There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Pittsburgh by plane, ferry, bus, train or car

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Fly from Boston  •  3h 41m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Pittsburgh (PIT) BOS - PIT

$70 - $163

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Ferry to Provincetown, fly  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the ferry from Boston to Provincetown Ferry Terminal
  2. Fly from Provincetown (PVC) to Pittsburgh (PIT) PVC - PIT

$352 - $615

Bus via New York  •  12h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to New York Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York to Pittsburgh New York-Pittsburg / ...

$80

Train  •  13h 49m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station Pennsylvanian

$94 - $207

Bus  •  18h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to New York, Ny 3469 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Pittsburgh, Pa 1683 / ...

$75 - $112

Drive  •  10h 10m

  1. Drive from Boston to Pittsburgh 575.3 miles

$55 - $85

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $65 - $170 and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Boston South Buses and arriving at Pittsburgh via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Pittsburgh station. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 49m.

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The distance between Boston and Pittsburgh is 484 miles. The road distance is 575.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus via New York which takes 12h 36m and costs $80.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Boston to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Boston to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston South Buses station.

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Boston to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 3h 41m and costs $65 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus via New York, which costs $80 and takes 12h 36m, you could also train, which costs $90 - $210 and takes 13h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 484.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and four other airlines fly from Boston to Pittsburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Pittsburgh via New York and New York in around 12h 36m.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Provincetown to Pittsburgh via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Provincetown to Pittsburgh via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $320
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
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 Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from New York Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$100 - $160
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Bus operators
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to New York
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Great Wall Bus
Bus from New York to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from New York, Ny to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Ferry operators
Boston Harbor Cruises
Phone
+1-877-733-9425
Website
bostonharborcruises.com
Ferry from Boston to Provincetown Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
bostonharborcruises.com
Adult
$62
Senior
$58
Child
$39

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 41m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Pittsburgh is 575 miles. It takes approximately 10h 10m to drive from Boston to Pittsburgh.

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American Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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Book your Boston to Pittsburgh train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Boston to Pittsburgh bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 226+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $11.

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