There are 8 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly to Baton Rouge  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Baton Rouge (BTR) PIT - BTR

$224 - $1,028

Cheapest option

Bus  •  28 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Memphis, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Baton Rouge, La

$123 - $324

6 alternative options

Fly to New Orleans, bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to New Orleans (MSY) PIT - MSY
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La

$124 - $484

Fly to Lafayette, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Lafayette (LFT) PIT - LFT
  2. Take the bus from Lafayette, La to Baton Rouge, La

$214 - $942

Train, bus via Chicago Union Station Amtrak  •  32 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La

$209 - $596

Bus, Megabus  •  32 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh to Washington DC
  2. Take the Megabus from Washington to Atlanta GA
  3. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
  4. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La

$135 - $229

Train, bus  •  36 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La

$216 - $607

Drive  •  18 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge 1148.9 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Baton Rouge, LA, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge via Columbus, Oh and Memphis, Tn in around 28 h 17 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Lafayette via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Lafayette via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
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
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$550 - $850
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Lafayette, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $160
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge?

The distance between Pittsburgh and Baton Rouge is 1499 km. The road distance is 1838 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge?

The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 18 h 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge?

The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge is to fly which takes 6 h 13 min and costs $220 - $1,100.

Is there a direct bus between Pittsburgh and Baton Rouge?

No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Baton Rouge, La via Columbus, Oh and Memphis, Tn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 17 min.

How long does it take to get from Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge?

It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge, including transfers.