There are 5 ways to get from Newark to Wilkes-Barre by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus via Scranton  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Scranton, Pa 300

$28 - $62

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Bus  •  4 h 20 min

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

$36 - $67

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Wilkes-Barre 116.8 miles

$11 - $17

Fly from Newark  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) EWR - AVP

$355 - $572

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  3 h 51 min

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

$446 - $920

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Wilkes-Barre is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Wilkes-Barre is to drive which takes 2 h 7 min and costs $11 - $17.

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The distance between Newark and Wilkes-Barre is 154 km. The road distance is 187 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Newark to Wilkes-Barre, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Wilkes-Barre. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Wilkes-Barre, PA via Scranton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark to Wilkes-Barre hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Newark to Wilkes-Barre twice daily.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com

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