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Scranton - Binghamton Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Scranton to Binghamton. Traveling by bus from Scranton to Binghamton usually takes around one hour and 9 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in just one hour and 5 minutes.

Distance49 mi (80 km)
Shortest duration1h 5m
Cheapest price$17.99
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Scranton to Binghamton?

Bus tickets for a trip from Scranton to Binghamton cost $18.87 on average. This is an excellent value for the 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

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Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Scranton to Binghamton is expected to be between $18 and $21. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is July 9, 2024, when tickets are available for July 9, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $18.

Monthly average prices

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Taking the bus from Scranton to Binghamton is usually cheapest in July, when the average ticket price is only $19. If you're planning to take the bus from Scranton to Binghamton during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $26. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 17 days in advance to save $2.85 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Scranton to Binghamton?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Scranton to Binghamton that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus US usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US41h 10m$21.55
Greyhound11h 9m$19.32
  • 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 4 trips per day from Scranton to Binghamton, 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 1 bus trips from Scranton to Binghamton every day, with the average journey taking around 1 hours and 9 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Binghamton usually start from $18.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 9 minutes to cover the 49 miles from Scranton to Binghamton. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 5 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus 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.

Because many passengers travel from Scranton to Binghamton 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, 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 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00am. To see the times for all buses from Scranton to Binghamton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Scranton to Binghamton. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses 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.

Binghamton

Binghamton, NY

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Binghamton, NY

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Surrounded by idyllic rolling hills, the city of Binghamton offers a small-town vibe that makes it the perfect choice for travelers who wish to stay away from the big crowds. If you are a culturally inclined tourist, don’t miss the chance to enjoy a mosaic tour around the quarters. Mosaic is a famous medium through which local artists express their ideas, and in many corners of the downtown area you will find colorful artworks waiting for you to explore. For those with a brave heart, the haunted history trail will be a good choice. The trail will take you through the most famous local haunted mansions, where you will learn about their history and try your luck with the supernatural.

For a quick bite, head over to Garage, a local taco eatery which has captured the hearts of many local residents. If you want to try something new, A Tavolo Italian Restaurant, with homemade dishes and sauces, will be a solid choice.

The busiest bus station in Binghamton is the Greater Binghamton Transportation Center, which is located on Chenango Street. You can catch buses run by Greyhound, OurBus and New York Trailways at the station. There are no Amtrak trains that pass through Binghamton. The city is served by the Greater Binghamton Airport, which is located 10 miles north of downtown.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Scranton?

Main departure station: 609 Luzerne Street

Scranton has two bus stations with service to Binghamton.

All bus stations in Scranton:

  • 609 Luzerne Street

  • Lackawanna Transit Center

Where does the bus arrive in Binghamton?

Main arrival station: Greater Binghamton Transportation Center

All buses from Scranton arrive at one main station in Binghamton.

All bus stations in Binghamton:

  • Greater Binghamton Transportation Center

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