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

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Fly  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) AVP - RDU

$186 - $755

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Bus via Richmond, Va  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc

$69 - $165

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Bus Wanda Coach  •  13 h 7 min

  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 Saunders St, Raleigh, NC Nyc

$96 - $112

Bus, train  •  13 h 22 min

  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 Raleigh Amtrak Carolinian / ...

$108 - $269

Bus, train via 30th St Station - MFL  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa 7959 / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Raleigh Amtrak Silver Star / ...

$89 - $240

Drive  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Scranton to Raleigh 518.1 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Scranton to Raleigh is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scranton to Raleigh is to fly which costs $180 - $800 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scranton to Raleigh station. However, there are services departing from Scranton, Pa and arriving at GoRaleigh Station via Philadelphia, Pa, Richmond, Va and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 48 min.

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The distance between Scranton and Raleigh is 424 miles. The road distance is 518.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Scranton to Raleigh without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 7 min and costs $95 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Scranton to Raleigh, including transfers.

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Scranton to Raleigh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Scranton, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Scranton to Raleigh is to fly which takes 4 h 31 min and costs $180 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $120 and takes 13 h 7 min.

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There is no direct flight from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 18 min and has one stopover.

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Scranton to Raleigh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Raleigh, Nc station.

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Map of how to get from Scranton to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 423.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

What companies run services between Scranton, PA, USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Scranton to Raleigh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Scranton to Raleigh via New York, NY - P.A.B.T, 42 St - Bryant Pk, East Broadway, and New York, NY in around 13 h 7 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Bus operators
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Scranton to New York, NY - P.A.B.T
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Saunders St, Raleigh, NC
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
wandacoach.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, 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 Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between Scranton to Raleigh is 518 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 54 min to drive from Scranton to Raleigh.

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

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There are 150+ hotels available in Raleigh. Prices start at $67 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 $40 - $55.

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