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

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Fly  •  4h 9m

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

$95 - $276

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Bus Megabus  •  13h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Pittsburgh, PA

$56 - $87

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Train  •  13h 49m

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

$142 - $341

Bus Greyhound USA  •  15h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Pittsburgh, Pa 1683 / ...

$67 - $149

Drive  •  10h 7m

  1. Drive from Boston to Pittsburgh 575.2 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $90 - $280 and takes 4h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Pittsburgh, PA via New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 15m.

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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 575.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 13h 15m and costs $55 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from Boston to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Boston to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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

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The best way to get from Boston to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 4h 9m and costs $90 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $90 and takes 13h 15m, you could also train, which costs $140 - $350 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: 4h 9m

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, NY in around 13h 15m.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
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.

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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
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 New York Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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Bus from New York, NY to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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megabus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.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 New York, Ny to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 49m.

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Boston to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Megabus, 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 7m to drive from Boston to Pittsburgh.

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

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There are 179+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs $1 - $14.

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