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Q. How do I leave town on the train?

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SEPTA from Newark to Wilmington and Philadelphia

Service between the Newark Train Station and Center City Philadelphia along the SEPTA Wilmington/Newark Regional Rail line is available Monday through Friday.

Further Information

Monday through Friday, trains arrive and depart the Newark Train Station on SEPTA’s Wilmington/Newark Regional Rail line at 6:22 am, 6:46 am, 7:24 am, 8:17 am, and 8:58 am, 4:46 pm, 5:43 pm, 6:46 pm, and 7:23 pm.

An express bus operated by DART departs the Newark Train Station for the Wilmington Train Station at 11:50 am and arrives at the Newark Train Station from the Wilmington Train Station at 1:05 pm.

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AMTRAK from Newark along the Northeast Corridor

Limited AMTRAK service on the Northeast Regional line is available from Newark Train Station. AMTRAK tickets can be purchased online.

Further Information

M-F: The Northeast Regional 186 departs Newark NB at 2:24 pm | SB at 7:30 pm

Sat-Sun: The Northeast Regional 156 departs Newark NB 3:44 pm | 182 NB 8:41 pm | 82 SB 5:05 pm | 135 SB 8:05 pm

Full Northeast Corridor information is available in detailed pdf schedules:Northeast Corridor 1 | Northeast Corridor 2 | Virginia Service | Atlantic Coast (Silver Service), or visit the Amtrak site to plan your trip.

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ARRIVING AT THE NEWARK TRAIN STATION

UD Shuttle Buses:

The earliest stop at the train station on the South Campus Route is an “on demand” stop before 4:39 am (M-F). The earliest stop at the train station on the Express Route is an "on demand" stop after 7:00 am (M-F).

The first stop at the train station on the Evening Route 1 is an “on demand” stop after 6:10 pm (7 days). Evening 1 also stops at the DART Bus Shelter on the opposite side of South College Avenue. This is an "on demand" stop beginning after 6:19 pm. This route will repeat these stops every 40 minutes until its last run. The Unicity Bus System also serves the Train Station on Monday through Friday daytime routes. Routes N-1, N-2 AM and N-2 PM, serve the Train Station.

Further Information

The Unicity Bus System is a service of the City of Newark and the University of Delaware, with funding assistance from the State of Delaware. Buses operate Monday through Friday on daytime routes (except some holidays). Get the complete Unicity Bus Schedule. The Unicity Buses are free to the public.

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DART:

Bus Routes 16, 33, 39, 55, and 65 serve the Newark Train Station Monday through Friday on an extended daytime schedule (33 has weekend service, 55 has Saturday service). For those living on campus, this may not the most convenient option. Note that Routes 33, 39, 55, and 65 connect to other local routes at the Newark Transit Hub. For complete information on DART Bus Routes, visit the DART Web site.

Save money on multi-leg trips with DARTCards - available for purchase online.

RETURNING TO CAMPUS FROM THE TRAIN STATION

Get information on returning to your residence hall via the University Shuttle Buses.

Get information on returning to your off-campus residence.

Service to/from the Wilmington Train Station is more robust than service to/from the Newark Train Station.
SEPTA from Wilmington

Service between the Wilmington Train Station and Center City Philadelphia is available via SEPTA’s Wilmington/Newark Regional Rail line.

AMTRAK from Wilmington

The Wilmington Train Station is a regular stop on several AMTRAK routes, including the Acela Express and Northeast Regional routes.

Full Northeast Corridor information is available in detailed pdf schedules:Northeast Corridor 1 | Northeast Corridor 2 | Virginia Service | Atlantic Coast (Silver Service), or visit the Amtrak site to plan your trip. AMTRAK tickets can be purchased online.

Getting to the Wilmington Train Station

Service is available to the Wilmington Train Station from Newark via the SEPTA Wilmington/Newark Regional Rail line or via DART First State bus service.

Get details on using DART for service to the Wilmington Train Station/Greyhound Bus Station.

Save money on multi-leg trips with DARTCards - available for purchase online.

Q. How do I get from my residence hall to the Newark train station?

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Get details on train service from the Newark Train Station.

Monday through Friday (daytime):

UD Shuttle Buses:

1. Connect (if necessary) from the shuttle bus stop closest to your residence hall to the South Campus Route or Express Route.

2. The Train Station Pull Off is an “on demand” stop; please inform the driver that you will need the shuttle bus to stop. NOTE: South Campus Route and Express Route are only available as M-F daytime routes. See “Further Information” for more details.

