There are 9 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Scranton by bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Wilkes Barre, PA

$91 - $136

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak Pennsylvanian
  2. Take the bus from Newark to Scranton, PA 0300 Westbound

$85 - $220

7 alternative options

Train, bus via Harrisburg, PA  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak Pennsylvanian
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, PA to Wilkes Barre, PA

$92 - $192

Drive  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Scranton 285.6 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Newark, bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Newark (EWR) PIT - EWR
  2. Take the bus from Newark to Scranton, PA

$140 - $456

Fly to New York La Guardia, bus  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PIT - LGA
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to Scranton

$148 - $472

Fly to Philadelphia, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Philadelphia (PHL) PIT - PHL
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Scranton

$166 - $490

Fly to Harrisburg, bus  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Harrisburg (MDT) PIT - MDT
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, PA to Wilkes Barre, PA

$178 - $352

Fly to Lancaster, train, bus  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Lancaster (LNS) PIT - LNS
  2. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Scranton

$104 - $222

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Scranton, PA, USA?

Fullington Trailways operates a bus from Pittsburgh to Scranton twice daily. Tickets cost $75 - $120 and the journey takes 7 h 39 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to New York La Guardia
Avg. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Avg. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia
Avg. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Avg. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg via Philadelphia
Avg. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Newark via Detroit
Avg. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to New York La Guardia
Avg. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Newark
Avg. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Newark via Washington Dulles
Avg. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Avg. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Avg. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Avg. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Lancaster
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Avg. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $300
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $180
Room
$290 - $410
Train from Lancaster Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Wilkes Barre, PA
Avg. Duration
7 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Refundable
$75 - $110
Bus from Harrisburg, PA to Wilkes Barre, PA
Avg. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Refundable
$29 - $45
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark to Scranton, PA
Avg. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to Scranton
Avg. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Scranton
Avg. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Pittsburgh to Scranton?

The distance between Pittsburgh and Scranton is 379 km. The road distance is 457 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Scranton?

The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Scranton is to drive which costs $35 and takes 5 h 12 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Pittsburgh to Scranton?

The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Scranton is to drive which takes 5 h 12 min and costs $35.

Is there a direct bus between Pittsburgh and Scranton?

No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Scranton. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, PA and arriving at Scranton via Wilkes-Barre, PA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Pittsburgh to Scranton?

It takes approximately 9 h 5 min to get from Pittsburgh to Scranton, including transfers.