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Journey Information

There are 16 intercity coaches per day from New York to Scranton. Traveling by coach from New York to Scranton usually takes around 2 hours and 31 minutes, but the fastest Martz coach can make the trip in 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance99 mi (159 km)
Shortest duration2h 15m
Cheapest price£24.35
Trips per day16
Most frequent serviceMartz
Coach lines3

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from New York to Scranton

(Based on 12 ratings and reviews)




21 December 2022- Visiting family


Pros: I very much enjoyed being in NYC n then returning home back to Scranton Pa. Cons: Lower price ticket, n purchasing tickets from a live ticket agent at bus terminal. More comfortable seats, that recline somewhat n leg room to stretch legs for comfort. Tips: Pleas...

Pros: I very much enjoyed being in NYC n then returning home back to Scranton Pa. Cons: Lower price ticket, n purchasing tickets from a live ticket agent at bus terminal. More comfortable seats, that recline somewhat n leg room to stretch legs for comfort. Tips: Please be courteous n friendly to others while traveling n going about your daily n nightly activities. Treat others as you would want to be treated.




24 November 2022- Solo travel


Pros: Good ride. Cons: Wifi. Tips: Board with Wanderu.

Pros: Good ride. Cons: Wifi. Tips: Board with Wanderu.



25 June 2022- Visiting friends


Pros: The smooth ride. Cons: Seating could be more spacious. Tips: Earphones & neck pillow is a must!

Pros: The smooth ride. Cons: Seating could be more spacious. Tips: Earphones & neck pillow is a must!



1 April 2022- Regular commuter


It was fine

It was fine



4 June 2021- Visiting friends


it was relatively quiet

it was relatively quiet

How much is a coach ticket from New York to Scranton?

£40.94 is the average price of a bus ticket from New York to Scranton. Any tickets cheaper than £40.94 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from New York to Scranton is expected to range from £32 to £52. If you are looking to travel to Scranton within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from £47. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are £32 and can be found on 26 February 2023.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from New York to Scranton by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around £40 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most coach companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your coach tickets as early as possible. Booking in advance is the best way to find cheap coach tickets.

What coach companies travel from New York to Scranton?

There are 3 bus lines from New York to Scranton available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 8 daily trips, Martz usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US22h 22m£31.73
Martz82h 34m£51.17
Martz72h 33m£50.46
  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    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. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from New York to Scranton, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Martz


    Book Martz from New York to Scranton from £48. There are 8 Martz schedules from New York to Scranton and you can expect on average to pay for a Martz ticket to Scranton. In New York, Martz departs to Scranton from 625 8th Ave and no other station. In Scranton, Martz arrives at Scranton Bus Terminal and no other station.

    An average trip on Martz from New York to Scranton takes 2 hours and 34 minutes , while the fastest available Martz trip will get you to Scranton in 2 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Martz offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Scranton.

  • Martz


    Martz Trailways is an intercity bus company founded in 1908 and based in Wilkes-Barre, PA. It offers affordable bus trips to 30 popular destinations throughout the Northeast, all on comfortable buses equipped with free WiFi and power outlets available at every seat. Cheap Martz Trailways bus tickets start at £48 for a one-way trip from New York to Scranton.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from New York to Scranton during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the coach or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride from New York to Scranton?

The coach takes an average of 2 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 99 miles from New York to Scranton. However, the fastest coach only takes 2 hours and 15 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Friday is the busiest travel day for coaches as people head from New York to Scranton for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave New York?

The first coach leaves at 08:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from New York to Scranton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach departures serve Scranton each day?

There are 16 scheduled coaches that travel from New York to Scranton every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from New York to Scranton without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Scranton; ticket prices start at £53.59.

City Information

New York


New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.


You might know Scranton from the award-winning documentary that took place there, The Office. But Scranton is much more than paper and beet farms.

The Steamtown National Historic Site is a little museum dedicated to steam engines and their role in the economy of the United States throughout the nineteenth century. The Anthracite Heritage Museum engages a wide range of audiences by interpreting, collecting, and presenting the story of hard coal mining, allied industries, northern Pennsylvania's historic immigrant culture, and the evolution of the region's culture. Scranton is also known for its handcrafted smoked and cured meats, including their unique smoked kielbasa blend of pork and beef.

Scranton Bus Terminal is the city's main bus and train station, which services all sorts of carriers. Popular bus routes to Scranton come from New York, Seattle, and Kingston. Amtrak trains, meanwhile, are available from Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Seabrook, and more.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in New York?

Main departure station: 625 8th Ave

Coaches to Scranton leave from 4 stations in New York.

All coach stations in New York:

  • 625 8th Ave

  • Port Authority Bus Station

  • 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

  • Port Authority - 301 W 41st St

Where does the coach arrive in Scranton?

Main arrival station: Scranton Bus Terminal

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Scranton.

Coach stations in Scranton:

  • Scranton Bus Terminal

  • 609 Luzerne Street

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