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Allentown - Wilkes-Barre Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity coaches per day from Allentown to Wilkes-Barre. Traveling by coach from Allentown to Wilkes-Barre usually takes around 2 hours and 25 minutes, but some coaches might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance49 mi (78 km)
Shortest duration2h 25m
Cheapest price£26.10
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Thruway
Coach lines2

How much is a coach ticket from Allentown to Wilkes-Barre?

The average price for a coach ticket to Wilkes-Barre is £26.10, Traveling by coach on this route is one of the most affordable ways to hit the road from Allentown. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on coach tickets everytime, we search all of the best coach options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Allentown to Wilkes-Barre 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 £24 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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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. The best way to find cheap coach tickets is to book at least 7 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £1.12 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Allentown to Wilkes-Barre?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Allentown to Wilkes-Barre that you can compare and book on Wanderu. However, each company only runs one bus per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway12h 25m£26.10
Martz12h 26m£27.78
  • 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 Wilkes-Barre start at £26. On average, there are 1 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

  • Martz

    Martz

    Book Martz from Allentown to Wilkes-Barre from £28. There are 1 Martz schedules from Allentown to Wilkes-Barre and you can expect on average to pay for a Martz ticket to Wilkes-Barre. In Allentown, Martz departs to Wilkes-Barre from Allentown Transportation Center and no other station. In Wilkes-Barre, Martz arrives at Intermodal Transp Ctr and no other station.

    An average trip on Martz from Allentown to Wilkes-Barre takes 2 hours and 26 minutes , while the fastest available Martz trip will get you to Wilkes-Barre in 2 hours and 25 minutes .

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Allentown to Wilkes-Barre 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 Wilkes-Barre?

The coach takes an average of 2 hours and 25 minutes to cover the 49 miles from Allentown to Wilkes-Barre. 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?

"Thursday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

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 Wilkes-Barre, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are usually only 2 coaches per day from Allentown to Wilkes-Barre. 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.

Wilkes-Barre

Wilkes-Barre, PA, US - WKB-0

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Wilkes-Barre is a Pennsylvania city surrounded by the Pocono Mountains. Like much of the Poconos, Wilkes-Barre has its fair share of resorts, outdoor adventure, and entertainment options. Slip down rocky slides and soak in glacial meltwater "tubs" at Kirby Park and Seven Tubs Nature Area, or enjoy the urban greenery at the River Common. Coal mining put Wilkes-Barre on the map, and you can imagine what life was like in the 19th-century boom by visiting Eckley Miners' Village in Luzerne County.

Nightlife in Wilkes-Barre is exciting, and it all starts at the Mohegan Sun Pocono, a casino resort and racetrack. Test your luck on the slots, cards, or horse races, or simply enjoy the luxurious dining options and spa on-site. Downtown Wilkes-Barre also has solid restaurants and bars to choose from.

Although Amtrak trains do not stop in Wilkes-Barre, Amtrak Thruway buses connect the city to Philadelphia, where you can transfer to several of Philly's rail lines. Plus, Fullington Trailways and Martz operate intercity bus service to Wilkes-Barre from Scranton, Delaware Water Gap, New York, and more. The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport is convenient to reach from town and offers flights on several major airlines.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Allentown?

Main departure station: Allentown Transportation Center

Most coaches depart from the main station in Allentown.

All coach stations in Allentown:

  • Allentown Transportation Center

Where does the coach arrive in Wilkes-Barre?

Main arrival station: Intermodal Transp Ctr

All coaches from Allentown arrive at one main station in Wilkes-Barre.

Coach stations in Wilkes-Barre:

  • Intermodal Transp Ctr

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