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Harrisburg-Wilkes-Barre Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Harrisburg to Wilkes-Barre bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$47.25
Shortest Duration2h 45m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Harrisburg to Wilkes-Barre 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 Wilkes-Barre?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $47.25 was the low point for bus fares from Harrisburg to Wilkes-Barre. Buses from Wilkes-Barre to Harrisburg are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $47.25 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.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 85 miles (137 kilometers) from Harrisburg, PA to Wilkes-Barre, PA. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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

Because many passengers travel from Harrisburg to Wilkes-Barre 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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Wilkes-Barre, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Harrisburg?

There is usually only one bus per day from Harrisburg to Wilkes-Barre. It leaves the station in Harrisburg at 11:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Harrisburg to Wilkes-Barre. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

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

What bus companies travel from Harrisburg to Wilkes-Barre?

There is one bus company that operates from Harrisburg to Wilkes-Barre. Fullington Trailways is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Fullington Trailways12h 45m$47.25

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 Wilkes-Barre?

All buses from Harrisburg arrive at one main station in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania:

  • Intermodal Transp Ctr

Price trends for buses from Harrisburg to Wilkes-Barre

Monthly average prices


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