Scranton to Allentown coach

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity coaches per day from Scranton to Allentown. Traveling by coach from Scranton to Allentown usually takes around one hour and 50 minutes, but some coaches might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance56 mi (90 km)
Shortest duration1h 50m
Cheapest price£25.39
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Thruway
Coach lines2

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Scranton to Allentown

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)




31 January 2020- Visiting family

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: WiFi is great. Cons: More frequent buses. Tips: None.

Pros: WiFi is great. Cons: More frequent buses. Tips: None.



6 September 2019- Visiting family

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: Timely. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Not really.

Pros: Timely. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Not really.

How much is a coach ticket from Scranton to Allentown?

The average price for a coach ticket to Allentown is £26.21, Traveling by coach on this route is one of the most affordable ways to hit the road from Scranton. 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

Traveling from Scranton to Allentown 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 £26 whenever you decide to travel.

What coach companies travel from Scranton to Allentown?

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

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway11h 51m£25.39
Martz11h 51m£28.83
  • 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 Scranton to Allentown start at £25. On average, there are 1 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

  • Martz


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

    An average trip on Martz from Scranton to Allentown takes 1 hours and 51 minutes , while the fastest available Martz trip will get you to Allentown in 1 hours and 50 minutes .

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The coach takes an average of one hour and 50 minutes to cover the 56 miles from Scranton to Allentown. 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?

"Friday is the busiest travel day for coaches as people head from Scranton to Allentown 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, 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 Scranton?

The first coach leaves at 06:00 and the last coach leaves at 06:00. To see the times for all coaches from Scranton to Allentown, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach trips to Allentown are there per day?

There are usually only 2 coaches per day from Scranton to Allentown. 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


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.


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.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Scranton?

Main departure station: Scranton Bus Terminal

Most coaches depart from the main station in Scranton.

All coach stations in Scranton:

  • Scranton Bus Terminal

Where does the coach arrive in Allentown?

Main arrival station: Allentown Transportation Center

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

Coach stations in Allentown:

  • Allentown Transportation Center

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