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Journey Information

There are 14 intercity buses per day from New York to Wilkes-Barre. Traveling by bus from New York to Wilkes-Barre usually takes around 3 hours and 14 minutes, but the fastest Martz bus can make the trip in 3 hours,

Distance105 mi (168 km)
Shortest duration3h 0m
Cheapest price€53.54
Trips per day13
Most frequent serviceMartz
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York to Wilkes-Barre

(Based on 5 ratings and reviews)




24 October 2022- Visiting family


Pros: The bus was very clean and the staff was super friendly. Cons: I have no complaints. Tips: Make sure to arrive on time.

Pros: The bus was very clean and the staff was super friendly. Cons: I have no complaints. Tips: Make sure to arrive on time.


rose l

22 April 2022- Visiting family


Pros: very courteous, and on time. very important, thank you. i will use this service again. Cons: advertise. Tips: go to the web and look for Martz buses.

Pros: very courteous, and on time. very important, thank you. i will use this service again. Cons: advertise. Tips: go to the web and look for Martz buses.



17 September 2021- Visiting friends


No muss no fuss. Left on time. Driver was solid. Got there.

No muss no fuss. Left on time. Driver was solid. Got there.



15 January 2021- Visiting family


Pros: Smooth on time. Cons: Space.

Pros: Smooth on time. Cons: Space.

How much is a bus ticket from New York to Wilkes-Barre?

The average price for a bus ticket to Wilkes-Barre is €55.52, If you are able to find a ticket cheaper than €55.52 you have found a unique deal. We recommend that you should complete your reservation promptly as prices can change quickly. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from New York to Wilkes-Barre is expected to range from €56 to €59. If you are looking to travel to Wilkes-Barre within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from €56. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are €56 and can be found on 1 February 2023.

Monthly average prices


The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in May. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just €52 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from New York to Wilkes-Barre in January, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to €55 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save €2.66 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from New York to Wilkes-Barre?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from New York to Wilkes-Barre that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Martz usually offers more choice, with 8 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Martz83h 13m€57.32
Martz73h 15m€56.39
  • Martz


    Book Martz from New York to Wilkes-Barre from €54. There are 8 trips per day offered by Martz from New York to Wilkes-Barre and you can expect on average to pay for a Martz ticket to Wilkes-Barre. In New York, Martz departs to Wilkes-Barre from 625 8th Ave . In Wilkes-Barre, Martz arrives at Intermodal Transp Ctr .

    An average trip on Martz from New York to Wilkes-Barre takes 3 hours and 13 minutes , while the fastest available Martz trip will get you to Wilkes-Barre in 3 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Martz offers 7 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Wilkes-Barre.

  • 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. Cheap Martz Trailways bus tickets start at €54 for a one-way trip from New York to Wilkes-Barre.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Wilkes-Barre during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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 bus 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 bus ride from New York to Wilkes-Barre?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 14 minutes to cover the 168 kilometers from New York to Wilkes-Barre. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus 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 bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Wilkes-Barre. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

The first bus leaves at 08:00 and the last bus leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all buses from New York to Wilkes-Barre, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Wilkes-Barre are there per day?

There are 14 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Wilkes-Barre every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 13 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Wilkes-Barre; ticket prices start at €59.89.

City Information

New York


New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.


Wilkes-Barre, PA, US - WKB-0

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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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Main departure station: 625 8th Ave

New York has two bus stations with service to Wilkes-Barre.

All bus stations in New York:

  • 625 8th Ave

  • Port Authority Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Wilkes-Barre?

Main arrival station: Intermodal Transp Ctr

All buses from New York arrive at one main station in Wilkes-Barre.

Bus stations in Wilkes-Barre:

  • Intermodal Transp Ctr

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