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There are 5 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Cambridge by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 35 min

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

$101 - $271

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Bus Megabus  •  13 h 15 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

$57 - $90

3 alternative options

Train  •  13 h 57 min

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

$189 - $523

Bus Greyhound USA  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to New York, Ny 1684 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny / ...

$68 - $174

Drive  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Cambridge 584.8 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Cambridge is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Cambridge is to fly which costs $100 - $280 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, PA and arriving at Boston, MA via New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh station to Cambridge station. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 57 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Cambridge is 482 miles. The road distance is 584.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Cambridge without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 15 min and costs $55 - $90.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Pittsburgh to Cambridge, including transfers.

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

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Pittsburgh to Cambridge train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pittsburgh Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Cambridge is to fly which takes 3 h 35 min and costs $100 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $90 and takes 13 h 15 min, you could also train, which costs $180 - $550 and takes 13 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 482.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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

JetBlue Airways, Delta and three other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Cambridge hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Cambridge via New York, NY in around 13 h 15 min.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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Bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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megabus.com
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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
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
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 29 min.

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Pittsburgh to Cambridge bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Boston, MA station.

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Pittsburgh to Cambridge train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston Back Bay Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Cambridge is 585 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 6 min to drive from Pittsburgh to Cambridge.

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United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Pittsburgh Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 787+ hotels available in Cambridge. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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

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