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Routes13
Trips per day45
bus lines6
Stations5
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About Allentown

Allentown, aka the Queen City, holds historical significance in Pennsylvania. The Liberty Bell is the biggest attraction in town, with travelers coming from across the country to see the famous bell patriots successfully hid during the American Revolution. If you're in tune with art or monumental buildings, the city's museum has over 17,000 works of art that hold the history of the people that lived there.

On a more adventurous note, there is the Lehigh Valley Grand Prix, known best for Karting, where you can get your fix at over 40 miles an hour on the quarter-mile track. It has a league of racers that are devoted to becoming the top Karters in the city. Get behind the wheel to give them some competition- or sit back with a drink to watch the races. Looking for a nightlife experience? There are plenty of nightclubs, lounges, and restaurants to keep the party going after dark.

Allentown has a variety of bus companies providing intercity transport, including Greyhound, Fullington Trailways, and Martz. Amtrak also provides service from major cities like New Orleans, Newark, and Dallas. Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton (ABE) station is about 4 miles out from the city, which makes it easy to catch a quick bus or train anywhere.

What bus companies travel to Allentown, Pennsylvania?

Located in Pennsylvania, Allentown is accessible by bus from 13 other cities. You can choose from 45 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Allentown on Wanderu. Greyhound usually has the most buses on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Train tickets to Allentown are also available..

Bus companies serving Allentown

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US988h 33m$98.87
Greyhound388h 8m$85.57
OurBus171h 48m$39.77
Fullington Trailways132h 36m$49.09
Martz41h 27m$38.27
Amtrak Thruway31h 21m$38.12
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment.

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound buses are outfitted with power outlets, free WiFi, restrooms, and air conditioning for your comfort.

  • OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

  • Originally founded in 1908, Fullington Trailways is one of the oldest transportation companies in the United States. Today, it's one of the leading intercity bus carriers within the Trailways network and provides cheap, reliable bus service to several metropolitan destinations, including New York City and Philadelphia. All coaches are equipped with clean restrooms, and Fullington Trailways earned a 2022 Wanderu Passengers' Choice Award for their helpful crew.

  • Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a system of intercity passenger buses operated by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas that are not served by the carrier’s railroads. On the bus, passengers can enjoy comfortable reclining seats with leg rests and access to onboard restroom facilities.

Which bus carrier has the best service to Allentown?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Allentown by bus with OurBus giving them a 4.8 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Fullington Trailways had the most comfortable bus service to Allentown taking into account the seats and amenities that Fullington Trailways offers. They rate Fullington Trailways a 5 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Allentown punctually, travelers suggest that Fullington Trailways has the best on time performance on their bus schedules to Allentown, rating them a 5 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

$22.49 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Allentown, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Allentown. In the last month, buses from Philadelphia to Allentown had the lowest average price at $29.68.

The busiest bus station in Allentown is Allentown Bus Stop. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular bus stations in Allentown are:

  • Allentown Bus Stop
  • PENN DOT Park & Ride
  • Allentown Transportation Center
The closest airport to Allentown is Lehigh Valley Intl Airport (ABE), it is located 4 miles from the city center of Allentown.
Allentown ranks number 6 among most popular bus destinations in the region. It also ranks number 105 in United States. Allentown ranks number 5 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Allentown via bus service. On average 39 direct daily bus trips serve Allentown.
The population of Allentown is 120207. Allentown ranks number 5 in terms of population in Pennsylvania and number 199 in all of United States.
Bus tickets to Allentown range from $22 for a short trip to Allentown, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to Allentown starts at , and a longer trip by bus to Allentown can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $30.
People who take the bus to Allentown are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a bus last minute make taking a bus to Allentown easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.
The closest bus station to the city center of Allentown is Allentown Bus Stop, located just 1 miles away. Select Allentown Bus Stop as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Allentown. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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