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

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Bus via Morgantown Mt Line W Term, Wv  •  7 h

  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

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Bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Morgantown, WV
  2. Take the bus from Morgantown WVU to Charleston Transit Mall Morgantown-Charleston

$24 - $53

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Charleston 228.3 miles

$22 - $35

Fly  •  5 h 21 min

  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 3 h 48 min.

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

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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 Transit Mall via Morgantown, WV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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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 7 h and costs $28 - $65.

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It takes approximately 7 h 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 7 h and costs $28 - $65. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $220 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Pittsburgh to Charleston bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Charleston Transit Mall station.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Charleston.
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  • Distance: 169.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

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, WV in around 7 h. Alternatively, American Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Charleston hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Mountain Line Transit Authority
Phone
+1 304-291-7433
Website
busride.org
Bus from Pittsburgh Greyhound to Westover Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
busride.org
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Morgantown, WV to Charleston Transit Mall
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Morgantown WVU to Charleston Transit Mall
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Charleston is 228 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min 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 26+ hotels available in Charleston. Prices start at $66 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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