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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity coaches per day from Wilkes-Barre to New York. Traveling by coach from Wilkes-Barre to New York usually takes around 3 hours and 52 minutes, but the fastest Martz coach can make the trip in 2 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance105 mi (168 km)
Shortest duration2h 40m
Cheapest price£37.88
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceMartz
Coach lines3

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Wilkes-Barre to New York

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)




19 July 2021- Visiting friends


I didn't have to drive. I could relax and enjoy the bus ride.

I didn't have to drive. I could relax and enjoy the bus ride.



4 June 2021- Visiting friends


Pros: Good driver . Got us there safe in the pouring rain . Cons: Nothing I noticed.

Pros: Good driver . Got us there safe in the pouring rain . Cons: Nothing I noticed.

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

Typically £46.71 is the average price you should expect to pay for a coach ticket to New York. Any tickets cheaper than £46.71 can be considered a great deal. 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.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Wilkes-Barre to New York is expected to range from £44 to £51. If you are looking to travel to New York within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from £46. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are £44 and can be found on 14 December 2022.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Wilkes-Barre to New York 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 £46 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches


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 25 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £5.27 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Wilkes-Barre to New York?

There are 3 bus lines from Wilkes-Barre to New York available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 6 daily trips, Martz usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Fullington Trailways13h 55m£46.97
Martz63h 7m£49.67
Martz24h 48m£46.89
  • 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.

  • Martz


    Book Martz from Wilkes-Barre to New York from £50. There are 6 Martz schedules from Wilkes-Barre to New York and you can expect on average to pay for a Martz ticket to New York. In Wilkes-Barre, Martz departs to New York from Intermodal Transp Ctr and no other station. In New York, Martz arrives at 625 8th Ave and no other station.

    An average trip on Martz from Wilkes-Barre to New York takes 3 hours and 7 minutes , while the fastest available Martz trip will get you to New York in 2 hours and 40 minutes .

    On weekends, Martz offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to New York.

  • Martz


    Martz Trailways is an intercity bus company founded in 1908 and based in Wilkes-Barre, PA. It offers affordable bus trips to 30 popular destinations throughout the Northeast, all on comfortable buses equipped with free WiFi and power outlets available at every seat. Cheap Martz Trailways bus tickets start at £38 for a one-way trip from Wilkes-Barre to New York.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The coach takes an average of 3 hours and 52 minutes to cover the 105 miles from Wilkes-Barre to New York. However, the fastest coach only takes 2 hours and 40 minutes. 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?

"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, 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?

The first coach leaves at 03:00 and the last coach leaves at 18:00. To see the times for all coaches from Wilkes-Barre to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach trips to New York are there per day?

There are 8 scheduled coaches that travel from Wilkes-Barre to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Wilkes-Barre to New York; ticket prices start at £55.56.

City Information


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.

New York


New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

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 New York?

Main arrival station: 625 8th Ave

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in New York.

Coach stations in New York:

  • 625 8th Ave

  • Port Authority Bus Station

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