There are 6 ways to get from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus Megabus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlottesville to Washington
  2. Take the bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, PA

$40 - $63

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Washington, Dc 3924 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Pittsburgh, Pa 4407 / ...

$53 - $127

Train  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Washington Union Station Crescent / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Capitol Limited

$81 - $208

Drive  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh 320.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Charlottesville  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Charlottesville (CHO) to Pittsburgh (PIT) CHO - PIT

$188 - $844

Shuttle to Washington Dulles, fly  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Charlottesville to Washington Dulles Airport
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Pittsburgh (PIT) IAD - PIT

$71 - $237

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No, there is no direct bus from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Charlottesville and arriving at Pittsburgh, PA via Washington DC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Charlottesville Amtrak and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 27 min.

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The distance between Charlottesville and Pittsburgh is 186 miles. The road distance is 320.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 15 min to get from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Charlottesville to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Charlottesville, Va station.

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Charlottesville to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Charlottesville Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh is to bus which takes 10 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 27 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 18 min.

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There is no direct flight from Charlottesville Airport to Pittsburgh Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 58 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 186.5 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 15 min

What companies run services between Charlottesville, VA, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh via Washington and Washington DC in around 10 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh via Washington Union Station in around 11 h 27 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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 Charlottesville Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Washington Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Charlottesville to Washington
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
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Bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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megabus.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 Charlottesville, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Washington, Dc to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $85
AC Airport Cab & Wahoo Cab
Phone
+1 (434) 981-0585
Website
visitcharlottesville.org
Shuttle from Charlottesville to Washington Dulles Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
visitcharlottesville.org

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Charlottesville to Pittsburgh is 320 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to drive from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Charlottesville Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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

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There are 178+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Charlottesville to Charlottesville Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs .

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