Cheap train tickets from New York to Scranton

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How much are train tickets from New York to Scranton?

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How do you find cheap train tickets from New York to Scranton?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from New York 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 New York to Scranton was £81.98. 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 £51.32 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 New York to Scranton?

The distance between New York and Scranton is approximately 98.85 miles, or 159.05 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 6 hours and 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 23 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 New York to Scranton?

On Tuesday trains from New York 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from New York to Scranton?

Typically there are 6 schedules to compare for your trip to Scranton. One train carrier operates regular service on the New York to Scranton route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between New York to Scranton, usually offering 6 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from New York 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 New York to Scranton, which start at £11.62.

One train company connects New York to Scranton

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from New York to Scranton start from £68.93, and on average cost £96.53. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to Scranton. Amtrak in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Scranton trains arrive at Scranton Bus Terminal,

From New York to Scranton train travel on Amtrak takes 6 hours and 55 minutes. If you are looking to get to Scranton faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 23 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £101.31 for a one-way train ticket to Scranton.

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Avg. Time
6h 55m
Avg. Price
£96.53

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart New York on their way to Scranton:
  • Penn Station
There is one train station where trains from New York arrive in Scranton:
  • Scranton Bus Terminal