There are 8 ways to get from Providence to Scranton by train, bus, 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

Train, bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Scranton, Pa 206 / ...

$77 - $127

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from 1, Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Scranton, Pa 206 / ...

$38 - $86

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, RI to New Haven, CT
  2. Take the train from New Haven to Grand Central
  3. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 46 St to University of Scranton

$51 - $101

Drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Scranton 278.2 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Providence to Newark, bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Scranton, Pa

$202 - $619

Train to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia, bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Scranton, Pa

$146 - $465

Train to Boston, fly to Newark, bus  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Scranton, Pa

$153 - $512

Fly Providence to Philadelphia, bus  •  7 h 50 min

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

$155 - $440

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Scranton, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Providence to Scranton via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, Ny in around 6 h 7 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$55 - $80
Business Class
$90 - $150
First Class
$210 - $280
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $26
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to Scranton
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Bus from Madison Av/E 46 St to University of Scranton
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Scranton
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1, Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Providence, RI to New Haven, CT
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
gobuses.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Providence to Scranton?

The distance between Providence and Scranton is 356 km. The road distance is 445 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Providence to Scranton is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Providence to Scranton is to drive which takes 4 h 50 min and costs $27 - $40.

Is there a direct bus between Providence and Scranton?

No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Scranton. However, there are services departing from 1, Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at Scranton, Pa via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 7 min.

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

It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Providence to Scranton, including transfers.