Further Information

Monday through Friday, trains arrive and depart the Newark Train Station on SEPTA’s Wilmington/Newark Regional Rail line at 6:22 am, 6:46 am, 7:24 am, 8:17 am, and 8:58 am, 4:46 pm, 5:43 pm, 6:46 pm, and 7:23 pm. An express bus operated by DART departs the Newark Train Station for the Wilmington Train Station at 11:50 am and arrives at the Newark Train Station from the Wilmington Train Station at 1:07 pm.

Save money on multi-leg trips with DARTCards - available for purchase online.

NOTE: The earliest stop at the train station on the South Campus Route is an "on demand" stop before 4:39 am (M-F). The earliest stop at the train station on the Express Route is an "on demand" stop after 7:00 am (M-F).

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Unicity:

The Unicity Bus System also serves the Train Station on Monday through Friday daytime routes. Routes N-1, N-2 AM and N-2 PM, serve the Train Station.

Further Information

The Unicity Bus System is a service of the City of Newark and the University of Delaware, with funding assistance from the State of Delaware. Buses operate Monday through Friday on daytime routes (except some holidays). Get the complete Unicity Bus Schedule. The Unicity Buses are free to the public.

The Unicity Bus System also serves the Train Station on Monday through Friday daytime routes. Routes N-1, N-2 AM and N-2 PM, serve the Train Station.

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DART:

Bus Routes 16, 33, 39, 55, and 65 serve the Newark Train Station Monday through Friday on an extended daytime schedule (33 has weekend service, 55 has Saturday service). For those living on campus, this may not the most convenient option. Note that Routes 33, 39, 55, and 65 connect to other local routes at the Newark Transit Hub. For complete information on DART Bus Routes, visit the DART Web site.

Monday- Friday (evening):

The first stop at the train station on the Evening Route 1 is an “on demand” stop after 6:10 pm (7 days). Evening 1 also stops at the DART Bus Shelter on the opposite side of South College Avenue. This is an "on demand" stop beginning after 6:19 pm. This route will repeat these stops every 40 minutes until its last run.

DART:

Bus Routes 16, 33, 39, 55, and 65 serve the Newark Train Station Monday through Friday on an extended daytime schedule (33 has weekend service, 55 has Saturday service). For those living on campus, this may not the most convenient option. Note that Routes 33, 39, 55, and 65 connect to other local routes at the Newark Transit Hub. For complete information on DART Bus Routes, visit the DART Web site.

Weekends (daytime):

On the weekends, there is no SEPTA service to the Newark Train Station. Daytime AMTRAK service is limited to the Northbound 156 (3:44 pm) and the Southbound 87 (5:05 pm).

There is no UD Shuttle Bus service to the Train Station on weekends in the daytime. DART Route 33 has weekend service, Route 55 has Saturday service.

Weekends (evening):

On the weekends, there is no SEPTA service to the Newark Train Station. AMTRAK evening service is limited to the Northbound 182 (8:41 pm), the Southbound 135 (8:05 pm) and the Southbound 87 (5:05 pm).

There is no UD Shuttle Bus service to the Train Station for those departing on the 87. The first stop at the train station on the Evening Route 1 is an “on demand” stop after 6:10 pm (7 days). Evening 1 also stops at the DART Bus Shelter on the opposite side of South College Avenue. This is an "on demand" stop beginning after 6:19 pm. This route will repeat these stops every 40 minutes until its last run. DART Route 33 has weekend service, Route 55 has Saturday service.

Save money on multi-leg trips with DARTCards - available for purchase online.

Q. How do I get back to my residence hall from the Newark Train Station?

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Monday through Friday:

Trains arrive and depart the Newark Train Station on SEPTA’s Wilmington/Newark Regional Rail line at 6:22 am, 6:46 am, 7:24 am, 8:17 am, and 8:58 am, 4:46 pm, 5:43 pm, 6:46 pm, and 7:23 pm. The Northeast Regional 186 departs Newark NB at 2:24 pm | SB at 7:30 pm.

UD Shuttle Buses:

NOTE that the stops for the UD Shuttle Bus Routes serving the Train Station Pull-Off do not necessarily coincide with the arrival of trains. We highly suggest reviewing the schedules for the South Campus Route, the Express Route and Evening Route 1. To reduce waiting time, shuttle buses on routes serving south campus will stop on the return/Northbound trip on South College Avenue, north of the pedestrian bridge, across from Ritter Lane.

Further Information

If you arrive on a northbound train, you will need to cross the bridge over the railroad tracks. If you arrive on a southbound train, you can continue through the parking lot to the Ritter Lane stop. (Close)

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Unicity

The Unicity Bus System also serves the Train Station on Monday through Friday daytime routes. Routes N-1, N-2 AM and N-2 PM, serve the Train Station.

