There are 5 ways to get from Boston to Pittsburgh by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Pittsburgh (PIT) BOS - PIT

$95 - $283

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Bus Megabus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Pittsburgh, PA

$56 - $87

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston - NY Express
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Pittsburgh, Pa 3286

$62 - $139

Train  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Pennsylvanian

$194 - $530

Drive  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Pittsburgh 575.2 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $90 - $290 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 47 min.

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The distance between Boston and Pittsburgh is 484 miles. The road distance is 575.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 30 min and costs $60 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Boston to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Boston to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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Boston to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $90 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $140 and takes 12 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs $190 - $550 and takes 13 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 484.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and four other airlines fly from Boston to Pittsburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Pittsburgh via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, Ny in around 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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megabus.com

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 42 min.

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Boston to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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Boston to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pittsburgh Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Pittsburgh is 575 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 7 min to drive from Boston to Pittsburgh.

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Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, JetBlue Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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There are 179+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $20.

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