There are 6 ways to get from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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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 9 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 28 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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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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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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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 22 min
When
Every day
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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
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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
32 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
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 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

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