There are 4 ways to get from Lancaster to Wilkes-Barre 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  •  4 h 25 min

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

$50 - $96

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Lancaster to Norristown York
  2. Take the bus from Norristown Transportation Center to Wilkes-Barre, PA 202 / ...

$48 - $65

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Lancaster to Wilkes-Barre 120.6 miles

$11 - $18

Train, fly  •  4 h 55 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

$398 - $779

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The cheapest way to get from Lancaster to Wilkes-Barre is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lancaster to Wilkes-Barre is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Lancaster and Wilkes-Barre is 87 miles. The road distance is 120.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Lancaster to Wilkes-Barre, including transfers.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Lancaster to Wilkes-Barre.
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  • Distance: 86.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between Lancaster, PA, USA and Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Lancaster to Wilkes-Barre via Norristown and Norristown Transportation Center in around 5 h.

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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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 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 Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bieber Transportation Group
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Norristown Transportation Center to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com

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