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.

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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

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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 Newark, Nj  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak 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  •  4 h 49 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

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

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Lancaster to Scranton, including transfers.

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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 Norristown Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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The best way to get from Lancaster to Scranton without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $50 - $100.

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Map of how to get from Lancaster to Scranton.
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  • Distance: 101.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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 Amtrak
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 Amtrak
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
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
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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
Book at
martztrailways.com
Greyhound USA
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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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