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

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Bus via Morgantown Mt Line W Term, Wv  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Morgantown Mt Line W Term, Wv 4440
  2. Take the bus from Morgantown West, WV to Charleston, WV Morgantown-Charleston

$29 - $45

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Bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh Greyhound to Westover Terminal 29
  2. Take the bus from Morgantown West, WV to Charleston, WV Morgantown-Charleston

$34 - $42

Bus Barons Bus  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Morgantown Mt Line W Term, Wv 4440
  2. Take the bus from Morgantown, WV to Charleston Transit Mall Morgantown-Charleston

$29 - $65

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Charleston 228.3 miles

$22 - $35

Fly  •  5h 31m

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

$225 - $1,119

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Charleston is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Charleston is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Charleston, WV via Morgantown West, WV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 40m.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Charleston is 170 miles. The road distance is 228.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Charleston without a car is to bus which takes 5h 40m and costs $28 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5h 40m to get from Pittsburgh to Charleston, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Charleston is to bus which takes 5h 40m and costs $28 - $45. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $220 - $1,200 and takes 5h 31m.

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There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 46m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Charleston.
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  • Distance: 169.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 40m

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

You can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Charleston via Morgantown Mt Line W Term, Wv and Morgantown West, WV in around 5h 40m. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Charleston hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
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 Morgantown Mt Line W Term, Wv
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
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
Bus from Morgantown West, WV to Charleston, WV
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Website
amtrak.com
Grey Line
Phone
304-296-3869
Website
busride.org
Bus from Pittsburgh Greyhound to Westover Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Book at
busride.org

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Charleston is 228 miles. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Pittsburgh to Charleston.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Pittsburgh Airport to Charleston Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Charleston. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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

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