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There are 4 ways to get from Washington Heights to Wilkes-Barre by bus, car, train or plane

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Bus  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the bus from New York Express/ P.A.B.T., NY to Wilkes-Barre/Wilkes University, PA Wbx2

$38 - $58

3 alternative options

Bus via Wilkes-Barre, PA  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Wilkes-Barre, PA 124 / ...

$43 - $63

Drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from Washington Heights to Wilkes-Barre 129.3 miles

$12 - $19

Train, fly  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) PHL - AVP

$402 - $870

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The cheapest way to get from Washington Heights to Wilkes-Barre is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Heights to Wilkes-Barre is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 18m.

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The distance between Washington Heights and Wilkes-Barre is 106 miles. The road distance is 129.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Heights to Wilkes-Barre without a car is to bus which takes 4h 6m and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 4h 6m to get from Washington Heights to Wilkes-Barre, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport is the direct flight which takes 56m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Heights to Wilkes-Barre is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from Washington Heights to Wilkes-Barre.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport.

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There are 34+ hotels available in Wilkes-Barre. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington Heights to Wilkes-Barre.
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  • Distance: 105.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 6m

What companies run services between Washington Heights, NY, USA and Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA?

Martz Trailways operates a bus from Washington Heights to Wilkes-Barre twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 45m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$95 - $140
First Class
$110 - $230
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
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 Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Martz Trailways
Phone
+1 570 821-3838
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from New York Express/ P.A.B.T., NY to Wilkes-Barre/Wilkes University, PA
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Bus from New York to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
martztrailways.com

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