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Use Transit to Avoid Traffic Congestion, Let DART Do the Driving

June 04, 2014
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Due to the I-495 bridge closure, major and secondary roads in and around the City of Wilmington are experiencing increased traffic congestion.  Use transit to avoid the congestion, aggravation and stress…Let DART Do The Driving!

SEPTA Train Service – Wilmington/Newark Line

Available within Delaware with connecting bus service, pedestrian and bike access.

 

Service Between: Avg. Travel Time # Weekday Trains
Newark – Wilmington 20 minutes 21
Churchmans Crossing – Wilmington 12 minutes 21
Claymont – Wilmington 9 minutes 25

and to Center City Philadelphia via Wilmington/Newark Line.

Service Between: Avg. Travel Time # Weekday Trains
Newark/Churchmans – Philadelphia 65-72 minutes 21
Wilmington or Claymont – Philadelphia 45-52 minutes 25

 

See SEPTA Wilmington/Newark for complete schedule.

 

SEPTA Fares

Travel between all Delaware Stations is 1 Zone.

One-Way (advance sales) – $4.75; Weekly TrailPass – $27.25; Monthly TrailPass – $101

 

Travel between all Delaware Stations and Philadelphia is 4 Zones.

One-Way (advance sales) – $6.50; Weekly TrailPass – $53; Monthly TrailPass – $191

 

SEPTA fare media can be purchased at Newark and Wilmington Train Stations, and at DART’s Market Street Mall Store at 718 N. Market St.

 

Valid SEPTA Weekly and Monthly TrailPasses can be used for free travel on all DART bus trips within Northern New Castle County.

 

From Wilmington Train Station, most DART buses travel to Downtown Wilmington serving major employers (examples below):

Bank of America – All routes at Rodney Square.

Capital One 360 (Delaware Ave.) – Routes 6, 7, 10, 16, 20, 28 & 301.

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield – Routes 6, 7, 10, 16, 20, 28 & 301.

M&T Bank – Routes 2, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 16, 20, 28, 38 & 301.

Wilmington Hospital – Routes 2, 6, 11, 12, 21 & 35.

WSFS – Routes 2, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 16, 20, 28, 38 & 301.

 

View Downtown Service Map or Greater Wilmington Service Map to determine the best bus connection for you.

 

DART Park & Rides

Use one of DART’s convenient area Park & Rides – park for free and ride the bus stress free.

Click Park & Ride to find the lot nearest you.

 

DART continues to monitor service delays due to congestion and will be adding additional buses to meet demands.

  

DARTCards

Discounted, stored value cards can be purchased at DARTCard Sales Outlets, by mail, phone and online.

 

 Information

1-800-652-DART (3278) www.DartFirstState.com