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

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Train, bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Erie Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Scranton, Pa 212

$60 - $143

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Bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Scranton, Pa 212

$35 - $95

4 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Erie to Scranton 323.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Erie  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Erie (ERI) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) ERI - AVP

$282 - $1,357

Drive to Franklin/Oil City, fly  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Erie to Franklin/Oil City
  2. Fly from Franklin/Oil City (FKL) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) FKL - AVP

$167 - $405

Bus to Pittsburgh, fly  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
  2. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) PIT - AVP

$223 - $545

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Erie, Pa and arriving at Scranton, Pa. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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The distance between Erie and Scranton is 234 miles. The road distance is 323.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Erie to Scranton without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 56 min to get from Erie to Scranton, including transfers.

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Erie to Scranton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Erie, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Erie to Scranton is to bus which takes 8 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 5 h 46 min.

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There is no direct flight from Erie Airport to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 7 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Erie to Scranton is 324 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to drive from Erie to Scranton.

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

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Map of how to get from Erie to Scranton.
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  • Distance: 234.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 56 min

What companies run services between Erie, PA, USA and Scranton, PA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Erie to Scranton hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Erie to Scranton 5 times a day.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Franklin/Oil City to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Pittsburgh to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Erie to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Pittsburgh to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Erie to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Pittsburgh to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Erie to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Pittsburgh to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
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 Erie Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
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 Rochester, Ny to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Erie, Pa to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Erie, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Book your Erie to Scranton bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Scranton. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Erie to Erie Airport is to line 31 bus which takes 28 min and costs .

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