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There are 6 ways to get from Scranton to Boston by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre  •  3h 48m

  1. Fly from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) to Boston (BOS) AVP - BOS

$166 - $708

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Scranton to New York, NY - P.A.B.T Wilkes Barre / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny / ...

$39 - $117

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Bus to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5h 33m

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

$80 - $308

Bus, train  •  7h 23m

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

$138 - $392

Bus Megabus  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Scranton to New York, NY - P.A.B.T Wilkes Barre / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA

$42 - $90

Drive  •  5h 6m

  1. Drive from Scranton to Boston 293.6 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Scranton to Boston is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Scranton to Boston is to fly which costs $160 - $750 and takes 3h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scranton to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Scranton and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 21m.

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The distance between Scranton and Boston is 247 miles. The road distance is 293.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Scranton to Boston without a car is to bus and train which takes 7h 23m and costs $130 - $400.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Scranton to Boston, including transfers.

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Scranton to Boston bus services, operated by Martz Trailways, depart from Scranton station.

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The best way to get from Scranton to Boston is to fly which takes 3h 48m and costs $160 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $120 and takes 7h 21m.

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There is no direct flight from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport to Boston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 22m and has one stopover.

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Scranton to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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Map of how to get from Scranton to Boston.
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  • Distance: 247.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 48m

What companies run services between Scranton, PA, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Scranton to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Scranton to Boston via New York, NY - P.A.B.T and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 7h 21m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Boston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Boston via Philadelphia, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Boston via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Boston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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 New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Scranton to New York, NY - P.A.B.T
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
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martztrailways.com
Trailways New York
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, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Scranton to Boston is 294 miles. It takes approximately 5h 6m to drive from Scranton to Boston.

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

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There are 746+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Scranton to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport is to taxi which takes 11m and costs $40 - $55.

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