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

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

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Pittsburgh (PIT) MSY - PIT

$104 - $450

5 alternative options

Bus  •  26 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa

$133 - $333

Train via Chicago Union Station Amtrak  •  29 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak City Of New Orleans
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Capitol Limited

$200 - $565

Bus, Megabus  •  30 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the Megabus from Atlanta GA to Washington
  3. Take the bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh

$125 - $193

Train  •  34 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Crescent
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Capitol Limited

$201 - $575

Drive  •  18 h 4 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Pittsburgh 1095.9 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 18 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $100 - $450 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between New Orleans and Pittsburgh is 925 miles. The road distance is 1095.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from New Orleans to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa via Atlanta, Ga, Cincinnati, Oh and Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Orleans to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 55 min.

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What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from New Orleans to Pittsburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Atlanta, Ga, Cincinnati, Oh, and Columbus, Oh in around 26 h 17 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak 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
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
25 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$550 - $850
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
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 New Orleans, La to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
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
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New Orleans to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta GA to Washington
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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