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Traveling to Lackawanna County is simple! Lackawanna County is conveniently located on the I-80/I-81 Corridor and at the end of the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. This makes it an easy ride from anywhere in PA, along with out-of-state locations within 300 miles. If you prefer to arrive via the friendly skies, the Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton International Airport (AVP) is less than a 15-minute drive from Downtown Scranton. It offers service to Charlotte, Chicago, and Newark, and Orlando, meaning you can get here from literally anywhere in the world.


Major Highways


Lackawanna County is accessible from these five major highways:

I-81  /  I-80  /  I-84  /  I-380  /  I-476


We're just a two-hour drive from New York City and Philadelphia!




Greyhound Bus Lines


Martz Trailways



Mileage Chart


Distance from the Scranton Metro Area


  • Binghamton, NY        61 miles
  • Allentown, PA            76 miles
  • Newark, NJ              111 miles
  • Trenton, NJ             116 miles
  • Jersey City, NJ        118 miles
  • New York, NY          120 miles
  • Harrisburg, PA         122 miles
  • Philadelphia, PA      125 miles
  • Wilmington, DE       142 miles
  • Bridgeport, CT        163 miles
  • Baltimore, MD         201 miles
  • Washington DC       239 miles





Whether you're looking for transportation to and from the airport, need a taxi to take you from your hotel to a local restaurant, attraction, or event, or want to hop on the local bus system to get you to your next stop, there are plenty of options to get you where you're looking to go.



County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS)


McCarthy Flowered Cabs


Yellow Cab of Lackawanna


Burgit’s Electric City Taxi


Pioneer City Cab






It’s true that we love a good party and enjoy some adult beverages with our friends, families, neighbors, and visitors. What we love even more than a great night out is getting home safe and sound. Utilizing one of our car services is the best way to ensure your group’s safety and comfort. Make carefree transportation for your parties, weddings, wine trail excursions, and other special occasions part of your celebration with one of these first-class car services.



Cloud 9 Transportation, Inc.


Gilbride Limousine


The Limo Guy of NEPA


Martz Group


Signature Limo & Car Service


Sip and Play Tours


Current Road & Weather Conditions


Find current traffic and travel conditions on state-owned roadways and the Pennsylvania Turnpike in the Lackawanna County area by visiting

Up-to-date weather information is available from the National Weather Service.


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