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There are 10 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Pittsburgh to Philadelphia  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Philadelphia (PHL) PIT - PHL

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Bus  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia "Greyhound" / ...

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Fly Pittsburgh to New York La Guardia, train  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PIT - LGA
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia

Fly Pittsburgh to Baltimore, train  •  4h 57m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Baltimore (BWI) PIT - BWI
  2. Take the train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Philadelphia

Bus to State College, fly to Philadelphia  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to State College, PA
  2. Fly from State College (SCE) to Philadelphia (PHL) SCE - PHL

Fly Pittsburgh to Newark, train  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Newark (EWR) PIT - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia

Fly Pittsburgh to Lancaster, train  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Lancaster (LNS) PIT - LNS
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Philadelphia

Train  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Philadelphia Pennsylvanian

Bus, train  •  10h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Monroeville, PA to Harrisburg 710 Pittsburgh
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg to Philadelphia Keystone Service / ...

Drive  •  5h 7m

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia 306.2 miles

Pittsburgh to Philadelphia by bus

The bus journey time between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia is around 6h 48m and covers a distance of around 317 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 6h 30m. Services are operated by Greyhound USA and Megabus. Typically 25 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
6h 48m
Fastest bus time:
6h 30m
Bus distance:
317 miles
Buses per week:
25
Cheapest price:
$35
Carbon emissions:
63 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
02:00
Last bus departs at:
16:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Pittsburgh to Philadelphia bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia is to fly which costs $70 - $280 and takes 3h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pittsburgh and arriving at Philadelphia. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station station and arriving at Philadelphia. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 29m.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia is 259 miles. The road distance is 306.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia without a car is to bus which takes 7h 10m and costs $35 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3h 49m to get from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia is to fly which takes 3h 49m and costs $70 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $70 and takes 7h 10m, you could also train, which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 258.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 49m

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

American Airlines flies from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia 5 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 7h 10m. Megabus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $350
Flights from State College to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $310
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Pittsburgh to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $340
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baltimore via Altoona
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Lancaster to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$220 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$90 - $130
Train from Harrisburg to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$90 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$90 - $130
Business Seat - Child
$90 - $130
First Class - Adult
$150 - $210
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$150 - $210
First Class - Child
$140 - $210
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$95 - $140
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$95 - $140
Business Seat - Child
$95 - $140
First Class - Adult
$150 - $220
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$150 - $220
First Class - Child
$150 - $220
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$29 - $90
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$14 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$27 - $85
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$25 - $35
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$45 - $55
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 to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $90
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Monroeville, PA to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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fab.tdstickets.com
Senior 65+
$45 - $85
Youth 2-16
$45 - $85
Adult
$50 - $95

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The quickest flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 16m.

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

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Pittsburgh to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Philadelphia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Philadelphia is 306 miles. It takes approximately 5h 7m to drive from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia.

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American Airlines offers flights from Pittsburgh Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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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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