There are 7 ways to get from Baltimore to Pittsburgh by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Pittsburgh, Pa 4411 / ...

$29 - $70

6 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Pennsylvanian

$134 - $367

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Pittsburgh 246.5 miles

$24 - $35

Fly Baltimore to Pittsburgh  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Pittsburgh (PIT) BWI - PIT

$55 - $185

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Pittsburgh  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Pittsburgh (PIT) DCA - PIT

$177 - $505

Train, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Pittsburgh  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Pittsburgh (PIT) IAD - PIT

$138 - $412

Fly Baltimore to Johnstown, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Johnstown (JST) BWI - JST
  2. Take the train from Johnstown Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak

$116 - $278

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Baltimore to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $55 - $190 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Baltimore Downtown, Md and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Baltimore station to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Baltimore Penn Station and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak via Philadelphia 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 17 min.

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The distance between Baltimore and Pittsburgh is 197 miles. The road distance is 246.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $29 - $70.

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The bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Pittsburgh, Pa takes 4 h 55 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Baltimore to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Baltimore Downtown, Md station.

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Map of how to get from Baltimore to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 197.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Baltimore, MD, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Baltimore to Pittsburgh every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $29 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Baltimore to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia 30th Street Station in around 9 h 17 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Pittsburgh via Morgantown
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Baltimore to Johnstown
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Johnstown Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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.

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 Baltimore Downtown, Md to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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