Amtrak Launches New Thruway Bus Connections from New York City and Philadelphia

August 24, 2017

New destinations available in the Lehigh Valley and Southeastern Penn.

PHILADELPHIA – Amtrak now provides Thruway bus connections between Philadelphia and the Lehigh Valley and southeastern Pennsylvania destinations. Customers now have convenient and affordable travel options to Allentown, Bethlehem, Reading, Kutztown, Norristown, Wescosville, Quakertown, York, Limerick, and Pottstown.

Amtrak and Bieber Tourways, an intercity motor coach operator based in Pennsylvania, have partnered to provide Thruway motorcoach connections from Philadelphia and Lancaster.  Amtrak Thruway services make coordinated connections with trains to provide seamless access to the Amtrak national network.

Customers can purchase tickets using Amtrak eTicketing, at a staffed station, or book online on, or use one of Amtrak’s mobile apps, or call-800-USA-RAIL and ask to speak with an Amtrak agent.

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Marc Magliari

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