There are 4 ways to get from Austin to Pittsburgh by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Pittsburgh (PIT) AUS - PIT

$104 - $406

3 alternative options

Bus  •  31 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx 894
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa

$153 - $381

Train  •  38 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Texas Eagle
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Capitol Limited

$235 - $671

Drive  •  23 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Pittsburgh 1420.5 miles

$130 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Austin to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $130 - $210 and takes 23 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $100 - $410 and takes 6 h 52 min.

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The distance between Austin and Pittsburgh is 1226 miles. The road distance is 1420.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Austin to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Austin to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Austin, Tx and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa via Dallas, Tx, Cincinnati, Oh and Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Austin to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Austin Amtrak and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Austin to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 1225.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 52 min

What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Austin to Pittsburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Pittsburgh via Dallas, Tx, Cincinnati, Oh, and Columbus, Oh in around 31 h 40 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Austin Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Business Coach Seat
$330 - $470
Room
$600 - $850
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
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 Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
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

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