There are 5 ways to get from Trenton to Scranton by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Scranton, Pa 300

$41 - $86

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Train, bus Martz Trailways  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton to 30th Street Station Trenton Line
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Scranton 202 / ...

$42 - $59

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Trenton to Scranton 139.2 miles

$13 - $20

Train to Newark, fly  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) EWR - AVP

$356 - $592

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) PHL - AVP

$379 - $752

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The cheapest way to get from Trenton to Scranton is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trenton to Scranton is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Trenton and Scranton is 96 miles. The road distance is 139.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Trenton to Scranton without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 43 min and costs $40 - $90.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Trenton to Scranton, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trenton to Scranton is 139 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to drive from Trenton to Scranton.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport.

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The nearest airport to Scranton is Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) Airport which is 6 miles away. Other nearby airports include Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton (ABE) (54 miles), Newburgh (SWF) (81.7 miles), Elmira/Corning (ELM) (82.6 miles) and Ithaca (ITH) (85.7 miles).

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There are 31+ hotels available in Scranton. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 96 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

What companies run services between Trenton, NJ, USA and Scranton, PA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Trenton to Scranton. However, you can take the train to Newark Penn Station Amtrak, take the walk to Newark, Nj, then take the bus to Scranton, Pa. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Trenton to Scranton via 30th Street Station and Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak in around 4 h 53 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
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 Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$15 - $30
Business Seat
$23 - $40
Bus operators
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 Newark, Nj to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Scranton
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com

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