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There are 3 ways to get from Columbus to University of Pittsburgh by bus, car or plane

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  1. Take the bus from Columbus to Pittsburgh

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  1. Drive from Columbus to University of Pittsburgh

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  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Pittsburgh (PIT)

Columbus to University of Pittsburgh by bus and walk

The journey time between Columbus and University of Pittsburgh is around 3h 51m and covers a distance of around 198 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1 min. Services are operated by Greyhound USA, Amtrak, Port Authority of Allegheny County and others. Typically 24 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

24 Weekly Services
3h 51m Average Duration
$28 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Columbus to University of Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to University of Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to University of Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Columbus and arriving at Fifth Ave At Bigelow Blvd via Fifth Ave At Ross St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 51m.

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It is 165 miles from Columbus to University of Pittsburgh. It is approximately 188.7 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Columbus to University of Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 3h 51m and costs $28 - $40.

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It takes approximately 3h 51m to get from Columbus to University of Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Columbus to University of Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Columbus station.

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The best way to get from Columbus to University of Pittsburgh is to bus which takes 3h 51m and costs $28 - $40. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $120 - $200 and takes 6h 18m.

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There is no direct flight from Columbus Airport to Pittsburgh Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 24m and has one stopover.

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Columbus to University of Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Pittsburgh station.

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Map of how to get from Columbus to University of Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 165.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 51m

What companies run services between Columbus, OH, USA and University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Columbus to Pittsburgh 3 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Amtrak also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Columbus to University of Pittsburgh hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Columbus to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Columbus to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Columbus to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Columbus to Pittsburgh via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Flights from Columbus to Pittsburgh via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Flights from Columbus to Pittsburgh via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Flights from Columbus to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $230
Flights from Columbus to Pittsburgh via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $230
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Pittsburgh via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
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 Columbus to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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Yes, the driving distance between Columbus to University of Pittsburgh is 189 miles. It takes approximately 3h 18m to drive from Columbus to University of Pittsburgh.

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

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The best way to get from Columbus to Columbus Airport is to line 7 bus which takes 46 min and costs $2 - $3.

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