Allentown to Scranton coach

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Allentown - Scranton Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity coaches per day from Allentown to Scranton. Traveling by coach from Allentown to Scranton usually takes around one hour and 56 minutes, but the fastest Martz coach can make the trip in just one hour and 55 minutes.

Distance56 mi (90 km)
Shortest duration1h 55m
Cheapest price£19.65
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Thruway
Coach lines3

Price trends for coaches from Allentown to Scranton

Monthly average prices

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What coach companies travel from Allentown to Scranton?

There are 3 bus lines from Allentown to Scranton available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. Each of these companies only runs one bus per day. The following table helps you compare your available choices:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway11h 55m£25.39
FlixBus US12h 30m£19.65
Martz11h 55m£29.18
  • Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway

    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. Amtrak Thruway bus tickets from Allentown to Scranton start at £25. On average, there are 1 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

  • 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 1 trips per day from Allentown to Scranton, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Martz

    Martz

    Book Martz from Allentown to Scranton from £27. There are 1 Martz schedules from Allentown to Scranton and you can expect on average to pay for a Martz ticket to Scranton. In Allentown, Martz departs to Scranton from Allentown Transportation Center and no other station. In Scranton, Martz arrives at Scranton Bus Terminal and no other station.

    An average trip on Martz from Allentown to Scranton takes 1 hours and 55 minutes .

    On weekends, Martz offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Scranton.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Allentown 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 Allentown to Scranton?

The coach takes an average of one hour and 56 minutes to cover the 56 miles from Allentown to Scranton. However, the fastest coach only takes an hour and 55 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short coach trip. 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?

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Scranton. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Allentown?

The first coach leaves at 13:00 and the last coach leaves at 19:00. To see the times for all coaches from Allentown to Scranton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach schedules are there most days?

There are usually only 2 coaches per day from Allentown to Scranton. Both of these are direct coaches, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring coaches at any point during your trip.

City Information

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.

Scranton

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 Allentown?

Main departure station: Allentown Transportation Center

Allentown has two coach stations with service to Scranton.

All coach stations in Allentown:

  • Allentown Transportation Center

  • Allentown Transp Ctr

Where does the coach arrive in Scranton?

Main arrival station: Scranton Bus Terminal

All coaches from Allentown arrive at one main station in Scranton.

Coach stations in Scranton:

  • Scranton Bus Terminal

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