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There are 5 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Atlanta by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Atlanta (ATL) PIT - ATL

$106 - $326

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Bus  •  21 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Atlanta GA

$88 - $119

3 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  18 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the night bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Atlanta, Ga

$89 - $224

Train, bus  •  26 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Atlanta, Ga 1051

$117 - $302

Drive  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Atlanta 688.8 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Atlanta is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Atlanta is to fly which costs $100 - $330 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Atlanta. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Atlanta, Ga via Columbus, Oh and Cincinnati, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 50 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Atlanta is 525 miles. The road distance is 688.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Atlanta without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 18 h 50 min and costs $85 - $230.

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Pittsburgh to Atlanta, including transfers.

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Pittsburgh to Atlanta bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Atlanta is to fly which takes 3 h 41 min and costs $100 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $120 and takes 21 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Pittsburgh to Atlanta bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Atlanta, Ga station.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Atlanta.
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  • Distance: 524.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Atlanta, GA, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Atlanta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Atlanta via Washington DC and Washington in around 21 h 45 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
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 to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
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 Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Night bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from Washington, Dc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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Bus from Washington to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Atlanta is 689 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 38 min to drive from Pittsburgh to Atlanta.

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Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Pittsburgh Airport to Atlanta Airport.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs $3.

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