There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Scranton by subway, plane, bus, train or car

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Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) IAD - AVP

$209 - $915

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa 1002
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa 7956 / ...

$37 - $89

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Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Scranton, Pa

$86 - $493

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre  •  4 h 22 min

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

$451 - $958

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Scranton, Pa

$121 - $526

Train, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newark Penn Station Acela Express
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Scranton, Pa 300

$140 - $364

Train, bus via 30th St & Market St - MBNS  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa 7956 / ...

$115 - $294

Bus Fullington Trailways  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, PA to Scranton, PA 770

$47 - $94

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Scranton 237.8 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Scranton is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Scranton is to subway and fly which costs $200 - $950 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Scranton. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Scranton, Pa via Philadelphia, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 23 min.

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The distance between Washington and Scranton is 189 miles. The road distance is 237.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Scranton without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs $140 - $370.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Washington to Scranton, including transfers.

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Washington to Scranton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Scranton.
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  • Distance: 189.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

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

You can take a bus from Washington to Scranton via Philadelphia, Pa in around 7 h 23 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
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
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to Scranton
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg, PA to Scranton, PA
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com

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