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

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Fly from Newark  •  3h 50m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Pittsburgh (PIT) EWR - PIT

$140 - $430

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Pittsburgh, PA 1651 / ...

$35 - $60

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Subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Pittsburgh (PIT) LGA - PIT

$118 - $423

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Pittsburgh (PIT) JFK - PIT

$122 - $414

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Pittsburgh (PIT) PHL - PIT

$158 - $572

Train  •  9h 7m

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

$55 - $80

Drive  •  6h 25m

  1. Drive from New York to Pittsburgh 372.2 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $140 - $430 and takes 3h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY and arriving at Pittsburgh, PA. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station 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 New York and Pittsburgh is 317 miles. The road distance is 372.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 8h and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3h 50m to get from New York to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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New York to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from New York, NY station.

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New York 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 to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 3h 50m and costs $140 - $430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $60 and takes 8h, you could also train, which costs $55 - $80 and takes 9h 7m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 317.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 50m

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

United Airlines flies from New York to Pittsburgh every 4 hours. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from New York to Pittsburgh 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 8h. Greyhound USA also services this route every 3 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$95 - $140
First Class
$110 - $230
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$100 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
10h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $100

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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New York to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Pittsburgh, PA station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Pittsburgh is 372 miles. It takes approximately 6h 25m to drive from New York to Pittsburgh.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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There are 189+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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