There are 5 ways to get from Scranton to Ocean City by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak 201
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Baltimore to Ocean City, MD

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa 201
  2. Take the train from Jefferson Station to Wilmington
  3. Take the bus from Wilmington, De to Salisbury, Md 903 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point

$45 - $99

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Scranton to Ocean City 258.6 miles

$25 - $40

Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Salisbury, bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Salisbury (SBY) PHL - SBY
  3. Take the bus from Wor Wic Community College to Ocean City Transfer Point

$193 - $829

Fly Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Washington Dulles, shuttle  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) to Washington Dulles (IAD) AVP - IAD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean City, MD

$272 - $1,004

Questions & Answers

The distance between Scranton and Ocean City is 216 miles. The road distance is 258.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Scranton to Ocean City without a car is to bus and train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 8 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 45 min to get from Scranton to Ocean City, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Salisbury Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Scranton to Ocean City is 259 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to drive from Scranton to Ocean City.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Salisbury Airport.

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There are 1026+ hotels available in Ocean City. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Scranton to Ocean City.
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  • Distance: 215.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 45 min

What companies run services between Scranton, PA, USA and Ocean City, MD, USA?

There is no direct connection from Scranton to Ocean City. However, you can take the bus to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak, take the walk to Philadelphia 30th Street Station, take the train to BWI Airport Amtrak, take the walk to Baltimore, then take the Amtrak Thruway to Ocean City, MD. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Scranton to Ocean City via Philadelphia, Pa, Jefferson Station, Wilmington, Wilmington, De, Salisbury, Md, and Shore Transit Bus Terminal in around 10 h 36 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Scranton to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Bus from Scranton to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Baltimore to Ocean City, MD
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wilmington joseph R biden to Salisbury Greyhound, MD
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
amtrak.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Wilmington, De to Salisbury, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Shore Transit
Phone
443-260-2300
Website
shoretransit.org
Bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org
Bus from Wor Wic Community College to Ocean City Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org

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