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There are 6 ways to get from Pennsylvania State University to University of Pittsburgh by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to Pittsburgh, PA New York / ...

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Bus via Greensburg  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the bus from State College to Greensburg "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Greensburg Transit Center to Fifth Ave At Desoto St Route 4 / ...

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Bus via Monroeville, PA  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to Monroeville, PA 600 State College / ...

Drive  •  2h 42m

  1. Drive from Pennsylvania State University to University of Pittsburgh 135.8 miles

Drive to Altoona, fly  •  2h 52m

  1. Drive from Pennsylvania State University to Altoona
  2. Fly from Altoona (AOO) to Pittsburgh (PIT) AOO - PIT

Bus to Dubois, fly  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to Dubois, PA
  2. Fly from Dubois (DUJ) to Pittsburgh (PIT) DUJ - PIT

Pennsylvania State University to University of Pittsburgh by walk and bus

The journey time between Pennsylvania State University and University of Pittsburgh is around 5h 23m and covers a distance of around 151 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 22m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 11m. Services are operated by Cata, Megabus, Port Authority of Allegheny County and others. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 1m
Layover time:
2h 22m
Total time:
5h 23m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 11m
Journey distance:
151 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$30
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:32
Last service departs at:
15:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Pennsylvania State University to University of Pittsburgh walk and bus schedules

Walk services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in University of Pittsburgh is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in University of Pittsburgh is recommended.

The social distance requirement in University of Pittsburgh is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Pennsylvania State University to University of Pittsburgh is to drive, which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Pennsylvania State University to University of Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pennsylvania State University to University of Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Pollock Rd at Millennium Science Com and arriving at Fifth Ave At Bigelow Blvd via State College, PA and Fifth Ave At Ross St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 26m.

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The distance between Pennsylvania State University and University of Pittsburgh is 113 miles. The road distance is 135.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania State University to University of Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 4h 26m and costs $30 - $40.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from Pennsylvania State University to University of Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Pennsylvania State University to University of Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from State College, PA station.

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The quickest flight from Altoona Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 32 min.

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Pennsylvania State University to University of Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Pittsburgh, PA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pennsylvania State University to University of Pittsburgh is 136 miles. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Pennsylvania State University to University of Pittsburgh.

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  • Distance: 113.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 26m

What companies run services between Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA and University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from State College, PA to Pittsburgh, PA once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 2h 40m.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Dubois to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Altoona to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from State College, PA to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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One way - 1 traveller
$25 - $35
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College, PA to Monroeville, PA
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Senior 65+
$30 - $55
Youth 2-16
$30 - $60
Adult
$35 - $65
Bus from State College, PA to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Senior 65+
$16 - $28
Youth 2-16
$16 - $28
Adult
$17 - $30
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 State College to Greensburg
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $28
Flexible
$35 - $55
Westmoreland Transit
Phone
+1-800-221-9282
Website
westmorelandtransit.com
Bus from Greensburg Transit Center to Fifth Ave At Desoto St
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
westmorelandtransit.com

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Boutique Air offers flights from Altoona Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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