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There are 7 ways to get from Manhattan to Pittsburgh by train, plane, subway, bus or car

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Train to Newark, fly  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Pittsburgh (PIT) EWR - PIT

$64 - $194

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Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Pittsburgh "Greyhound" / ...

$29 - $70

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Subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Pittsburgh (PIT) LGA - PIT

$48 - $183

Subway to New York JFK, fly  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Pittsburgh (PIT) JFK - PIT

$84 - $214

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Pittsburgh (PIT) PHL - PIT

$88 - $351

Train  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station Pennsylvanian

$55 - $80

Drive  •  6h 29m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Pittsburgh 376.6 miles

$35 - $55

Manhattan to Pittsburgh by bus

The bus journey time between Manhattan and Pittsburgh is around 8h 55m and covers a distance of around 380 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 7h 30m. Operated by Greyhound USA and Megabus, the Manhattan to Pittsburgh bus service departs from New York and arrives in Pittsburgh. Typically 25 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 29m.

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The fastest way to get from Manhattan to Pittsburgh is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost $60 - $200 and takes 3h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York and arriving at Pittsburgh. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 7m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Pittsburgh is 319 miles. The road distance is 376.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 7h 30m and costs $29 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3h 53m to get from Manhattan to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York station.

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Manhattan to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Pittsburgh is to bus which takes 7h 30m and costs $29 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $80 and takes 9h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 318.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 53m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York to Pittsburgh 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 7h 30m. Megabus also services this route 4 times a week. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 9h 7m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $270
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $300
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $350
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$100 - $160
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
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 New York to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $100
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York 7th Ave and 27th St to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Book at
megabus.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 22m.

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

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Manhattan to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pittsburgh Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Pittsburgh is 377 miles. It takes approximately 6h 29m to drive from Manhattan to Pittsburgh.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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