There are 2 ways to get from Athens to Pittsburgh by bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens, OH - Ohio U. to Columbus, OH 0005 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa 1684

$30 - $77

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Pittsburgh 182 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 29 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Athens to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 29 min.

More details

The distance between Athens and Pittsburgh is 136 miles. The road distance is 182 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Athens to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Athens, OH - Ohio U. and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa via Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

More details

What companies run services between Athens, OH, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Athens to Pittsburgh via Columbus, OH and Columbus, Oh in around 6 h 15 min.

Bus operators
Lakefront Lines
Website
webstore.lakefrontlines.com
Bus from Athens, OH - Ohio U. to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Schedules at
lakefrontlines.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 Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.