The distance between Newark and Scranton is approximately 90.54 miles, or 145.67 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 6 hours and 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 1 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
Typically there are 10 schedules to compare for your trip to Scranton. One train carrier operates regular service on the Newark to Scranton route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Newark to Scranton, usually offering 10 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Newark to Scranton, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Newark, NJ to Scranton, which start at £16.86.
Amtrak train tickets from Newark to Scranton start from £68.21, and on average cost £95.99. Daily there are 10 Amtrak schedules to Scranton. Amtrak in Newark leaves from Penn Station and one other station. And in Scranton trains arrive at Scranton Bus Terminal,
From Newark to Scranton train travel on Amtrak takes 6 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Scranton faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 1 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 8 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £96.86 for a one-way train ticket to Scranton.