Further Information

The Unicity Bus System is a service of the City of Newark and the University of Delaware, with funding assistance from the State of Delaware. Buses operate Monday through Friday on daytime routes (except some holidays). Get the complete Unicity Bus Schedule. The Unicity Buses are free to the public. (Close)

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DART

Bus Routes 16, 33, 39, 55, and 65 serve the Newark Train Station Monday through Friday on an extended daytime schedule (33 has weekend service, 55 has Saturday service). For those living on campus, this may not the most convenient option. Note that Routes 33, 39, 55, and 65 connect to other local routes at the Newark Transit Hub. For complete information on DART Bus Routes, visit the DART Web site.

Save money on multi-leg trips with DARTCards - available for purchase online.

Weekends (daytime):

On the weekends, there is no SEPTA service to the Newark Train Station. Daytime AMTRAK service is limited to the Northbound 156 (3:44 pm) and the Southbound 87 (5:05 pm).

There is no UD Shuttle Bus service to the Train Station on weekends in the daytime. DART Route 33 has weekend service, Route 55 has Saturday service.

Weekends (evening):

On the weekends, there is no SEPTA service to the Newark Train Station. AMTRAK evening service is limited to the Northbound 182 (8:41 pm), the Southbound 135 (8:05 pm) and the Southbound 87 (5:05 pm).

There is no UD Shuttle Bus service to the Train Station for those departing on the 87. The first stop at the train station on the Evening Route 1 is an “on demand” stop after 6:10 pm (7 days). Evening 1 also stops at the DART Bus Shelter on the opposite side of South College Avenue. This is an "on demand" stop beginning after 6:19 pm. This route will repeat these stops every 40 minutes until its last run. DART Route 33 has weekend service, Route 55 has Saturday service.

 

Q. I live off-campus. How do I get to/from the Newark Train Station?

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Review the UD Shuttle Bus routes to see if any stops are convenient to your off-campus residence. The South Campus and Express daytime routes, and Evening Route 1 all serve the Train Station.

Also review the Unicity Bus Schedule. Routes N-1, N-2 AM and N-2 PM serve the Train Station.

Further Information

The Unicity Bus System is a service of the City of Newark and the University of Delaware, with funding assistance from the State of Delaware. Buses operate Monday through Friday on daytime routes (except some holidays). Get the complete Unicity Bus Schedule (link). The Unicity Buses are free to the public. (Close)

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DART

Bus Routes 16, 33, 39, 55, and 65 serve the Newark Train Station Monday through Friday on an extended daytime schedule (33 has weekend service, 55 has Saturday service). For those living on campus, this may not the most convenient option. Note that Routes 33, 39, 55, and 65 connect to other local routes at the Newark Transit Hub. For complete information on DART Bus Routes, visit the DART Web site.

Save money on multi-leg trips with DARTCards - available for purchase online.

Q. How do I get to/from the Wilmington Train Station/Greyhound Bus Station?

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The Wilmington Train Station and the Greyhound Bus Station are located directly across from one another off Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Service is available to the Wilmington Train Station/Greyhound Bus Station from Newark via the SEPTA Wilmington/Newark Regional Rail line or via DART bus service.

Use SEPTA from Newark to Wilmington

Monday through Friday, trains arrive and depart the Newark Train Station on SEPTA’s Wilmington/Newark Regional Rail line at 6:22 am, 6:46 am, 7:24 am, 8:17 am, and 8:58 am, 4:46 pm, 5:43 pm, 6:46 pm, and 7:23 pm. An express bus operated by DART departs the Newark Train Station for the Wilmington Train Station at 11:50 am and arrives at the Newark Train Station from the Wilmington Train Station at 1:05 pm.

Get information on getting to the Newark Train Station from your residence hall. Get information on getting to the Newark Train Station from your off-campus residence.

Use DART from Newark to Wilmington Train Station

1. Connect (if necessary) from the shuttle bus stop closest to your residence hall to the Paper Mill Rd. / East Campus Route (M-F). (The Route 31 Newark Trolley also serves the Transit Hub from Elkton Rd. and Main St., M-F)

2. Get off the bus at the University Courtyard stop.

3. Take E. Delaware Ave. east to the DART Transit Hub.

4. DART Route #6 begins at the DART Transit Hub.

The fare for the #6 is $1.15 and can be paid on the bus with exact change.

Save money on multi-leg trips with DARTCards - available for purchase online.

