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Home Flights North America USA Pennsylvania Cheap flights to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Cheap flights to Wilkes-Barre, PA

Popular in January High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise
Cheapest in August Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop
Average price $361 Average for round-trip flights in September 2020
Round-trip from €327 From Las Vegas to Scranton
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Wilkes-Barre related to COVID-19?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Wilkes-Barre along with the rest of United States. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, European Schengen Area, UK, Ireland and Brazil in the past 14 days. US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the above countries in the past 14 days may still enter the United States, but must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and Washington (IAD). US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the countries named don't have to isolate for two weeks, unless they have had close contact with someone who has COVID-19.. If you are looking to book a trip to Wilkes-Barre and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.

Cheapest Prices for Wilkes-Barre flights by month

January
$282
February
$255
March
$259
April
$282
May
$290
June
$304
July
$337
August
$312
September
$283
October
$290
November
$320
December
$319
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Wilkes-Barre is currently February; with July being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Wilkes-Barre?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LAS - AVP
Price
$255 - $397
AVP
Temperature
37.4 - 84.2 °F
AVP
Rainfall
1.89 - 4.13 inches

There are reasons to visit Wilkes-Barre at any time of year. In the winter (December to March), the ski slopes will be available, along with ice skating in town and there are lively Christmas celebrations. Come summer, and the town hosts outdoor events, and the natural beauty of Luzerne County comes into its own. Cities like Philadelphia are worth visiting no matter which season you choose.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Wilkes-Barre?

At the moment, Wednesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Wilkes-Barre. Tuesday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Wilkes-Barre?

To get the best value, try booking a flight at noon when visiting Wilkes-Barre. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the morning as these tend to have higher demand.

City overview 

Situated in Pennsylvania, Wilkes-Barre is one of the finest destinations in the eastern United States for outdoor lovers – with a huge selection of parks and activities to enjoy.

The town is located in Luzerne County, which is home to four State Parks – areas of natural beauty where visitors can enjoy a range of sports and leisure activities. Lovely cycling and hiking trails run alongside the picturesque Susquehanna River, while mountain bikers will love the tucked away routes in Kirby Park.

The area around Wilkes-Barre is also prime hunting country, and specialist guides will be happy to teach visitors how to enjoy one of America’s favourite hobbies. There are also plenty of excellent golf courses, as well as water courses and well-stocked ponds for fishing enthusiasts.

Come winter, the area is also one of the best places to ski and snowboard in the eastern United States. Head to Montage Mountain for well-marked and reliable trails, or youth-oriented Eagle Rock which attracts snowboarders and freestyle skiers.

Back in Wilkes-Barre, any visitors will love its relaxed atmosphere and wide range of eating options.  There are family friendly bowling alleys, cinemas, theaterss and art galleries which show the finest creations of rural Pennsylvania. And at the Mohegan Sun Arena, visitors can enjoy shows from international acts like the Harlem Globetrotters.

History is another great attraction of the city. Head to the informative Luzerne County Historical Society Museum to learn all about the town’s history as one of America’s greatest coal producers, as well as its Native American past, and see beautiful old buildings like the stately municipal courthouse.

The town is a short distance from the historical delights of Philadelphia, or even the monuments in Washington DC – making Wilkes-Barre an ideal vacation destination.

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Getting around Wilkes-Barre

Public transport is a great way to see the various sights in Luzerne County itself, and to get around Wilkes-Barre. Renting bikes is also a good option, particularly if you wish to enjoy the riverside trail. For most people, having a car of their own will be essential, however. For anyone renting a car, New York and Philadelphia are realistic day trip destinations.

Getting from the Airport to the City

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) is around 8 miles from Wilkes-Barre. Ground transportation options at the airport include taxi firms – which will be available from just outside the baggage reclaim area. There are also more luxurious limousine rental services as well as minibuses linked to some hotels. However, many people will prefer to rent a car from one of the outlets present at the airport. Book ahead to minimise fuss.

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