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There are 5 ways to get from Lancaster to Scranton by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Lancaster to Hellertown, PA York to NYC
  2. Take the bus from Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem to Scranton Sands to Wilkes Barre

$45 - $63

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Train, bus Fullington Trailways  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, PA to Scranton, PA 770

$53 - $96

Train, bus via Newark, Nj  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Scranton, Pa 300

$75 - $153

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Lancaster to Scranton 132.6 miles

$13 - $19

Train, fly  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) PHL - AVP

$383 - $764

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The cheapest way to get from Lancaster to Scranton is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lancaster to Scranton is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lancaster to Scranton. However, there are services departing from Lancaster and arriving at Scranton via Main&wagnern and Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

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The distance between Lancaster and Scranton is 101 miles. The road distance is 132.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Lancaster to Scranton without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 44 min and costs $45 - $65.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Lancaster to Scranton, including transfers.

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Lancaster to Scranton bus services, operated by Bieber Transportation Group, depart from Lancaster station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Lancaster to Scranton bus services, operated by Martz Trailways, arrive at Scranton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lancaster to Scranton is 133 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to drive from Lancaster to Scranton.

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  • Distance: 101.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

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

You can take a bus from Lancaster to Scranton via Hellertown, PA, Main&wagnern, Daly&minsitrailn, and Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in around 4 h 44 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lancaster Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Lancaster Amtrak to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Train from Lancaster Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Bieber Transportation Group
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem to Scranton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg, PA to Scranton, PA
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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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 Newark, Nj to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport.

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

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