How far is Claymont, DE from Newark, DE?

Fastest route

The route from Claymont, Delaware 19703, USA to Newark, Delaware, USA is approximately 30 minutes long and covers a distance of 23.5 miles. The fastest route currently available avoids a road closure on Ogletown Rd.


  1. Get on I-495 S:
    • Head north on Governor Printz Blvd toward Philadelphia Pike.
    • Governor Printz Blvd turns right and becomes Philadelphia Pike.
    • Slight right to merge onto I-495 S toward Del Mem Br/Port of Wilm/Baltimore.
  2. Follow I-495 S and I-95 S to DE-896 N/S College Ave. Exit from I-95 S:
    • Continue on I-495 S.
    • Merge onto I-95 S.
    • Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 5 A-B for Delaware 141 toward Newport/New Castle.
    • Exit onto DE-896 N/S College Ave.
  3. Continue on S College Ave to your destination in Newark:
    • Merge onto DE-896 N/S College Ave.
    • Continue straight onto S College Ave.
    • Use any lane to turn right onto E Delaware Ave.
    • Turn left onto Academy St.

Tips & Suggestions

  • 🚗 Make sure to follow the directions and road signs while driving.
  • ⚠️ Take note of any changes in road conditions or closures that may affect your route.
  • ⏰ Consider checking for traffic updates before you start your journey to anticipate any delays.
  • 📍 Keep an eye out for landmarks or specific buildings mentioned in the directions to help you navigate.
  • 🚧 If you encounter any road closures or unexpected obstacles, be prepared to find alternative routes.

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Claymont and Newark is 17.4 miles (28 km).

Flight distance from Claymont, DE to Newark, DE is 17.4 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 02 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from Claymont, Delaware to Newark, Delaware is: 20.71 miles (33.33 km) by car.

Driving from Claymont to Newark will take approximately 00 hours 26 minutes.

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#1 Claymont

Census-designated place in Delaware

Population 8253
GPS Coordinates 39°48'2"N 75°27'35"W
Latitude 39.8006700
Longitude -75.4596400
Altitude 22
Country United States
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#2 Newark

City in New Castle County, Delaware, United States

Population 33849
GPS Coordinates 39°41'1"N 75°44'59"W
Latitude 39.6837200
Longitude -75.7496600
Altitude 38
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Claymont and Newark

The distance between Claymont and Newark is 33 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 22 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Claymont and Newark. The current time is 01:46:40.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 00 hours 41 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 00 hours 31 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 24 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 20 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 17 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 16 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 15 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 2.77 liters (0.73 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Claymont and Newark.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Claymont to Newark is $2.47 (diesel $3.16).

Delaware gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.39 $3.94 $4.22 $4.33
Total $2.47 $2.88 $3.08 $3.16

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price (in Delaware ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.386 (Diesel $4.331) /gallon. Last changed prices on October 02, 2023.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Claymont and Newark (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

Distance to Other Cities

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Driving distance from Dover, DE to Claymont 58.2 miles (94 km)

Driving distance from Glasgow, DE to Claymont 24.16 miles (39 km)

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Driving distance from Milford, DE to Claymont 75.53 miles (122 km)

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Driving distance from New Castle, DE to Claymont 13.75 miles (22 km)

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Driving distance from Seaford, DE to Claymont 94.72 miles (152 km)

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Driving distance from Wilmington, DE to Claymont 7.95 miles (13 km)

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