There are 5 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 17 min

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

$104 - $406

4 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

Bus Megabus  •  44 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Austin - San Jacinto/15Th to Grand Prairie
  2. Take the bus from Dallas/Forth Worth - Grand Prairie to Chicago
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Akron, OH
  4. Take the bus from Akron, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa

$127 - $257

Drive  •  23 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Austin to Pittsburgh 1420.5 miles

$130 - $210

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

Allegiant Air, Southwest Airlines and four 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 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Austin to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
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
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
Twice 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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Bus from Akron, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Austin - San Jacinto/15Th to Grand Prairie
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Dallas/Forth Worth - Grand Prairie to Chicago
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Austin and Pittsburgh is 1961 km. The road distance is 2273 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Austin to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 5 h 17 min and costs $100 - $410.

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.

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.

It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Austin to Pittsburgh, including transfers.