There are 7 ways to get from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh by bus, car, plane or train

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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 Cincinnati, OH  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Columbus, OH Schedules 0010 and 0011
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa 1684

$39 - $83

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh 286.8 miles

$28 - $45

Fly Covington to Pittsburgh  •  5 h 48 min

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

$145 - $805

Bus to Dayton, fly to Pittsburgh  •  6 h 48 min

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

$189 - $860

Bus to Indianapolis, fly to Pittsburgh  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Pittsburgh (PIT) IND - PIT

$173 - $336

Fly Cincinnati to Cleveland Burke Lakefront Apt, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Cincinnati (LUK) to Cleveland Burke Lakefront Apt (BKL) LUK - BKL
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak

$68 - $320

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

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

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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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Air Canada, Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Covington Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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Cincinnati to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Tallahassee, Fl 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, Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dayton to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Dayton to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $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 Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Dayton to Pittsburgh via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 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 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dayton to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Dayton to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Dayton to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 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
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Covington to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
OneJet
Website
onejet.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Regional Sky
Website
regionalsky.com
Flights from Cincinnati to Cleveland Burke Lakefront Apt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $230
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
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
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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
Hourly
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
Every 4 hours
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Barons Bus
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Cincinnati, OH to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
baronsbus.com

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