There are 8 ways to get from Boston to Scranton by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, bus via New York, Ny  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Scranton, Pa 206 / ...

$95 - $201

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny 2509 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Scranton, Pa 206 / ...

$39 - $111

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak Acela Express
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Scranton, Pa 300

$143 - $192

Bus via Hartford, CT - Union Station  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Hartford, CT - Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to University of Scranton

$58 - $101

Drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Scranton 293.8 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to New York La Guardia, bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Scranton, Pa

$80 - $306

Fly to New York JFK, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Scranton, Pa

$84 - $347

Fly to Newark, bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Scranton, Pa

$75 - $329

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Scranton is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Scranton is to drive which takes 5 h 2 min and costs $28 - $45.

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The distance between Boston and Scranton is 396 km. The road distance is 470 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Boston to Scranton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Scranton. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Scranton, Pa via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Scranton, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston to Scranton via New York, Ny in around 7 h 2 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$120 - $160
Business Class
$190 - $200
First Class
$291
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Newark, Nj to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to Scranton
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to University of Scranton
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
martztrailways.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Hartford, CT - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
peterpanbus.com

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