Travel from Major International Airports
There are five airports you can use to get to Wilkes University. However, we strongly
suggest that you fly into the closest which is Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AVP). From
AVP, you can take a taxi to Wilkes-Barre for about $40 USD. Please contact Georgia
with your arrival information when you get it (email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 570-408-7854).
Take a taxi to your address in Wilkes-Barre or to the Public Safety Office of Wilkes University located at 148 South Main Street. Public Safety phone is 1 570 408 4999. Taxi cost will be about USD $40.00
When you arrive at Port Authority, you must find the Martz Trailways windows. Ask for a ticket to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania - there are several trips each day. Cost of the ticket is approximately $50 USD. There are luggage restrictions and luggage must be labeled with Name and Address (Wilkes University, 84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766; phone: 570-408-4106) (https://martztrailways.com/departures-from-new-york/ ).From Bus station to Campus: The bus station is about 3 blocks from campus. Walk or take a taxi to the Public Safety Office of Wilkes University located at 148 South Main Street. The phone number for Public Safety is 1-570-408-4999.
Taxis can be obtained at Zone 5 on the Commercial Transportation Roadway at the airport. There is an approximate flat fee of $27 USD to get into Central Philadelphia. There may be additional fees as well based on travel from the airport. Ask that the driver take you to the Greyhound Bus Terminal at 11th and Filbert Street. All taxis take cash; some taxi companies in Philadelphia will take a credit card.
At the Greyhound Bus Terminal, purchase a one-way ticket to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Cost is approximately $50.
From Bus Station to Campus: The bus station is about 3 blocks from campus. Walk or take a taxi (Burgit City Taxi: 570-970-9090) to the Public Safety Office of Wilkes University located at 148 South Main Street. The phone number for Public Safety is 1 570 408 4999.
Georgia’s phone: 570-408-7854 Georgia’s Email: Georgia.email@example.com