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There are 3 ways to get from Lancaster to Wilkes-Barre by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  4 h 25 min

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

$50 - $96

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Lancaster to Wilkes-Barre 120.6 miles

$11 - $18

Train, fly  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  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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The best way to get from Lancaster to Wilkes-Barre without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 25 min and costs $45 - $100.

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

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport is the direct flight which takes 52 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lancaster to Wilkes-Barre is 121 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from Lancaster to Wilkes-Barre.

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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 Wilkes-Barre. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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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?

There is no direct connection from Lancaster to Wilkes-Barre. However, you can take the train to Harrisburg Amtrak Station, take the walk to Harrisburg, PA, then take the bus to Wilkes-Barre, PA. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Wilkes-Barre.

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

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 Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
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 Station 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
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
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