There are 8 ways to get from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Rs Sideling Hill, Pa 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rs Sideling Hill, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa 1683 / ...

$35 - $81

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Train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Pennsylvanian

$45 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh 206.5 miles

$20 - $30

Fly from Harrisburg  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Pittsburgh (PIT) MDT - PIT

$135 - $276

Train to Lancaster, fly  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak
  2. Fly from Lancaster (LNS) to Pittsburgh (PIT) LNS - PIT

$66 - $158

Bus to Altoona, fly  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Rs Sideling Hill, Pa
  2. Fly from Altoona (AOO) to Pittsburgh (PIT) AOO - PIT

$139 - $239

Train to Johnstown, fly  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Johnstown Amtrak
  2. Fly from Johnstown (JST) to Pittsburgh (PIT) JST - PIT

$77 - $172

Bus, taxi to Hagerstown, fly  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Pheaa Bldg. Hbg to Gb Transit Center
  2. Take a taxi from Gb Transit Center to Hagerstown
  3. Fly from Hagerstown (HGR) to Pittsburgh (PIT) HGR - PIT

$115 - $218

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Harrisburg, Pa and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa via Rs Sideling Hill, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Harrisburg Amtrak and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

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The distance between Harrisburg and Pittsburgh is 165 miles. The road distance is 206.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Harrisburg to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Harrisburg, Pa station.

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

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh is to bus which takes 4 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 23 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h.

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The quickest flight from Harrisburg Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 165.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Harrisburg, PA, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh via Rs Sideling Hill, Pa in around 4 h 14 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 5 h 23 min.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Lancaster to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Flights from Altoona to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Flights from Johnstown to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Flights from Hagerstown to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $130
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $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 Harrisburg Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $300
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Johnstown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
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 Harrisburg, Pa to Rs Sideling Hill, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Rs Sideling Hill, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Rabbit Transit
Phone
+1 800-632-9063
Website
rabbittransit.org
Bus from Pheaa Bldg. Hbg to Gb Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
rabbittransit.org
Other operators
Taxi from Gb Transit Center to Hagerstown
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Taxi Express
Phone
+1 717-900-1313
Website
taxiexpresspa.com
AAA All Citizens Taxi
Phone
+1 717-524-5732

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrisburg to Pittsburgh is 206 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to drive from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh.

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Southern Airways Express, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Harrisburg 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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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Harrisburg Airport is to line 007 bus which takes 36 min and costs .

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