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There are 6 ways to get from Detroit to Scranton by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) DTW - AVP

$232 - $1,157

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Bus  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Cleveland, Oh 4440 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Scranton, Pa 212

$68 - $173

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Fly to Binghamton, bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Binghamton (BGM) DTW - BGM
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Scranton, Pa

$231 - $1,065

Bus, train  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Scranton, Pa 212

$92 - $248

Train, bus  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Windsor to Aldershot
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to Syracuse
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 207 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Scranton, Pa 212

$103 - $303

Drive  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Scranton 534.3 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Scranton is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 8 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Scranton is to fly which costs $230 - $1,200 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Scranton. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Scranton, Pa via Cleveland, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 25 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Scranton is 387 miles. The road distance is 534.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Scranton without a car is to bus and train which takes 14 h 15 min and costs $90 - $250.

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Detroit to Scranton, including transfers.

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Detroit to Scranton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit, Mi station.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Scranton is to fly which takes 3 h 26 min and costs $230 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $180 and takes 15 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 26 min.

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Detroit to Scranton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Scranton, Pa station.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Scranton.
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  • Distance: 387.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Scranton, PA, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Detroit to Scranton 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Scranton via Cleveland, Oh in around 15 h 25 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Binghamton
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$80 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Train from Aldershot to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $55
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$85 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Scranton is 534 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 48 min to drive from Detroit to Scranton.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Detroit Airport to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport.

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Book your Detroit to Scranton bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Scranton. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 49 min and costs $2.

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