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There are 8 ways to get from Albany to Pittsburgh by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Albany  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Pittsburgh (PIT) ALB - PIT

$174 - $254

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany-Rensselaer to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Pittsburgh, PA

$51 - $81

6 alternative options

Train to Newark, fly  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Pittsburgh (PIT) EWR - PIT

$174 - $511

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Pittsburgh (PIT) LGA - PIT

$153 - $503

Bus to Boston, fly  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Pittsburgh (PIT) BOS - PIT

$117 - $325

Train  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Pennsylvanian

$100 - $268

Bus Greyhound USA  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY Albany
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Pittsburgh, Pa 1683 / ...

$70 - $151

Drive  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Pittsburgh 463.3 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $170 - $260 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer and arriving at Pittsburgh, PA via New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Albany to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 40 min.

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The distance between Albany and Pittsburgh is 359 miles. The road distance is 463.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 50 min and costs $50 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Albany to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Albany to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Albany-Rensselaer station.

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Albany to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Albany to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 5 h 57 min and costs $170 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $85 and takes 11 h 50 min, you could also train, which costs $100 - $270 and takes 12 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Albany to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 359 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 57 min

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Albany to Pittsburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albany to Pittsburgh via New York, NY in around 11 h 50 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Albany to Pittsburgh via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Albany to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Albany to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Albany to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albany to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from New York, Ny to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Albany-Rensselaer to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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There is no direct flight from Albany Airport to Pittsburgh Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 33 min and has one stopover.

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Albany to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Pittsburgh, PA station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Pittsburgh is 463 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 13 min to drive from Albany to Pittsburgh.

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Delta, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Albany Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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There are 177+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albany to Albany Airport is to line 737 bus which takes 20 min and costs $2.

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