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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Chicago Midway  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Chicago Midway (MDW) PIT - MDW

$144 - $326

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Chicago, Il 1607

$50 - $130

4 alternative options

Fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) PIT - ORD

$124 - $408

Train  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited

$75 - $210

Bus Barons Bus  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh 4411 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Akron, OH to Chicago, IL Schedules 0021 and 0022

$52 - $104

Drive  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Chicago 462.5 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Chicago is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Chicago is to fly which takes 3 h 35 min and costs $140 - $330.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Chicago is 658 km. The road distance is 740 km.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Chicago, Il. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Chicago Union Station Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 46 min.

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What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from Pittsburgh to Chicago 5 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Pittsburgh to Chicago once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 9 h 46 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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