Duration 43h 23m
Distance 1421 miles
Average price $212
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The train between Pittsburgh and Austin takes 43h 23m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Pittsburgh to Austin. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
    Capitol Limited
  2. Chicago Union Station
    Texas Eagle
  3. Austin
39h 23m
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$180 - $253

Pittsburgh to Austin train times

Trains run six times a week between Pittsburgh and Austin. The service departs Pittsburgh at 23:59 at night, which arrives into Austin at 18:22. All services require a transfer at Chicago Union Station and take an average of 43h 23m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Pittsburgh to Austin? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh station to Austin station. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station and arriving at Austin Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 23m.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Austin is 1226 miles. The road distance is 1421 miles.

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Pittsburgh to Austin train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station.

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Pittsburgh to Austin train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Austin Amtrak Station.

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Austin is 1h behind Pittsburgh. It is currently 2:34 AM in Pittsburgh and 1:34 AM in Austin.

There are 682+ hotels available in Austin. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Pittsburgh and Austin?

You can take a train from Pittsburgh to Austin via Chicago Union Station in around 39h 23m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
9h 46m
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85

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