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

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  6h 25m

  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  •  7h 55m

  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  •  8h 38m

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

$94 - $211

Drive  •  3h 43m

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Pittsburgh 217.9 miles

$21 - $35

Fly from Buffalo  •  5h 42m

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

$125 - $655

Bus to Bradford, fly  •  5h 43m

  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  •  7h 22m

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

$102 - $186

Bus to Toronto, fly  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Pittsburgh (PIT) YYZ - PIT

$121 - $418

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

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

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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 6h 25m.

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

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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 6h 25m and costs $35 - $85.

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It takes approximately 6h 25m 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.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Pittsburgh is to bus which takes 6h 25m and costs $35 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $220 and takes 8h 38m, you could also fly, which costs $120 - $700 and takes 5h 42m.

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

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

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Bradford to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Flights from Dubois to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $75
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Pittsburgh via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Monday to Friday
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
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 Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
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
1h 55m
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
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from Dubois, PA to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
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
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$28 - $45

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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to Pittsburgh Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 27m 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 3h 43m 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 179+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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

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