Commuter Bus Service in Luzerne County
Hazleton Public Transit (HPT), a service of the City of Hazleton’s Department of Public Services, operates nine routes in the City of Hazleton and surrounding townships and boroughs Monday through Friday, with limited service on Saturdays and Sundays. The Luzerne County Transportation Authority (LCTA) serves the city of Wilkes-Barre and surrounding areas Monday through Saturday. It operates 16 routes throughout the county. Most routes connect at Public Square in Wilkes-Barre.
Inter-city and Interstate Bus Service
Martz Trailways provides direct service from Public Square in Wilkes-Barre (and several other locations in the county) to King of Prussia, Philadelphia, Atlantic City, and New York City. Susquehanna Trailways provides service via Berwick and Hazleton to Philadelphia and New York City. Greyhound provides service from several points in the county to most points in the continental United States.
AMTRAK does not currently provide service in Northeastern Pensylvania, although a major initiative is underway to bring high speed rail service to Scranton and Wilkes-Barre.
Freight Rail Service
Norfolk Southern and the Canadian Pacific provide service for many of the county’s major manufacturing and distributing companies. The Reading and Northern provides several communities in the county with feeder service to larger carriers, as does the railroad operated by the Luzerne County Rail Authority.