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There are 3 ways to get from Wilkes-Barre to Olean by bus or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Scranton to Binghamton
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Olean, NY

Bus via State College

  1. Take the bus from Wilkes-Barre, PA to State College, PA
  2. Take the bus from State College, PA to Dubois, PA
  3. Take the bus from Dubois, PA to Olean, NY

Drive

  1. Drive from Wilkes-Barre to Olean

Wilkes-Barre to Olean by bus

The bus journey time between Wilkes-Barre and Olean is around 44h 49m and covers a distance of around 302 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 37h 51m. The fastest bus normally takes 20h 49m. Operated by Fullington Trailways, the Wilkes-Barre to Olean bus service departs from Wilkes-Barre, PA and arrives in Olean, NY. Typically three buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
6h 58m
Layover time:
37h 51m
Total time:
44h 49m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
20h 49m
Bus distance:
302 miles
Buses per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$68
Carbon emissions:
60 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
13:46
Last bus departs at:
13:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Wilkes-Barre to Olean bus schedules

Wilkes-Barre → Olean
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Olean is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Olean is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Olean is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Wilkes-Barre to Olean is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4h 8m.

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The fastest way to get from Wilkes-Barre to Olean is to drive. Taking this option will cost $21 - $35 and takes 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wilkes-Barre to Olean. However, there are services departing from Wilkes-Barre, PA and arriving at Olean, NY via Scranton and Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 45m.

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The distance between Wilkes-Barre and Olean is 144 miles. The road distance is 214.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Wilkes-Barre to Olean without a car is to bus which takes 7h 45m and costs $60 - $95.

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It takes approximately 7h 45m to get from Wilkes-Barre to Olean, including transfers.

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Wilkes-Barre to Olean bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Scranton station.

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Wilkes-Barre to Olean bus services, operated by Shortline Bus, arrive at Olean, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wilkes-Barre to Olean is 215 miles. It takes approximately 4h 8m to drive from Wilkes-Barre to Olean.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Olean. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 144.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 45m

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

You can take a bus from Wilkes-Barre to Olean via Scranton, PA, Scranton, and Binghamton, NY in around 7h 45m.

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 Scranton to Binghamton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (866) 912-6224
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Wilkes-Barre, PA to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Senior 65+
$28 - $50
Youth 2-16
$29 - $55
Adult
$30 - $55
Bus from State College, PA to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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fab.tdstickets.com
Senior 65+
$16 - $28
Youth 2-16
$16 - $28
Adult
$17 - $30
Bus from Dubois, PA to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Senior 65+
$23 - $45
Youth 2-16
$24 - $45
Adult
$26 - $50

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