New Castle travel guide

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You're Going to Love New Castle

With a population of 5.285, New Castle is a must-see destination in Delaware, United States.

Where to Eat in New Castle

If you’re looking for affordable options, Jessop's Tavern (114 Delaware St) and Booth House Tavern (222 Delaware St) are great picks.

When to visit New Castle

New Castle in March
Estimated hotel price
S$ 134
1 night at 3-star hotel
New Castle in March
Estimated hotel price
S$ 134
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to New Castle in July, when the average temperature is 24 °C, and the highest can go up to 30 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -4 °C, with an average temperature of 0 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in July, when precipitation is around 104 mm. In contrast, October is usually the driest month of the year in New Castle, with an average rainfall of 70 mm.

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How to Get to New Castle

Plane

When flying to New Castle, you’ll arrive at Greater Wilmington (ILG), which is located 4 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to New Castle from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 43h 30m.

Train

Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving New Castle, followed by Acela. The train journey from New Castle to Newark takes 1h 00m and costs around S$ 23 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Baltimore, expect to pay about S$ 15 for a 1h 11m trip.

Car

Another option to get to New Castle is to pick up a car hire from New York, which is about 181 km from New Castle. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Budget, among others, in New York.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to New Castle, including Megabus, OurBus and Peter Pan Bus Lines. From Allentown, the bus ride to New Castle takes 137 km and will cost you around S$ 54. From Baltimore, the ticket costs about S$ 13 for a journey of 193 km.

Plane

When flying to New Castle, you’ll arrive at Greater Wilmington (ILG), which is located 4 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to New Castle from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 43h 30m.

Train

Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving New Castle, followed by Acela. The train journey from New Castle to Newark takes 1h 00m and costs around S$ 23 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Baltimore, expect to pay about S$ 15 for a 1h 11m trip.

Car

Another option to get to New Castle is to pick up a car hire from New York, which is about 181 km from New Castle. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Budget, among others, in New York.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to New Castle, including Megabus, OurBus and Peter Pan Bus Lines. From Allentown, the bus ride to New Castle takes 137 km and will cost you around S$ 54. From Baltimore, the ticket costs about S$ 13 for a journey of 193 km.

Airports near New Castle

Airlines serving New Castle

Lufthansa
Good (4,683 reviews)
KLM
Good (842 reviews)
SWISS
Good (938 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,723 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,197 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,463 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,110 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,953 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,377 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,198 reviews)
Finnair
Good (786 reviews)
LOT
Good (675 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,172 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,898 reviews)
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Where to stay in New Castle

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Fairfield Inn & Suites Wilmington New Castle and Red Roof Inn & Suites Wilmington - New Castle.

Where to stay in popular areas of New Castle

Most booked hotels in New Castle

Sheraton Suites Wilmington Downtown
3 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
S$ 213+
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wilmington
4 stars
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
S$ 184+
DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown Wilmington - Legal District
4 stars
Good (6.9, Good reviews)
S$ 204+
SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Brandywine Valley
2 stars
Good (6.3, Good reviews)
S$ 120+
Days Inn by Wyndham Wilmington/Brandywine
2 stars
Good (6, Good reviews)
S$ 117+

Hiring a car in New Castle

Expect to pay S$ 1.35 per litre in New Castle (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 16.15 and S$ 21.53. The most frequently booked car type in New Castle is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard car hire (Chevrolet Trailblazer or similar) is, on average, 65% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 1.35 per litre in New Castle (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 16.15 and S$ 21.53. The most frequently booked car type in New Castle is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard car hire (Chevrolet Trailblazer or similar) is, on average, 65% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.