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  •  3 h 23 min

  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  •  6 h 54 min

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

$30 - $43

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Fly Pittsburgh to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4 h

  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  •  4 h 13 min

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

$110 - $342

Train to Johnstown, fly to Baltimore, train  •  5 h 14 min

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

$136 - $351

Train  •  7 h 15 min

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

$52 - $130

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md 4440
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown to Silver Spring

$46 - $99

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Bethesda 235.3 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Bethesda. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at East-West Hwy & Pearl St via Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown and Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 102. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 1 min.

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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 bus which takes 6 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Pittsburgh to Bethesda, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Bethesda is to bus which takes 6 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Pittsburgh to Bethesda bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Silver Spring station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Bethesda is 235 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 7 min 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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  • Distance: 185.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

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

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

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baltimore via Morgantown
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baltimore via Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Johnstown to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
26 min
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Johnstown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
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 to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
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 Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown to Silver Spring
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
peterpanbus.com

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