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Harrisburg-Scranton Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Harrisburg to Scranton bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$54.00
Shortest Duration3h 15m
Trips per day2
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Harrisburg to Scranton right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Harrisburg to Scranton?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $55.39 was the low point for bus fares from Harrisburg to Scranton. Buses from Scranton to Harrisburg are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $55.39 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 3 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $6.66 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 42 minutes to cover the 101 miles (163 kilometers) from Harrisburg, PA to Scranton, PA. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 15 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Harrisburg to Scranton at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Harrisburg?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from Harrisburg to Scranton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Harrisburg to Scranton. One bus is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting bus at any point.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Harrisburg to Scranton; ticket prices start at $82.00.

What bus companies travel from Harrisburg to Scranton?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to Scranton, Pennsylvania. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 2 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Fullington Trailways13h 15m$55.50
Greyhound210h 28m$59.06

Where does the bus leave from in Harrisburg?

Most buses depart from the main station in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:

  • Harrisburg Transp Ctr

Where does the bus arrive in Scranton?

All buses from Harrisburg arrive at one main station in Scranton, Pennsylvania:

  • Scranton Bus Terminal

Price trends for buses from Harrisburg to Scranton

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25DecJan

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15FMAMJJASONDJ

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