Cheap train tickets from Newark, NJ to Scranton


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How much are train tickets from Newark, NJ to Scranton?

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How do you find cheap train tickets from Newark, NJ to Scranton?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Newark to Scranton is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Newark to Scranton was £82.85. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £27.28 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Newark, NJ to Scranton?

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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Newark to Scranton?

On Monday trains from Newark to Scranton are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Newark to Scranton?

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.

One train company connects Newark to Scranton


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.

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Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in Newark with trains to Scranton. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport
There is one train station where trains from Newark arrive in Scranton:
  • Scranton Bus Terminal