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There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pittsburgh by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from New York JFK  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Pittsburgh (PIT) JFK - PIT

$118 - $396

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Pittsburgh, PA

$44 - $66

5 alternative options

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Pittsburgh (PIT) LGA - PIT

$130 - $430

AirTrain, train, train to Newark, fly  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  4. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Pittsburgh (PIT) EWR - PIT

$148 - $444

Train  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Pennsylvanian

$74 - $201

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Pittsburgh, Pa 1683 / ...

$53 - $118

Drive  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pittsburgh 405.7 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $110 - $400 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 41 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Pittsburgh is 328 miles. The road distance is 405.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 37 min and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 2 h 45 min and costs $110 - $400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $70 and takes 9 h 37 min, you could also train, which costs $70 - $210 and takes 10 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 41 min.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pittsburgh Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 328.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and JetBlue Airways fly from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pittsburgh every 4 hours. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pittsburgh 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
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, Ny to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pittsburgh is 406 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Pittsburgh.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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There are 174+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New York La Guardia Airport is to shuttle which takes 34 min and costs $17.

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