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

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Bus, train via New Haven  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Scranton to New York City
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Haven
  3. Take the bus from New Haven to Worcester

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Bus  •  8h

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, PA to New York 117 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York to Worcester "Greyhound" / ...

$40 - $97

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Bus, train  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Scranton to New York City
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston
  3. Take the train from Back Bay to Worcester

Bus via Springfield  •  10h

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, PA to New York 117 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Springfield, MA
  3. Take the bus from Union Station, Springfield, MA to Union Station, Worcester, MA

$65 - $130

Drive  •  4h 26m

  1. Drive from Scranton to Worcester 255 miles

$25 - $40

Bus to Newark, fly to Boston, train  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Scranton to Newark
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  3. Take the train from Back Bay to Worcester

$76 - $284

Bus to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston, train  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the bus from University of Scranton, PA to New York Express/ P.A.B.T., NY
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  3. Take the train from Back Bay to Worcester

$133 - $387

Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Boston, train  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, PA to Philadelphia 30th St Station, PA
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS) PHL - BOS
  3. Take the train from Back Bay to Worcester

$140 - $351

Bus to Newark, fly to Providence, train  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Scranton to Newark
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD
  3. Take the train from Providence to Back Bay
  4. Take the train from Back Bay to Worcester

$162 - $587

Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Hartford, bus  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, PA to Philadelphia 30th St Station, PA
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Hartford (BDL) PHL - BDL
  3. Take the bus from Hartford to Worcester

$192 - $444

Scranton to Worcester by bus and train

The journey time between Scranton and Worcester is around 18h 35m and covers a distance of around 300 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 18h 35m. Services are operated by FlixBus-us, Amtrak Northeast Regional, Amtrak and others. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
18h 35m
Fastest journey time:
18h 35m
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
51 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:40
Last service departs at:
16:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Scranton to Worcester bus and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Scranton to Worcester is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Scranton to Worcester is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scranton to Worcester. However, there are services departing from Scranton, PA and arriving at Worcester via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h.

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The distance between Scranton and Worcester is 209 miles. The road distance is 255 miles.

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The best way to get from Scranton to Worcester without a car is to bus and train via New Haven which takes 7h 48m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 48m to get from Scranton to Worcester, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Scranton to Worcester is 255 miles. It takes approximately 4h 26m to drive from Scranton to Worcester.

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  • Distance: 208.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 48m

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

You can take a bus from Scranton to Worcester via New York in around 8h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $280
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $310
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $320
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from Newark to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Back Bay to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Scranton to New York City
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.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 New Haven to Worcester
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
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 New York to Worcester
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
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
Bus from Hartford to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $45
Martz Trailways
Phone
+1 570 821-3838
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Scranton, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Bus from University of Scranton, PA to New York Express/ P.A.B.T., NY
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Bus from Scranton, PA to Philadelphia 30th St Station, PA
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Springfield, MA to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Hartford, CT to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Scranton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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