There are 6 ways to get from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Reading by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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Fly  •  1h 54m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Lancaster (LNS) PIT - LNS

$95 - $180

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Bus via Norristown  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Norristown King Prussia, Pa 1684
  2. Take the bus from Birdsboro, PA to Reading - BARTA Transportation Center Eastbound / ...

$39 - $55

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Train, taxi  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak Station to Downingtown Amtrak
  3. Take a taxi from Downingtown Amtrak to Reading

$189 - $253

Train, bus  •  12h 12m

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Allentown, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Allentown PA: 333 Hamilton Street to Reading PA: BARTA Transportation Center

Bus  •  13h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Philadelphia Megabus Stop Pittsburgh
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia PA: 30 Street Station to Reading PA: BARTA Transportation Center Philadelphia PA – Allentown PA – Reading PA

$67 - $83

Drive  •  4h 45m

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Reading 280.7 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Reading is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Reading is to fly which costs $95 - $180 and takes 1h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Reading. However, there are services departing from Pgh Internl Airport Lower Level and arriving at Reading - BARTA Transportation Center via Pittsburgh, Pa and Birdsboro, PA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 25m.

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The distance between Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) and Reading is 229 miles. The road distance is 280.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Reading without a car is to bus via Norristown which takes 9h 25m and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 1h 54m to get from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Reading, including transfers.

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Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Reading 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 Reading is to fly which takes 1h 54m and costs $95 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus via Norristown, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 9h 25m.

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

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Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Reading bus services, operated by Barta Bus, arrive at Reading - BARTA Transportation Center station.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Reading.
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  • Distance: 229.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 54m

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

Southern Airways Express flies from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Reading twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Reading via Seventh Ave At William Penn Pl, Pittsburgh, Pa, Norristown King Prussia, Pa, and Birdsboro, PA in around 9h 25m.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
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 Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $100
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak Station to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Norristown King Prussia, Pa
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $85
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Allentown, Pa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
Barta Bus
Phone
610-921-0601
Email
barta@bartabus.com
Website
bartabus.com
Bus from Birdsboro, PA to Reading - BARTA Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bartabus.com
Clydesdale Bus
Phone
+1-800-428-1942
Email
hello@clydesdalebus.com
Website
clydesdalebus.com
Bus from Allentown PA: 333 Hamilton Street to Reading PA: BARTA Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
clydesdalebus.com
Book at
clydesdalebus.com
Bus from Philadelphia PA: 30 Street Station to Reading PA: BARTA Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
clydesdalebus.com
Book at
clydesdalebus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Philadelphia Megabus Stop
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Book at
megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Downingtown Amtrak to Reading
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Reading is 281 miles. It takes approximately 4h 45m to drive from Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) to Reading.

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

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