Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Pittsburgh?

Book now

There are 5 ways to get from Boston 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

Fly

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

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York to Pittsburgh

Bus via New York

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Boston to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Boston to Pittsburgh

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10h 6m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Boston to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $80 - $210 and takes 3h 39m.

More details

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.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Boston to Pittsburgh station. However, there are services departing from Boston and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak Station via Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 51m.

More details

The distance between Boston and Pittsburgh is 484 miles. The road distance is 573.8 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Boston to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus via New York which takes 12h 36m and costs $85.

More details

It takes approximately 3h 39m to get from Boston to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

More details

Boston to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Lucky Star Bus, depart from Boston South Buses station.

More details

Boston to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Boston station.

More details

The best way to get from Boston to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 3h 39m and costs $80 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus via New York, which costs $85 and takes 12h 36m, you could also train, which costs $75 - $330 and takes 13h 51m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Boston to Pittsburgh.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 484.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 39m

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

Delta, JetBlue Airways 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
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $320
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $320
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$75 - $250
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $200
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $350
First Class - Adult
$210 - $390
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$100 - $160
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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.

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 Boston to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from New York to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $100

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 43m.

Search flights

Boston to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Great Wall Bus, arrive at Pittsburgh station.

More details

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

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Pittsburgh is 574 miles. It takes approximately 10h 6m to drive from Boston to Pittsburgh.

Get driving directions

JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

Search flights

Book your Boston to Pittsburgh train tickets online with Omio.

Search and book

There are 142+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $13.

More details