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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  5 h 49 min

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

$140 - $364

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 37 min

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

$37 - $94

7 alternative options

Train, bus via Market St & Schuylkill Av  •  6 h 25 min

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

$114 - $314

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

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, bus  •  5 h 46 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

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 to Philadelphia, fly to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre  •  4 h 30 min

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

$451 - $958

Fly Washington Dulles to Harrisburg, bus  •  7 h 58 min

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

$220 - $478

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 drive which takes 4 h 21 min and costs $23 - $35.

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The distance between Washington and Scranton is 303 km. The road distance is 380 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Washington to Scranton, including transfers.

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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 Harrisburg, PA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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

You can take a bus from Washington to Scranton via Harrisburg, Pa and Harrisburg, PA in around 7 h 25 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 6 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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $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
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 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
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Scranton
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to Scranton
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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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