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

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Fly from Lancaster  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Lancaster (LNS) to Pittsburgh (PIT) LNS - PIT

$46 - $120

4 alternative options

Train to Harrisburg, fly  •  4 h 51 min

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

$157 - $317

Train, bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa 1683 / ...

$50 - $111

Train  •  6 h 7 min

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

$50 - $130

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Lancaster to Pittsburgh 240.8 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Lancaster to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lancaster to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $45 - $120 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lancaster Amtrak and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 7 min.

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The distance between Lancaster and Pittsburgh is 198 miles. The road distance is 240.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Lancaster to Pittsburgh without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 17 min and costs $45 - $120.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Lancaster to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Lancaster to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 2 h 40 min and costs $45 - $120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $130 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Lancaster Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Lancaster to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 197.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

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

Southern Airways Express flies from Lancaster to Pittsburgh twice daily. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Lancaster to Pittsburgh once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 6 h 7 min.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Lancaster to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Flights from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 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 Lancaster Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
40 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 Lancaster Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
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 Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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