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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity coaches per day from Scranton to Buffalo. Traveling by coach from Scranton to Buffalo usually takes around 5 hours and 33 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US coach can make the trip in 5 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance194 mi (312 km)
Shortest duration5h 25m
Cheapest price£19.65
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Coach lines1

How much is a coach ticket from Scranton to Buffalo?

£23.74 is the average price of a coach ticket from Scranton to Buffalo. Taking a coach is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a coach ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in July. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just £29 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Scranton to Buffalo in January, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £38 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

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 6 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £14.89 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Scranton to Buffalo?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Scranton to Buffalo. FlixBus US is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US25h 33m£32.02
  • 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 Scranton to Buffalo, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The coach takes an average of 5 hours and 33 minutes to cover the 194 miles from Scranton to Buffalo. However, the fastest coach only takes 5 hours and 25 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road 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?

"Travelers prefer riding the coach on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Buffalo. 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, 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 Scranton?

The first coach leaves at 08:00 and the last coach leaves at 17:00. To see the times for all coaches from Scranton to Buffalo, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach departures serve Buffalo each day?

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

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Scranton to Buffalo; ticket prices start at £107.28.

City Information

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.

Buffalo

Buffalo is a great budget destination that will not burn through your pocket. Located just a few hours’ drive away from Niagara Falls, the city serves as a transportation hub for tourists who want to marvel at the sights of the famous landmark. Visitors can either enjoy the tour from a boat, or walk around the section behind the falls themselves. If you opt for a more idyllic and peaceful destination instead, Forest Lawn is a good choice. A beautiful cemetery that is far from the hustle and bustle of the big city, the destination is a perfect spot for a picnic. As the day winds down to an end, don’t hesitate to attend a performance at Shea’s Performing Arts Center, which features lavish interiors as well as amazing Broadway shows.

Buffalo’s chicken wings are the city’s trademark dish, and tourists who wish to grab a bite could do so at Duff’s Famous Wings or Anchor Bar. For a wider selection, The Left Bank is an even better option.

The principal bus station in Buffalo is the Metropolitan Transportation Center downtown. Travelers can catch buses by Greyhound, New York Trailways, Fullington Trailways and Barons Bus Lines from this station. The main Amtrak train station in Buffalo is located on Exchange St not too far from the bus station. Buffalo is served by Amtrak’s Empire Service and Maple Leaf lines. The city’s principal airport is the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, which is located in the suburb area of Cheektowaga. The city is also served by the nearby Niagara Falls International Airport.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Scranton?

Main departure station: 609 Luzerne Street

Scranton has two coach stations with service to Buffalo.

All coach stations in Scranton:

  • 609 Luzerne Street

  • Scranton Bus Terminal

Where does the coach arrive in Buffalo?

Downtown Terminal - 181 Ellicott St  - BNYMEG-0

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Main arrival station: Downtown Terminal - 181 Ellicott St

The Downtown Terminal in Buffalo is the center of bus transportation in the city. The terminal currently serves many intercity bus lines such as Greyhound, FlixBus, Fullington Trailways, Barons Bus Lines, and New York Trailways. The station offers vending machines and even a Tim Horton’s for a taste of Canada’s favorite coffee and donuts. Situated in the heart of downtown Buffalo, travelers can easily access restaurants, hotels, or the Amtrak station on Exchange Street to continue their travels.

Coach stations in Buffalo:

  • Downtown Terminal - 181 Ellicott St

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