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

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

Train, bus Fullington Trailways  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, PA to Scranton, PA 770, 772 Harrisburg - Scranton

$53 - $96

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lancaster to Norristown York
  2. Take the bus from Norristown Transportation Center to Scranton 202 / ...

$49 - $70

3 alternative options

Train, bus via New York, Ny  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Scranton, Pa 206

$119 - $312

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Lancaster to Scranton 132.6 miles

$13 - $19

Train, fly  •  4 h 2 min

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

$384 - $765

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

You can take a bus from Lancaster to Scranton via Norristown and Norristown Transportation Center in around 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lancaster Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
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
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bieber Transportation Group
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Norristown Transportation Center to Scranton
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lancaster to Scranton?

The distance between Lancaster and Scranton is 162 km. The road distance is 212 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lancaster to Scranton?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Lancaster to Scranton?

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

Is there a direct bus between Lancaster and Scranton?

No, there is no direct bus from Lancaster to Scranton. However, there are services departing from Lancaster and arriving at Scranton via Norristown Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Lancaster to Scranton?

It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Lancaster to Scranton, including transfers.