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

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Fly  •  5 h 14 min

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

$104 - $406

4 alternative options

Bus  •  34 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx 894 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa

$148 - $371

Train, bus  •  36 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak Station to St. Louis Gateway Station Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Pittsburgh, Pa 1684

$189 - $513

Train  •  38 h 46 min

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

$235 - $671

Drive  •  23 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Pittsburgh 1420.5 miles

$130 - $210

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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 5 h 14 min.

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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 and Dayton Trotwood, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Austin station to Pittsburgh station. However, there are services departing from Austin Amtrak Station and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 46 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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The best way to get from Austin to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 34 h 30 min and costs $140 - $380.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Austin to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Austin to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Austin, Tx station.

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

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The best way to get from Austin to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 5 h 14 min and costs $100 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $380 and takes 34 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs $230 - $700 and takes 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: 5 h 14 min

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

Allegiant Air, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Austin to Pittsburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Pittsburgh via Dallas, Tx and Dayton Trotwood, Oh in around 34 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Monday and Friday
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 Austin Amtrak Station to St. Louis Gateway Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Austin Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
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 to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
23 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150

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The quickest flight from Austin Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 48 min.

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

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Pittsburgh is 1 h ahead of Austin. It is currently 5:56 AM in Austin and 6:56 AM in Pittsburgh.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Pittsburgh is 1421 miles. It takes approximately 23 h 5 min to drive from Austin to Pittsburgh.

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Allegiant Air, Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Austin Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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Book your Austin to Pittsburgh bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 179+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Austin to Austin Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 28 min and costs $1 - $4.

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