Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport is located in a borough of Avoca, Pennsylvania. It is several miles away from both Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, and so it serves two counties — Luzerne County and Lackawanna County. Passengers flying into the fifth-largest airport in the state can choose among several airport transportation options.
A great number of hotels in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre offer airport shuttle services, which is great news for anyone looking for nearby accommodation. If you book a room in one of these establishments, you can let them arrange everything and thus save both time and money. Some of the best hotels with free shuttle service are Best Western Plus Avoca Airport, Best Western Plus Wilkes Barre Center, Hampton Inn Scranton, Holiday Inn East Mountain, and SpringHill Suites Moosic. If you’ve already made a reservation, check with your hotel if they can arrange an Avoca Airport shuttle or look at the AVP Airport transfers below.
The most affordable transportation service is public transportation, and the LCTA bus route 17 operates to and from the airport every day. This Avoca Airport shuttle bus can take you to various locations in Wilkes-Barre. One-way bus fare is only $1.75.
The transportation network companies Uber and Lyft also operate at AVP and offer reliable and affordable services. The approximate fare for a ride from Avoca Airport to Scranton is $17, while transfers from the airport to Wilkes-Barre cost approximately $24. Download the phone app and easily book a ride as soon as you arrive at AVP.
If you want to reach your destination as soon as possible and avoid waiting for airport shuttle buses, grab one of the airport taxi cabs. You can find the taxi vehicle at the airport or arrange a ride in advance by calling Burgit’s City Taxi at (570) 970-9090 or McCarthy Cabs at (570) 344-5000.
Another convenient way to reach any destination in the area is by renting a vehicle. Several car rental companies are available at AVP: Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, and National. All of them open between 7 and 8 AM on weekdays and between 8 and 9 AM on weekends. We recommend making an advanced reservation and get the best rate.