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There are 10 ways to get from Providence to Scranton by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus via New York, NY - P.A.B.T  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to Scranton From NYC to Wilkes Barre / ...

$77 - $132

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Bus Go Buses  •  7 h 42 min

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

$36 - $73

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Train, bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Newark Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Scranton, Pa 300

$134 - $348

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  7 h 3 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 - P.A.B.T to Scranton From NYC to Wilkes Barre / ...

$38 - $91

Drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Scranton 278.2 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Providence to Newark, bus  •  6 h 35 min

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

$190 - $595

Train to Boston, fly to Newark, bus  •  7 h 8 min

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

$88 - $488

Train to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia, bus  •  7 h 47 min

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

$93 - $470

Train to Boston, fly to New York JFK, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to Scranton

$97 - $511

Fly Providence to Philadelphia, train, bus  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Philadelphia (PHL) PVD - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
  3. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Scranton, Pa

$206 - $629

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Scranton. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at Scranton via New York, NY - P.A.B.T. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 3 min.

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The distance between Providence and Scranton is 223 miles. The road distance is 278.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Scranton without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 46 min and costs $75 - $140.

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It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Providence to Scranton, including transfers.

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Providence to Scranton bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence station.

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The quickest flight from Providence Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Providence to Scranton bus services, operated by Martz Trailways, arrive at Scranton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Scranton is 278 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to drive from Providence to Scranton.

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  • Distance: 222.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 46 min

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 - P.A.B.T in around 7 h 3 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
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 Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 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 Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to Scranton
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
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
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Newark, Nj to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 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 Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Website
gobuses.com

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United Airlines offers flights from Providence Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Scranton. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Providence to Providence Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 34 min and costs $2.

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