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

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

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Bus Megabus  •  12 h 12 min

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

$59 - $113

5 alternative options

Train  •  12 h 15 min

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

$87 - $222

Bus via Richmond, Va  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Lynchburg, Va

$70 - $167

Drive  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg 353.5 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Lynchburg  •  6 h 14 min

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

$167 - $807

Fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  7 h 1 min

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

$150 - $436

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

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg is to fly which costs $160 - $850 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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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 Charlottesville, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 12 min.

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

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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 bus which takes 12 h 12 min and costs $55 - $120.

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

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

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

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg is to bus which takes 12 h 12 min and costs $55 - $120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $230 and takes 12 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs $160 - $850 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Lynchburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 23 min 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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  • Distance: 215.4 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 12 min

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

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

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Lynchburg via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Train from Washington Union Station to Lynchburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
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 to Lynchburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
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 Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Richmond, Va to Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45

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