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Routes18
Trips per day53
bus lines4
Stations1
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About Wilkes-Barre

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.

What bus companies travel to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania?

Located in Pennsylvania, Wilkes-Barre is accessible by bus from 18 other cities. You can choose from 53 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Wilkes-Barre on Wanderu. Martz usually has the most buses on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Train tickets to Wilkes-Barre are also available..

Bus companies serving Wilkes-Barre

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Fullington Trailways237h 22m€59.08
Martz72h 53m€49.67
Martz52h 6m€31.53
Amtrak Thruway33h 14m€36.00
  • 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

    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.

  • Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a system of intercity passenger buses operated by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas that are not served by the carrier’s railroads. On the bus, passengers can enjoy comfortable reclining seats with leg rests and access to onboard restroom facilities.

Which bus service has the best service to Wilkes-Barre?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Wilkes-Barre by bus with Martz giving them a 5 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Martz had the most comfortable bus service to Wilkes-Barre taking into account the seats and amenities that Martz offers. They rate Martz a 4.5 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Wilkes-Barre punctually, travelers suggest that Martz has the best on time performance on their bus schedules to Wilkes-Barre, rating them a 5 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a bus ticket to Wilkes-Barre?

€3.63 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Wilkes-Barre, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Wilkes-Barre. In the last month, buses from Dallas to Wilkes-Barre had the lowest average price at €3.63.

Where is the bus station in Wilkes-Barre, PA?

The main bus station in Wilkes-Barre is Intermodal Transp Ctr. As the busiest station, it has the most bus arrivals, although some buses may make other stops in and around Wilkes-Barre.

Is Wilkes-Barre a popular bus travel destination?

Wilkes-Barre ranks number 27 among most popular bus destinations in the region. It also ranks number 513 in United States. Wilkes-Barre ranks number 34 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Wilkes-Barre via bus service. On average 44 direct daily bus trips serve Wilkes-Barre.

What is the population of Wilkes-Barre?

The population of Wilkes-Barre is 40780. Wilkes-Barre ranks number 25 in terms of population in Pennsylvania and number 559 in all of United States.

How much do bus tickets to Wilkes-Barre cost?

Bus tickets to Wilkes-Barre range from €4 for a short trip to Wilkes-Barre, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to Wilkes-Barre starts at , and a longer trip by bus to Wilkes-Barre can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as €54.

What type of traveler does Wilkes-Barre attract?

People who take the bus to Wilkes-Barre are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a bus last minute make taking a bus to Wilkes-Barre easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.

What bus station is located closest to the city center of Wilkes-Barre?

The closest bus station to the city center of Wilkes-Barre is Intermodal Transp Ctr, located just 0.1 miles away. Select Intermodal Transp Ctr as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Wilkes-Barre. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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