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Scranton - Atlantic City Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity buses per day from Scranton to Atlantic City. Traveling by bus from Scranton to Atlantic City usually takes around 7 hours and 36 minutes, but the fastest Martz bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance156 mi (250 km)
Shortest duration3h 45m
Cheapest price$19.98
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Scranton to Atlantic City?

Bus tickets for a trip from Scranton to Atlantic City cost $36.29 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25JulJul

Bus tickets from Scranton to Atlantic City are expected to cost between $25 and $74 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Atlantic City within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $35. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

$75$60$45$30$15ASONDJFMAMJJ
Taking the bus from Scranton to Atlantic City is usually cheapest in August, when the average ticket price is only $37. If you're planning to take the bus from Scranton to Atlantic City during October, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $57. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 26 days in advance to save up to $66.28.

What bus companies travel from Scranton to Atlantic City?

There are 3 bus lines from Scranton to Atlantic City available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 5 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US78h 43m$87.53
Greyhound57h 32m$52.69
Martz33h 57m$49.50
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 7 trips per day from Scranton to Atlantic City, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 5 bus trips from Scranton to Atlantic City every day, with the average journey taking around 7 hours and 32 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Atlantic City usually start from $20.

  • Book Martz from Scranton to Atlantic City from $50. There are 3 trips per day offered by Martz from Scranton to Atlantic City and you can expect on average to pay for a Martz ticket to Atlantic City. In Scranton, Martz departs to Atlantic City from Lackawanna Transit Center . In Atlantic City, Martz arrives at Resorts Casino and 2 other stations.

    An average trip on Martz from Scranton to Atlantic City takes 3 hours and 57 minutes , while the fastest available Martz trip will get you to Atlantic City in 3 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, Martz offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Atlantic City.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 36 minutes to cover the 156 miles from Scranton to Atlantic City. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 45 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Atlantic City at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. To see the times for all buses from Scranton to Atlantic City, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Scranton to Atlantic City every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Scranton

You might know Scranton from the award-winning documentary that took place there, The Office. But Scranton is much more than paper and beet farms.

The Steamtown National Historic Site is a little museum dedicated to steam engines and their role in the economy of the United States throughout the nineteenth century. The Anthracite Heritage Museum engages a wide range of audiences by interpreting, collecting, and presenting the story of hard coal mining, allied industries, northern Pennsylvania's historic immigrant culture, and the evolution of the region's culture. Scranton is also known for its handcrafted smoked and cured meats, including their unique smoked kielbasa blend of pork and beef.

Scranton Bus Terminal is the city's main bus and train station, which services all sorts of carriers. Popular bus routes to Scranton come from New York, Seattle, and Kingston. Amtrak trains, meanwhile, are available from Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Seabrook, and more.

Atlantic City

Atlantic City is a resort town located on the southeastern coast of New Jersey famous for its iconic boardwalk and numerous high-rise hotels and casinos. Dating all the way back to the 1800s, Atlantic City has established itself as one of the most popular gambling destinations on the East Coast of the United States.

Similar to Las Vegas, Atlantic City offers a rich variety of entertainment in addition to its many gambling houses ranging from sporting events to live performances by in-demand comedy and music acts. Many of the hotels in the area also offer first-class spa treatments and premium services for large parties of guests. As a result, Atlantic City has become a very popular destination for bachelor parties and bachelorette groups.

With its own airport and bus & train terminal, Atlantic City is easily accessible both by ground and air transportation, making it a breeze to plan a fun weekend with your friends.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Scranton?

Main departure station: Lackawanna Transit Center

Scranton has two bus stations with service to Atlantic City.

All bus stations in Scranton:

  • Lackawanna Transit Center

  • 609 Luzerne Street

Where does the bus arrive in Atlantic City?

Main arrival station: Caesars Bus Terminal

Buses arrive in Atlantic City at 6 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Atlantic City:

  • Caesars Bus Terminal

  • 1133 Boardwalk

  • Tropicana Transportation Center

  • Caesars Casino - Bus Terminal Gate

  • Tropicana Transportation Center

  • Resorts Casino

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