There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Wilkes-Barre by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) ORD - AVP

$257 - $485

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  21 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny 1604
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to Wilkes-Barre, PA From NYC to Wilkes Barre / ...

$115 - $247

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Syracuse, NY  •  18 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Binghamton
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Scranton, Pa 212

$137 - $380

Bus D&J Bus  •  20 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Wilkes-Barre, PA 202 / ...

$132 - $157

Train, bus  •  29 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Wilkes-Barre, PA 202 / ...

$170 - $445

Drive  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Wilkes-Barre 688.8 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Wilkes-Barre is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Wilkes-Barre is to fly which costs $250 - $490 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Wilkes-Barre is 612 miles. The road distance is 688.8 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Chicago to Wilkes-Barre, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Wilkes-Barre. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Wilkes-Barre, PA via New York and Philadelphia, PA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 26 min.

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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Wilkes-Barre every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Wilkes-Barre via New York and Philadelphia, PA in around 20 h 26 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
25 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $400
Room
$550 - $750
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Binghamton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $65
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$14 - $28
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
D&J Bus
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Chicago to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com

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