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There are 5 ways to get from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Altoona by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Altoona  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Altoona (AOO) PIT - AOO

$98 - $205

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Bus  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Altoona, Pa 4692 / ...

$21 - $48

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Fly to Johnstown, train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Johnstown (JST) PIT - JST
  2. Take the train from Johnstown Amtrak to Altoona Amtrak

$77 - $172

Bus, train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Pgh Internl Airport Lower Level to Seventh Ave At William Penn Pl 28X
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Altoona Amtrak Pennsylvanian

$33 - $73

Drive  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Altoona 116 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Altoona is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Altoona is to fly which costs $95 - $210 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Altoona. However, there are services departing from Pgh Internl Airport Lower Level and arriving at Altoona, Pa via Pittsburgh, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 26 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) and Altoona is 98 miles. The road distance is 116 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Altoona without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 18 min and costs $30 - $75.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Altoona, including transfers.

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Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Altoona bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Altoona is to fly which takes 1 h 20 min and costs $95 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $20 - $50 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Altoona Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Altoona bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Altoona, Pa station.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Altoona.
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  • Distance: 98.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

What companies run services between Pittsburgh Airport (PIT), USA and Altoona, PA, USA?

Southern Airways Express flies from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Altoona 3 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Altoona twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Altoona
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Flights from Pittsburgh to Johnstown
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Train operators
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 Johnstown Amtrak to Altoona Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Altoona Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Port Authority of Allegheny County
Phone
+1 412-442-2000
Website
portauthority.org
Bus from Pgh Internl Airport Lower Level to Seventh Ave At William Penn Pl
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
portauthority.org
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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Altoona, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Altoona is 116 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to drive from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Altoona.

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Southern Airways Express offers flights from Pittsburgh Airport to Altoona Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Altoona. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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