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There are 4 ways to get from Rochester to Scranton by bus, car or plane

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Bus Trailways New York  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Scranton Rochester / ...

$24 - $60

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 212
  2. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Scranton, Pa 212

$32 - $74

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Scranton 218.2 miles

$21 - $35

Fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) ROC - AVP

$211 - $956

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The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Scranton is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Scranton is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rochester, NY and arriving at Scranton. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Rochester and Scranton is 157 miles. The road distance is 218.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Scranton without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 35 min and costs $24 - $60.

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The bus from Rochester, NY to Scranton takes 4 h 35 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Rochester to Scranton bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Rochester, NY station.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Scranton is to bus which takes 4 h 35 min and costs $24 - $60. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $210 - $1,000 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rochester Airport to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 19 min and has one stopover.

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Rochester to Scranton bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Scranton station.

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Map of how to get from Rochester to Scranton.
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  • Distance: 157.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Scranton, PA, USA?

Trailways New York operates a bus from Rochester to Scranton twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min. Greyhound USA also services this route once daily. Alternatively, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Rochester to Scranton hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Rochester to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Rochester to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Boston, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Rochester to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Scranton
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.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 Rochester, Ny to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Scranton is 218 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Rochester to Scranton.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Rochester Airport to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport.

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Book your Rochester to Scranton bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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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 Rochester to Rochester Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 19 min and costs $1.

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