There are 6 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Boston by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Boston  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Boston (BOS) PIT - BOS

$95 - $269

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Bus  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to New York, NY Via State College / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma 2504 / ...

$57 - $161

4 alternative options

Fly to Worcester, bus  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Worcester (ORH) PIT - ORH
  2. Take the bus from Worcester, Ma to Boston, Ma

$166 - $779

Fly to Manchester, bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Manchester (MHT) PIT - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$170 - $349

Train  •  14 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to New York Penn Station Pennsylvanian
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$189 - $523

Drive  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Boston 586.3 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Boston is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Boston is to fly which costs $95 - $270 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Boston. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, PA and arriving at Boston, Ma via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Boston South Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 9 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Boston is 484 miles. The road distance is 586.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 19 min and costs $55 - $170.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Pittsburgh to Boston, including transfers.

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

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Pittsburgh to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Pittsburgh Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Boston is to fly which takes 3 h 29 min and costs $95 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $170 and takes 12 h 19 min, you could also train, which costs $180 - $550 and takes 14 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 32 min.

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Pittsburgh to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston, Ma station.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Boston.
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  • Distance: 484.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and four other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Boston via New York, Ny in around 12 h 19 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Pittsburgh to Worcester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Worcester via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Worcester via Boston, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Worcester via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Worcester via New York La Guardia, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Worcester via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Manchester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Manchester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Manchester via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Worcester via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
10 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Worcester via Boston, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Manchester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Manchester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $460
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Worcester, Ma to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
bus
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31

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