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There are 7 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa 4646 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny 212 / ...

$53 - $88

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Train  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Buffalo Depew Station
  3. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station

$117 - $173

Bus via Sandy  •  9h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Dubois, PA 710 Pittsburgh / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dubois, PA to Buffalo, NY 510 DuBois

$94 - $165

Drive  •  4h 10m

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls 382.5 km

$40 - $65

Fly to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Buffalo (BUF) PIT - BUF
  2. Take the line 40 bus from North Division & Main St to 4th St

$85 - $710

Fly to Bradford, bus  •  7h 51m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Bradford (BFD) PIT - BFD
  2. Take the bus from Bradford, PA to Buffalo, NY

$134 - $312

Fly to Toronto, train  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Toronto (YYZ) PIT - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Union Station to Niagara Falls GO

$178 - $567

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at 4th St via Erie, Pa and Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh station to Niagara Falls station. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station and arriving at Niagara Falls Amtrak Station via Cleveland Amtrak Station and Buffalo Depew Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 58m.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Niagara Falls is 306 km. The road distance is 382.5 km.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus which takes 7h 31m and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 7h 31m to get from Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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

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Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls is to bus which takes 7h 31m and costs $40 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $140 and takes 8h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 305.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 31m

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Niagara Falls, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls via Erie, Pa, Buffalo, Ny, and Ellicott St & MTC in around 7h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls via Cleveland Amtrak Station and Buffalo Depew Station in around 8h 58m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Bradford
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Flights from Pittsburgh to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
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 Cleveland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$270 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$35 - $55
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$17 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$60 - $85
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$26 - $55
Economy
$55 - $75
EconomyPlus
$80 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Union Station to Niagara Falls GO
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
GO Transit
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 Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$55 - $80
Bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from Dubois, PA to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from Bradford, PA to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from North Division & Main St to 4th St
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com

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There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Buffalo, Ny station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls is 382 km. It takes approximately 4h 10m to drive from Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls.

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

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There are 408+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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

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