There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Wilkes-Barre by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Acela Express
  2. 202 / ...

$124 - $291

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. 4696 / ...
  2. 770

$44 - $94

8 alternative options

Bus via Philadelphia, PA  •  6 h 50 min

  1. 1002
  2. 202 / ...

$49 - $89

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. 219.8 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. DCA - EWR

$150 - $550

Fly Reagan Washington to Philadelphia, bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. DCA - PHL

$201 - $486

Fly Washington Dulles to Harrisburg, bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. IAD - MDT

$217 - $478

Fly Washington Dulles to Philadelphia, bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. IAD - PHL

$227 - $863

Train to Baltimore, fly to Philadelphia, bus  •  6 h 46 min

  1. BWI - PHL

$304 - $753

Train to Baltimore, fly to Lancaster, train, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. BWI - LNS

$147 - $319

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

You can take a bus from Washington to Wilkes-Barre via Philadelphia, Pa and Philadelphia, PA in around 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 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
Flights from Washington Dulles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lancaster Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Bus from New York, NY - P.A.B.T to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg, PA to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and Wilkes-Barre is 279 km. The road distance is 352 km.

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Wilkes-Barre is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Washington to Wilkes-Barre is to drive which takes 4 h 3 min and costs $21 - $35.

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Wilkes-Barre. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Wilkes-Barre, PA via Philadelphia, PA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Washington to Wilkes-Barre, including transfers.