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There are 5 intercity coaches per day from Wilkes-Barre to Scranton. Traveling by coach from Wilkes-Barre to Scranton usually takes around 37 minutes, but the fastest Fullington Trailways coach can make the trip in 30 minutes.
|Distance||16 mi (26 km)|
|Shortest duration||0h 30m|
|Trips per day||5|
|Most frequent service||Martz|
How much is a coach ticket from Wilkes-Barre to Scranton?
£9.31 is the average price of a coach ticket from Wilkes-Barre to Scranton. This is currently one of the best deals in coach travel. 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 Scranton is expected to range from £9 to £10. If you are looking to travel to Scranton within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from £9. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are £9 and can be found on 21 November 2022.
Monthly average prices
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 14 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £0.12 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
What coach companies travel from Wilkes-Barre to Scranton?
There are 3 bus lines from Wilkes-Barre to Scranton available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 3 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:
|Coach||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Fullington Trailways||1||0h 30m||£6.75|
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.
Book Martz from Wilkes-Barre to Scranton from £11. There are 5 Martz schedules from Wilkes-Barre to Scranton and you can expect on average to pay for a Martz ticket to Scranton. In Wilkes-Barre, Martz departs to Scranton from Intermodal Transp Ctr and no other station. In Scranton, Martz arrives at Scranton Bus Terminal and no other station.
An average trip on Martz from Wilkes-Barre to Scranton takes 0 hours and 37 minutes , while the fastest available Martz trip will get you to Scranton in 0 hours and 30 minutes .
On weekends, Martz offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Scranton.
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 £10 for a one-way trip from Wilkes-Barre to Scranton.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by coach from Wilkes-Barre to Scranton during the COVID-19 pandemic?
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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 Scranton?
The coach takes an average of 37 minutes to cover the 16 miles from Wilkes-Barre to Scranton. However, the fastest coach only takes 30 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. 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?
"Because many passengers travel from Wilkes-Barre to Scranton at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 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 Scranton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
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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.
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.
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 Scranton?
Main arrival station: Scranton Bus Terminal
All coaches from Wilkes-Barre arrive at one main station in Scranton.
Coach stations in Scranton:
Scranton Bus Terminal
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