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

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Fly  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Pittsburgh (PIT) IND - PIT

$155 - $305

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Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Columbus, OH
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa

$52 - $108

3 alternative options

Bus via Government Square Area B  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to University of Cincinnati
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa

$52 - $120

Train  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Hoosier State / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Capitol Limited

$116 - $308

Drive  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh 359.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $150 - $310 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa via Richmond, IN and Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis Amtrak and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 25 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Pittsburgh is 331 miles. The road distance is 359.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 15 min and costs $50 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Indianapolis to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Indianapolis, IN station.

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

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 3 h 49 min and costs $150 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $110 and takes 9 h 15 min, you could also train, which costs $110 - $310 and takes 15 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 330.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

OneJet flies from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh via Richmond, IN, Columbus, OH, and Columbus, Oh in around 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
OneJet
Website
onejet.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $410
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Chicago Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
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baronsbus.com
Bus from Richmond, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
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baronsbus.com
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, 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 Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
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The quickest flight from Indianapolis Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Indianapolis to Pittsburgh is 359 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to drive from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh.

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OneJet offers flights from Indianapolis Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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There are 179+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Indianapolis Airport is to line 8 bus which takes 39 min and costs $2.

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