bus from Wilmington to Newport News. However, there are services departing from Wilmington, De and arriving at Jefferson & Pavilion via Richmond, Va, Hampton Transfer Center and Net Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 59 min.

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The distance between Wilmington and Newport News is 192 miles. The road distance is 281.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to Newport News without a car is to train which takes 6 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Wilmington to Newport News, including transfers.

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Wilmington to Newport News bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Wilmington, De station.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to Newport News is to train which takes 6 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Newport News Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 3 min.

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Wilmington to Newport News bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Hampton, Va station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wilmington to Newport News is 281 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to drive from Wilmington to Newport News.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Newport News Airport.

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  • Distance: 191.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

What companies run services between Wilmington, DE, USA and Newport News, VA, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Wilmington to Newport News twice daily. Tickets cost $90 - $210 and the journey takes 6 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wilmington to Newport News via Richmond, Va, Hampton, Va, Hampton Transfer Center, and Net Center in around 7 h 59 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Newport News
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
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 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
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 Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Wilmington Amtrak to Newport News Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$130 - $210
Train from Washington Union Station to Newport News Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
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 Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Richmond, Va to Hampton, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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