There are 6 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pittsburgh by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Pittsburgh (PIT) ORD - PIT

$130 - $403

Cheapest option

Bus Barons Bus  •  17 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Akron, OH Schedule 22:Chicago-Cleveland
  2. Take the bus from Akron, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa 4440

$54 - $110

4 alternative options

Subway to Chicago Midway, fly  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Washington-Blue
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Pittsburgh (PIT) MDW - PIT

$147 - $331

Train  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Capitol Limited

$77 - $215

Bus  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Cleveland, Oh 1604 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa 4440

$65 - $166

Drive  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pittsburgh 480.8 miles

$45 - $70

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Pittsburgh is 427 miles. The road distance is 480.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pittsburgh without a car is to train which takes 11 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 2 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 19 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 12 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Pittsburgh is 1 h ahead of Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). It is currently 7:27 PM in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and 8:27 PM in Pittsburgh.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pittsburgh is 481 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pittsburgh.

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Air Canada, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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

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  • Distance: 426.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pittsburgh hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pittsburgh once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 9 h 25 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
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 Chicago Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
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 Chicago, Il to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Akron, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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