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Wilkes-Barre - Newark Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There is one daily coach from Wilkes-Barre to Newark. Traveling by coach from Wilkes-Barre to Newark usually takes around 3 hours and 5 minutes, but some coaches might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance96 mi (154 km)
Shortest duration3h 5m
Cheapest price£30.69
Most frequent serviceFullington Trailways
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How much is a coach ticket from Wilkes-Barre to Newark?

The average price for a coach ticket to Newark is £30.69, Traveling by coach on this route is one of the most affordable ways to hit the road from Wilkes-Barre. 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.

Average prices by travel date

£50£33£17FebFeb

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Wilkes-Barre to Newark is expected to range from £36 to £46. If you are looking to travel to Newark within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from £36. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are £36 and can be found on 14 February 2023.

Monthly average prices

£62£50£37£25£12MAMJJASONDJF

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just £39 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Wilkes-Barre to Newark in October, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £43 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What coach companies travel from Wilkes-Barre to Newark?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Wilkes-Barre to Newark. Fullington Trailways is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Fullington Trailways13h 6m£41.42
  • Fullington Trailways

    Fullington Trailways

    Originally founded in 1908, Fullington Trailways is one of the oldest transportation companies in the United States. Today, it's one of the leading intercity bus carriers within the Trailways network and provides cheap, reliable bus service to several metropolitan destinations, including New York City and Philadelphia. All coaches are equipped with clean restrooms, and Fullington Trailways earned a 2022 Wanderu Passengers' Choice Award for their helpful crew.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The coach takes an average of 3 hours and 5 minutes to cover the 96 miles from Wilkes-Barre to Newark. 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?

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for coach travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Wilkes-Barre?

There is usually only one coach per day from Wilkes-Barre to Newark. It leaves the station in Wilkes-Barre at 14:00 each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many coach departures serve Newark each day?

There is usually only one coach per day from Wilkes-Barre to Newark. However, it is not a direct coach, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change coaches during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Wilkes-Barre to Newark; ticket prices start at £54.75.

City Information

Wilkes-Barre

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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.

Newark

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As the most populous city in New Jersey, Newark offers some excellent museums, parks and restaurants that you can enjoy year-round. Art lovers should stop by the famous Newark Museum to enjoy a rich collection of works by American artists and sculptors. History buffs should check out the New Jersey Historical Society for ongoing exhibitions documenting the state’s rich history.

Located by the Passaic River, Newark offers various places where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll by the water. For the best views, head over to the city’s Riverfront Park near the hip Ironbound neighborhood. If you’re seeking more outdoor enjoyment, check out Branch Brook Park where you will find various lakes and plenty of cherry blossoms.

Newark is one of the biggest travel hubs in the United States, which makes it very easily accessible via all types of transportation. The Newark Liberty International Airport is one of the three airports that serves the New York City metro area, and its close proximity to Newark’s Penn Station makes it easy to reach from anywhere via bus or train.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Wilkes-Barre?

Main departure station: Intermodal Transp Ctr

Most coaches depart from the main station in Wilkes-Barre.

All coach stations in Wilkes-Barre:

  • Intermodal Transp Ctr

Where does the coach arrive in Newark?

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Main arrival station: Newark Penn Station

Not to be confused with the Penn Station in New York City just 10 miles away, Newark’s Penn Station is a vital regional transportation hub which serves the greater New York City and New Jersey area. Located a few blocks East of the central business district in Newark, Penn Station opened in 1935, when its Art Deco architecture was at the height of fashion - see if you can spot the Zodiac signs decorating the chandeliers! Travelers can access Amtrak intercity passenger trains running on the busy Northeast Corridor between Washington D.C. and Boston, as well as intercity buses like Greyhound and Fullington Trailways. Local transit available at Penn Station includes Newark Light Rail, Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) rapid transit linking Newark to Manhattan, and NJ Transit commuter trains serving coastal and central New Jersey.

Coach stations in Newark:

  • Newark Penn Station

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