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

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Train  •  12h 15m

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

$87 - $222

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Bus  •  13h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Lynchburg, Va

$63 - $124

3 alternative options

Drive  •  6h 28m

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg 353.5 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Lynchburg  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Lynchburg (LYH) PIT - LYH

$165 - $805

Fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PIT - DCA
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Lynchburg Amtrak Station

$150 - $436

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, PA and arriving at Lynchburg, Va via Washington, Dc and Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh station to Lynchburg station. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station and arriving at Lynchburg Amtrak Station via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 15m.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Lynchburg is 215 miles. The road distance is 353.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg without a car is to train which takes 12h 15m and costs $85 - $230.

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It takes approximately 12h 15m to get from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg is to train which takes 12h 15m and costs $85 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $130 and takes 13h 10m, you could also fly, which costs $160 - $850 and takes 7h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg.
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  • Distance: 215.4 miles
  • Duration: 12h 15m

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Lynchburg, VA, USA?

You can take a train from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg via Washington Union Station in around 12h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg via Washington DC, Washington, Dc, and Richmond, Va in around 13h 10m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg via New York La Guardia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $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 Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
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
Train from Washington Union Station to Lynchburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Lynchburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
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 Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Lynchburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 12m and has one stopover.

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Pittsburgh to Lynchburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Lynchburg, Va station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Lynchburg is 354 miles. It takes approximately 6h 28m to drive from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg.

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American Airlines offers flights from Pittsburgh Airport to Lynchburg Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Lynchburg. Prices start at $74 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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