There are 8 ways to get from New Orleans to Pittsburgh by plane, night bus, bus, train or car

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Fly from New Orleans  •  4h 44m

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

$104 - $434

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Night bus to Gulfport/Biloxi, fly  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the night bus from New Orleans to Biloxi
  2. Fly from Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) to Pittsburgh (PIT) GPT - PIT

$278 - $1,260

Bus to Baton Rouge, fly  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans to Baton Rouge
  2. Fly from Baton Rouge (BTR) to Pittsburgh (PIT) BTR - PIT

$199 - $891

Bus  •  29h 5m

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Mobile, Al
  2. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to Montgomery, Al
  3. Take the bus from Montgomery, Al to Columbus, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa

$138 - $199

Train via Chicago  •  29h 55m

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

$155 - $217

Train, bus  •  33h 8m

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Washington Union Station Crescent
  2. Take the bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, PA

$141 - $198

Train  •  34h 36m

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

$154 - $223

Drive  •  18h 6m

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Pittsburgh 1096.5 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 18h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $100 - $440 and takes 4h 44m.

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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 Mobile, Al, Montgomery, Al and Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 5m.

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

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The distance between New Orleans and Pittsburgh is 925 miles. The road distance is 1096.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 29h 5m and costs $130 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from New Orleans to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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New Orleans to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New Orleans, La station.

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New Orleans to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal station.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 4h 44m and costs $100 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $200 and takes 29h 5m, you could also train via Chicago, which costs $150 - $220 and takes 29h 55m.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 925.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 44m

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

Southwest Airlines, Allegiant Air and three other airlines fly from New Orleans to Pittsburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Mobile, Al, Montgomery, Al, and Columbus, Oh in around 29h 5m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Pittsburgh via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Pittsburgh via Charlotte, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Pittsburgh via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Baton Rouge to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Baton Rouge to Pittsburgh via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Baton Rouge to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Pittsburgh via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Baton Rouge to Pittsburgh via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from New Orleans to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$310 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $290
Train from Chicago Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$110 - $170
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
25h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Premium
$350 - $490
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Business Seat
$250 - $350
Train from Washington Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from New Orleans to Biloxi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from New Orleans to Baton Rouge
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
flixbus.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 New Orleans, La to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Mobile, Al to Montgomery, Al
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Bus from Montgomery, Al to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $160
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from New Orleans to Mobile
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
megabus.com

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The quickest flight from New Orleans Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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

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Pittsburgh is 1h ahead of New Orleans. It is currently 6:16 PM in New Orleans and 7:16 PM in Pittsburgh.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Pittsburgh is 1097 miles. It takes approximately 18h 6m to drive from New Orleans to Pittsburgh.

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Allegiant Air, United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from New Orleans Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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Book your New Orleans to Pittsburgh bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and two other operators.

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There are 205+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to New Orleans Airport is to bus which takes 31 min and costs $1 - $2.

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