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There are 4 ways to get from Charleston to Pittsburgh by bus, car or plane

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Bus Barons Bus  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Charleston Transit Mall to Morgantown, WV Charleston
  2. Take the bus from Morgantown Mt Line W Term, Wv to Pittsburgh, Pa 4407

$28 - $63

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Bus Amtrak  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Charleston, WV to Morgantown WVU Charleston
  2. Take the bus from Mountaineer Station to Pittsburgh Greyhound 29

$26 - $43

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Charleston to Pittsburgh 227.5 miles

$22 - $35

Fly  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Charleston (CRW) to Pittsburgh (PIT) CRW - PIT

$166 - $819

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The cheapest way to get from Charleston to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Charleston to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleston to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Charleston Transit Mall and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa via Morgantown Mt Line W Term, Wv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 15m.

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The distance between Charleston and Pittsburgh is 170 miles. The road distance is 227.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Charleston to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 6h 15m and costs $28 - $65.

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It takes approximately 6h 15m to get from Charleston to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Charleston to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Charleston Transit Mall station.

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The best way to get from Charleston to Pittsburgh is to bus which takes 6h 15m and costs $28 - $65. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $160 - $850 and takes 4h 47m.

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There is no direct flight from Charleston Airport to Pittsburgh Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 43m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Charleston to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 169.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 15m

What companies run services between Charleston, WV, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Charleston to Pittsburgh via Morgantown, WV and Morgantown Mt Line W Term, Wv in around 6h 15m. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Charleston to Pittsburgh hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charleston to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Charleston to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Charleston to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charleston to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charleston to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Charleston to Pittsburgh via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
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 Morgantown Mt Line W Term, Wv to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
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
Bus from Charleston, WV to Morgantown WVU
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Website
amtrak.com
Grey Line
Phone
304-296-3869
Website
busride.org
Bus from Mountaineer Station to Pittsburgh Greyhound
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Book at
busride.org

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleston to Pittsburgh is 228 miles. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Charleston to Pittsburgh.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Charleston 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 Charleston to Charleston Airport is to taxi which takes 6m and costs $13 - $16.

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