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There are 8 ways to get from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Airport Terminal A Airport Line

$61 - $148

Cheapest option

Line 013 bus, line 113 bus, line 37 bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 013 bus from 13Th St @ Market St to Tri State Mall @ Mall Entrance 013
  2. Take the line 113 bus from Tri State Mall - 3 to Chester Transportation Center 113
  3. Take the line 37 bus from Chester Transportation Center to Philadelphia Airport Terminal B 37

$8 - $9

6 alternative options

Train, line 37 bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington to Chester Wilmington/Newark Line
  2. Take the line 37 bus from Chester Transportation Center to Philadelphia Airport Terminal B 37

$9 - $11

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) 20.6 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) 20.6 miles

$2 - $3

Shuttle  •  25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  25 min

  1. Take a town car from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport 20.6 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) 20.6 miles

$28 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to taxi which costs $90 - $120 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL). However, there are services departing from 13Th St @ Market St and arriving at Philadelphia Airport Terminal B via Tri State Mall - 3 and Chester Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Wilmington station to Philadelphia Airport (PHL). However, there are services departing from Wilmington Amtrak Station and arriving at Airport Terminal A via 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Wilmington and Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is 18 miles. The road distance is 20.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) without a car is to train which takes 55 min and costs $60 - $150.

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It takes approximately 55 min to get from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL), including transfers.

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Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) bus services, operated by DART First State, depart from 13Th St @ Market St station.

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Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Wilmington Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to train which takes 55 min and costs $60 - $150. Alternatively, you can line 013 bus and line 113 bus and line 37 bus, which costs $7 - $9 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL).
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  • Distance: 18.2 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Wilmington, DE, USA and Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA?

You can take a train from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) via Philadelphia 30th Street Station and 30th Street Station in around 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) via Tri State Mall @ Mall Entrance, Tri State Mall - 3, and Chester Transportation Center in around 1 h 58 min.

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Wilmington Amtrak Station 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
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Station to Airport Terminal A
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
septa.org
Train from Wilmington to Chester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
septa.org
Bus operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Chester Transportation Center to Philadelphia Airport Terminal B
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Bus from Tri State Mall - 3 to Chester Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
DART First State
Phone
+1 800-652-3278
Website
dartfirststate.com
Bus from 13Th St @ Market St to Tri State Mall @ Mall Entrance
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
dartfirststate.com
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Private
$120 - $170
Uber Philadelphia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$28 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
WAV
$29 - $40
UberXL
$50 - $65
Black
$80 - $110
Black Car Seat
$90 - $120
Black SUV
$90 - $120
Black SUV Car Seat
$100 - $130
Taxi from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Wilmington Taxi Service
Phone
+1 302-804-1134
Delaware Wilmington Taxi
Phone
+1 302-345-1198
Website
delawareridetaxi.weebly.com

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Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) bus services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Philadelphia Airport Terminal B station.

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Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Airport Terminal A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is 21 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Wilmington to Philadelphia Airport (PHL).

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