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There are 6 ways to get from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport (AVP) to Manhattan by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Newark, train

  1. Fly from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) to Newark (EWR)
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Scranton to New York Midtown

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Fly to Philadelphia, train

  1. Fly from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) to Philadelphia (PHL)
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Bus via Scranton, PA

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, PA to New York

Bus via Newark

  1. Take the bus from Scranton to Newark

Drive

  1. Drive from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport (AVP) to Manhattan
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport (AVP) → Manhattan
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The cheapest way to get from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport (AVP) to Manhattan is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport (AVP) to Manhattan is to fly and train which costs $190 - $420 and takes 1h 59m.

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The distance between Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport (AVP) and Manhattan is 100 miles. The road distance is 131.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport (AVP) to Manhattan without a car is to bus which takes 2h 27m and costs $45 - $95.

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It takes approximately 1h 59m to get from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport (AVP) to Manhattan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport (AVP) to Manhattan is 132 miles. It takes approximately 2h 21m to drive from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport (AVP) to Manhattan.

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United Airlines offers flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport to Newark Airport.

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Map of how to get from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport (AVP) to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 100.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 59m

What companies run services between Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport (AVP), USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

Flixbus USA operates a bus from Scranton to New York Midtown 4 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $50 and the journey takes 2h 15m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Regional Sky
Website
publiccharters.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$8 - $290
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Acela

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$22 - $70
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $120
Business Seat - Adult
$40 - $140
First Class - Child 2-12
$65 - $120
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $210
First Class - Adult
$140 - $230
Amtrak

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Scranton to New York Midtown
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $50
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$17 - $50
Adult Advance Purchase
$11 - $16
Martz Bus
Phone
+1 800-233-8604
Website
martzbus.com
Bus from Scranton, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
martzbus.com
Book at
martzbus.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 Scranton to New York
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $27
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Scranton to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $26
Flexible
$35 - $55

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