There are 4 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Charleston Amtrak by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Charleston (CHS) PIT - CHS

$166 - $609

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Bus, train  •  18 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Washington, Dc 4440
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Charleston Amtrak Palmetto / ...

$111 - $295

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Train  •  18 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Charleston Amtrak Palmetto / ...

$127 - $342

Drive  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Charleston Amtrak 651.6 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Charleston Amtrak is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Charleston Amtrak is to fly which costs $160 - $650 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh to Charleston Amtrak. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Charleston Amtrak via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 11 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Charleston Amtrak is 526 miles. The road distance is 651.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Charleston Amtrak without a car is to bus and train which takes 18 h 1 min and costs $110 - $300.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Pittsburgh to Charleston Amtrak, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Charleston Amtrak is to fly which takes 4 h 52 min and costs $160 - $650. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $350 and takes 18 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Charleston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Pittsburgh to Charleston Amtrak train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charleston Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Charleston Amtrak.
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  • Distance: 525.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Charleston Amtrak, SC, USA?

Allegiant Air, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Charleston Amtrak every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pittsburgh to Charleston Amtrak via Washington Union Station in around 18 h 11 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
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
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Charleston Amtrak is 652 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 58 min to drive from Pittsburgh to Charleston Amtrak.

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Allegiant Air, Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Pittsburgh Airport to Charleston Airport.

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There are 334+ hotels available in Charleston Amtrak. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs $3.

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