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There are 3 ways to get from Wilmington to Wilkes-Barre by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Wilkes-Barre, PA Philadelphia

$94 - $196

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Wilmington to Wilkes-Barre 131.2 miles

$12 - $19

Train, fly  •  3 h 8 min

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

$426 - $868

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The cheapest way to get from Wilmington to Wilkes-Barre is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wilmington to Wilkes-Barre is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Wilmington and Wilkes-Barre is 106 miles. The road distance is 131.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to Wilkes-Barre without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 14 min and costs $90 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Wilmington 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 52 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wilmington to Wilkes-Barre is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to drive from Wilmington 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 29+ hotels available in Wilkes-Barre. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Wilmington to Wilkes-Barre.
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  • Distance: 105.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Wilmington, DE, USA and Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Wilmington to Wilkes-Barre. However, you can take the train to Philadelphia 30th Street Station, take the walk to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak, then take the bus to Wilkes-Barre, PA. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Wilkes-Barre.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
Bus operators
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
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martztrailways.com

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