  • Monday through Friday, the earliest departure of the #6 Bus from Newark is at 5:31 am. The last departure is at 10:45 pm.
  • Saturday, the earliest departure of the #6 Bus from Newark is 7:05 am. The last departure is at 7:36 pm.
  • Sunday, the earliest departure of the #6 Bus from Newark is 9:52 am. The last departure is at 4:52 pm
  • Monday through Friday, the earliest departure of the #6 Bus from the Wilmington Train Station is at 4:39 am. The last departure from the Wilmington Train Station is at 10:40 pm.
  • Saturday, the earliest departure of the #6 Bus from the Wilmington Train Station is at 5:54 am. The last departure from the Wilmington Train Station is 7:24 pm.
  • Sunday, the earliest departure of the #6 Bus from the Wilmington Train Station is at 8:54 am. The last departure from the Wilmington Train Station is at 4:54 pm.
  • Additionally, get information about the UD Sunday Shuttle from Wilmington.

5. It takes about 45 minutes to get from the Newark DART Transit Hub to the Wilmington Train Station/Greyhound Bus Station.

Q. How do I get to the Philadelphia International Airport?

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SEPTA

1. Take SEPTA’s Wilmington/Newark Regional Rail line from Newark (M-F only) or Wilmington to the University City stop.
2. From the University City stop, take SEPTA’s Regional Rail Airport Line.
3. Stops at Airport Terminals A, B, C & D, and E & F. For a terminal map of the Philadelphia International Airport, visit the airport’s Web site at www.phl.org/terminal_map.html

For flight info, call 1-800-PHL-GATE.

Q. How do I get to BWI (Baltimore-Washington International) Airport?

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AMTRAK

AMTRAK service to BWI Airport is available from Newark Train Station (limited) and Wilmington Train Station.

AMTRAK's Northeast Regional 193 departs Newark at 7:30 pm and arrive at BWI at 8:29 pm.

The Northeast Regional 186 departs BWI at 1:30 pm and arrives at Newark at 2:24 pm. The Northeast Regional 134 departs BWI at 3:57 pm and arrives Newark at 4:50 pm.

Note that service to/from Wilmington is more robust than service to/from Newark.

AMTRAK tickets can be purchased online.

Greyhound

Greyhound service departs Newark (Park & Ride at 896 & Rt 4) at 2:40 pm and arrives at BWI at 6:30 pm. (7 days a week)

Greyhound service departs Wilmington (across from Wilmington Train Station) for BWI at 11 am (7 days) and 4:20 pm (4:25 Sat-Sun).

For information on getting to Baltimore city, see Megabus.

Q. How do I get to NYC?

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AMTRAK

AMTRAK service to NYC is available from Newark Train Station (limited) and Wilmington Train Station.

M-F: The Northeast Regional 186 departs Newark NB at 2:24 pm

Sat-Sun: The Northeast Regional 156 departs Newark NB 3:44 pm | 182 NB 8:41 pm

Note that service to/from Wilmington is more robust than service to/from Newark.

AMTRAK tickets can be purchased online.

Greyhound/Bolt Bus

Greyhound service departs Newark (Park & Ride at 896 & Rt 4) at 1:15 pm and arrives in NYC at 5:45 pm. (7 days a week)

Greyhound service from Wilmington (across from Wilmington Train Station) is more robust than service from Newark. Additionally, service is available from Philadelphia on Greyhound's Bolt Bus service.

The Bolt Bus stop is across from the 30th Street Station, which is on the SEPTA Wilmington/Newark regional rail line. Monday-Friday, service is available from Newark.(see above for more information on departing Newark) Sat-Sun, service is available from Wilmington. (see above for information on getting to the Wilmington train station)

Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines have announced an expansion to their premium Express service in the Northeast by adding a new route between New York City and Wilmington, Delaware.

Twice daily round-trip service began on Monday, Feb. 13 and tickets are now on sale at www.mygreyhoundexpress.com or www.peterpanbus.com.

Express provides customers with a premium service on new buses equipped with onboard amenities such as free Wi-Fi, leather seats, extra legroom and power outlets. Express operates from dedicated gates and a private waiting area, where a guest services specialist provides an extra level of service for customers.

NEW! - UD is now an official bus stop for Megabus, express daily transportation to destinations such as New York City, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

From those stops, passengers can connect to many other destinations, including Toronto, North Carolina and Virginia.

Megabus offers low-cost express inter-city bus service for as low as $1. Tickets can be purchased on Megabus' website. Buses arrive and depart from the UD bus shelter in Lot 6 on Laird Campus. Riders will receive a confirmation email once they've purchased tickets with further instructions about parking at the bus stop and other information.

» University Shuttle Buses run on an abbreviated schedule during University break periods. Buses do not run when University offices are closed. For holidays or special events (e.g. final exam periods), check the Holiday & Special Routes page, updated throughout the year.

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