Global positioning coordinates (GPS)
North: +41.648184 (41° 38′ 53.5″ N)
West: -75.304348 (75° 18′ 15.7″ W)
Some older GPS units will route you incorrectly unless you use the actual GPS coordinates.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) is the nearest commercial airport, approximately a one-hour drive by car.
Other nearby airports include:
- Lehigh Valley International Airport, PA (ABE)
- Newark Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR)
- JFK International Airport, NY (JFK)
- LaGuardia Airport, NY (LGA)
- Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL)
- Stewart Airport, New Windsor, NY (SWF)
Domestic flights to AVP typically have a layover at EWR, JFK, DTW, CTL, or PHL. Layovers at EWR and JFK are more commonly canceled due to delay or inclement weather than flights through other domestic airports.
The total air and ground trip may be faster and less expensive to the New York airports than to the Scranton airport, particularly if you are flying internationally
Taxi & Driving Services
Airport Service to and from AVP:
Mike’s Driving Service
Rate: $90 one-way (plus 15% gratuity)
McCarthy Flowered Cabs
Rate: $80 for one person, $96 for two. Call for additional rates.
Local from Honesdale to the Institute:
Maple City Taxi (570) 253-3944
Taxi from the bus stop in downtown Honesdale to the Institute also needs to be arranged 24 hours in advance with Maple City Taxi Transit. (No credit cards. One-way fare is $18.00.)
*The Himalayan Institute is not responsible for any arrangements made with outside travel services, including timeliness of service, accidents, loss of property, etc.
Another option is a direct bus from New York City’s Port Authority in Manhattan to downtown Honesdale.
*Confirm current rates when making reservations.
Driving Times and Directions (Google Maps)
The Himalayan Institute is located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, 6 miles north of the town of Honesdale on PA-670.
*Add an extra hour if you are arriving from New York, Philadelphia, or Boston during rush hour.