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There are 3 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Scranton by bus, car, train or plane

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Bus  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to Scranton From NYC to Wilkes Barre / ...

$27 - $66

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Scranton 145.1 miles

$14 - $21

Train, fly  •  4h 48m

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

$441 - $933

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Scranton is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Scranton is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 34m.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Scranton is 112 miles. The road distance is 145.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Scranton without a car is to bus which takes 4h 9m and costs $27 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Scranton, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport is the direct flight which takes 57m.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Scranton is 145 miles. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Scranton.

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

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There are 31+ hotels available in Scranton. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Scranton.
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  • Distance: 112.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 9m

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Scranton, PA, USA?

Martz Trailways operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Scranton hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 40m. Greyhound USA also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to Scranton
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
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 New York, Ny to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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