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Wilkes-Barre - Buffalo Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There is one daily coach from Wilkes-Barre to Buffalo. Traveling by coach from Wilkes-Barre to Buffalo usually takes around 12 hours and 55 minutes, but some coaches might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance191 mi (307 km)
Shortest duration12h 55m
Cheapest price£38.16
Most frequent serviceFullington Trailways
Coach lines1

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

The average price for a coach ticket to Buffalo is £42.31, If your search turns up options priced lower than £42.31 then you've uncoverred an exceptional deal, don't let it get away. 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 Wilkes-Barre to Buffalo 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 £55 whenever you decide to travel.

What coach companies travel from Wilkes-Barre to Buffalo?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Wilkes-Barre to Buffalo. 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 Trailways112h 55m£46.51
  • 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 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 Wilkes-Barre to Buffalo?

The coach takes an average of 12 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 191 miles from Wilkes-Barre to Buffalo. 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?

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

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week.

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

There is usually only one coach per day from Wilkes-Barre to Buffalo. 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 Buffalo each day?

There is usually only one coach per day from Wilkes-Barre to Buffalo. 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 Buffalo; ticket prices start at £108.67.

City Information

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.

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 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 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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