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

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Train to Newark, fly

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from New York to Pittsburgh

Train to New York JFK, fly

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

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly

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

Train to Philadelphia, fly

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Pittsburgh (PIT)

Bus via Lowes Dr At Fox Plan Rd Fs

  1. Take the bus from New York to Monroeville, PA

Train

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station

Drive

  1. Drive from New York to Pittsburgh
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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 train and fly which costs $65 - $260 and takes 3h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York and arriving at Pittsburgh. Services depart four 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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At 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 371.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 7h 30m and costs $26 - $70.

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

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

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New York to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Pittsburgh is to bus which takes 7h 30m and costs $26 - $70. Alternatively, you can 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 53m

What companies run services between New York, 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. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 9h 7m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $10
Peak
$4 - $13
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 W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book 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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$22 - $70
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $120
Business Seat - Adult
$40 - $140
First Class - Child 2-12
$65 - $120
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $210
First Class - Adult
$140 - $230
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
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York 7th Ave and 27th St to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$50 - $65
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Great Wall Bus
Bus from New York to Monroeville, PA
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 27m.

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New York to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Pittsburgh 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 371 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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