There are 10 ways to get from Scranton to Washington by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Martz Trailways, train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak 201
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$126 - $298

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa 7959 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc 3005 / ...

$38 - $88

8 alternative options

Bus, train via Philadelphia, Pa  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa 7959 / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$112 - $296

Bus Fullington Trailways  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, PA to Harrisburg, PA 771
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc 4695 / ...

$49 - $94

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Scranton to Washington 238.8 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) to Philadelphia (PHL) AVP - PHL
  2. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$443 - $943

Bus to Harrisburg, fly to Washington Dulles  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, PA to Harrisburg, PA
  2. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Washington Dulles (IAD) MDT - IAD

$221 - $475

Bus, bus to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Stroudsburg, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Stroudsburg/ Delaware Water Gap to New York, NY - P.A.B.T
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$103 - $522

Bus, bus to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Stroudsburg, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Stroudsburg/ Delaware Water Gap to New York, NY - P.A.B.T
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$150 - $579

Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Washington Dulles  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PHL - IAD

$231 - $863

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Scranton to Washington is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scranton to Washington is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The distance between Scranton and Washington is 189 miles. The road distance is 238.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Scranton to Washington, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scranton to Washington. However, there are services departing from Scranton, PA and arriving at Washington, Dc via Harrisburg, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 2 min.

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There are 777+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Scranton to Washington.
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  • Distance: 189.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

What companies run services between Scranton, PA, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

You can take a bus from Scranton to Washington via Harrisburg, PA and Harrisburg, Pa in around 7 h 2 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Wilmington Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
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 Stroudsburg DWG
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Bus from Stroudsburg/ Delaware Water Gap to New York, NY - P.A.B.T
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Greyhound USA
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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 Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Stroudsburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Scranton, PA to Harrisburg, PA
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com

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