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

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa 4646 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny 4178 / ...

$35 - $82

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Train  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$95 - $226

Bus Fullington Trailways  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Dubois, PA 710 Pittsburgh / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dubois, PA to Buffalo, NY 510 DuBois

$67 - $122

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Buffalo 216.1 miles

$21 - $35

Fly to Buffalo  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Buffalo (BUF) PIT - BUF

$155 - $820

Fly to Bradford, bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Bradford (BFD) PIT - BFD
  2. Take the bus from Bradford, PA to Buffalo, NY

$150 - $328

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Buffalo is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Buffalo is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Buffalo, Ny via Erie, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Buffalo via Cleveland Amtrak and Buffalo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 58 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Buffalo is 180 miles. The road distance is 216.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Buffalo without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 24 min and costs $30 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Pittsburgh to Buffalo, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Buffalo is to bus which takes 5 h 24 min and costs $30 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $230 and takes 7 h 58 min, you could also fly, which costs $150 - $850 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Pittsburgh to Buffalo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Buffalo, Ny station.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Buffalo.
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  • Distance: 179.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Buffalo, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Erie, Pa in around 5 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Cleveland Amtrak, Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak, and Buffalo in around 7 h 58 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Bradford
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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 Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
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 Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from Dubois, PA to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
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Bus from Bradford, PA to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com

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