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There are 8 ways to get from Buffalo to Pittsburgh by bus, train, car, plane or night bus

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa 4175 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa 4637 / ...

$36 - $85

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Bus Fullington Trailways  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Dubois, PA 530 Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Dubois, PA to Pittsburgh, PA 730 Harrisburg / ...

$70 - $123

Train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Capitol Limited

$94 - $211

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Pittsburgh 217.9 miles

$21 - $35

Fly from Buffalo  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Pittsburgh (PIT) BUF - PIT

$125 - $655

Bus to Bradford, fly  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Bradford, PA
  2. Fly from Bradford (BFD) to Pittsburgh (PIT) BFD - PIT

$125 - $242

Bus to Dubois, fly  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Dubois, PA
  2. Fly from Dubois (DUJ) to Pittsburgh (PIT) DUJ - PIT

$102 - $186

Night bus to Toronto, fly  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the night bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Pittsburgh (PIT) YYZ - PIT

$126 - $422

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, Ny and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa via Erie, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak via Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak and Cleveland Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 38 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Pittsburgh is 180 miles. The road distance is 217.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 25 min and costs $35 - $85.

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Buffalo to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Buffalo to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Buffalo, Ny station.

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

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Pittsburgh is to bus which takes 6 h 25 min and costs $35 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $220 and takes 8 h 38 min, you could also fly, which costs $120 - $700 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 179.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Erie, Pa in around 6 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak and Cleveland Amtrak in around 8 h 38 min.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Bradford to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Flights from Dubois to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $75
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Erie, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Night bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from Dubois, PA to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Bradford, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to Pittsburgh Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 1 min and has one stopover.

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

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Buffalo to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pittsburgh Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Pittsburgh is 218 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Buffalo to Pittsburgh.

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

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

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There are 177+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to line 204 bus which takes 17 min and costs $2.

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