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There are 8 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Bethesda by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Fly Pittsburgh to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3h 31m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PIT - DCA
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$117 - $351

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Bus Megabus  •  7h 25m

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

$30 - $44

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Fly Pittsburgh to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4h 9m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PIT - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$78 - $258

Fly Pittsburgh to Baltimore, train, subway  •  4h 21m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Baltimore (BWI) PIT - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to BETHESDA station

$110 - $342

Train to Johnstown, fly to Baltimore, train  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Johnstown Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Johnstown (JST) to Baltimore (BWI) JST - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station

$141 - $311

Train  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Rockville Amtrak Capitol Limited

$52 - $130

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Washington, Dc 4440

$38 - $89

Drive  •  4h 7m

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Bethesda 235.3 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Bethesda is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Bethesda is to fly and subway which costs $110 - $360 and takes 3h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Bethesda. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, PA and arriving at Fort Dr & Nebraska Ave via Massachusetts Ave Ne & Columbus Cir Ne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 25m.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Bethesda is 185 miles. The road distance is 235.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Bethesda without a car is to train which takes 7h 15m and costs $50 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3h 31m to get from Pittsburgh to Bethesda, including transfers.

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Pittsburgh to Bethesda bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Pittsburgh, PA station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Bethesda is to train which takes 7h 15m and costs $50 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $45 and takes 7h 25m.

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The quickest flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Pittsburgh to Bethesda bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Washington DC station.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Bethesda.
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  • Distance: 185.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 31m

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Bethesda, MD, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Pittsburgh to Bethesda once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 6h 56m. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Pittsburgh to Bethesda once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 6h 25m.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baltimore via Morgantown
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baltimore via Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Johnstown to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baltimore via Johnstown
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $190
Flights from Johnstown to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Johnstown Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
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 Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Bethesda is 235 miles. It takes approximately 4h 7m to drive from Pittsburgh to Bethesda.

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American Airlines offers flights from Pittsburgh Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 876+ hotels available in Bethesda. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 39m and costs $3.

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