There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa 1685 / ...

$15 - $85

6 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Pennsylvanian

$55 - $160

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh 307.5 miles

$30 - $45

Fly from Philadelphia  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Pittsburgh (PIT) PHL - PIT

$131 - $441

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Pittsburgh (PIT) BWI - PIT

$136 - $405

Train to Newark, fly  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Pittsburgh (PIT) EWR - PIT

$149 - $476

Train to Lancaster, fly  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak
  2. Fly from Lancaster (LNS) to Pittsburgh (PIT) LNS - PIT

$69 - $169

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $85 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. Megabus also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $160 and the journey takes 7 h 17 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Pittsburgh via Johnstown
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Baltimore to Pittsburgh via Hagerstown
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Lancaster to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh is 414 km. The road distance is 492 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh is to bus which costs $15 - $85 and takes 5 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 3 h 45 min and costs $130 - $450.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 17 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

The bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa takes 5 h 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.