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There are 5 ways to get from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh 1156 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa 1684

$40 - $92

Cheapest option

Bus via University of Cincinnati, OH  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati, OH to Columbus, OH Cinncinati,OH-Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa 1684

$39 - $83

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh 286.8 miles

$28 - $45

Fly from Covington  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Pittsburgh (PIT) CVG - PIT

$145 - $805

Bus to Dayton, fly  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  2. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Pittsburgh (PIT) DAY - PIT

$189 - $860

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The cheapest way to get from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Cincinnati, Oh and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa via Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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The distance between Cincinnati and Pittsburgh is 258 miles. The road distance is 286.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 10 min and costs $35 - $95.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Cincinnati to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Cincinnati, Oh station.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh is to bus which takes 6 h 10 min and costs $35 - $95. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $140 - $850 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 258 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

What companies run services between Cincinnati, OH, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh via Columbus, Oh in around 6 h 10 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Dayton to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Dayton to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Dayton to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Dayton to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Dayton to Pittsburgh via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dayton to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Dayton to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Dayton to Pittsburgh via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Dayton to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Dayton to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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 Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27

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Yes, the driving distance between Cincinnati to Pittsburgh is 287 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to drive from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh.

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

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There are 175+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Covington Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs $2.

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