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There are 4 ways to get from Philadelphia to Kingston by bus, car or plane

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Bus Amtrak Thruway  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Wilkes-Barre, PA Philadelphia

$36 - $66

3 alternative options

Bus Martz Trailways  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Wilkes-Barre, PA Philadelphia

$51 - $68

Drive  •  2h

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Kingston 114.7 miles

$11 - $17

Fly  •  2h 41m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) PHL - AVP

$377 - $732

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Kingston is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Kingston is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Kingston is 99 miles. The road distance is 114.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Kingston without a car is to bus which takes 2h 58m and costs $35 - $70.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from Philadelphia to Kingston, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Kingston is to bus which takes 2h 58m and costs $35 - $70. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $370 - $750 and takes 2h 41m.

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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 Philadelphia to Kingston is 115 miles. It takes approximately 2h to drive from Philadelphia to Kingston.

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

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There are 26+ hotels available in Kingston. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 98.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 58m

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Kingston, PA, USA?

Amtrak Thruway operates a bus from Philadelphia to Kingston twice daily. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 55m. Martz Trailways also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from Philadelphia to Kingston 3 times a day.

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

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
Bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
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martztrailways.com

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $7.

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