There are 8 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Reading by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak Pennsylvanian
  2. Take the bus from Lancaster to Reading York / ...

$62 - $144

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 1684
  2. Take the bus from York to Reading York / ...

$50 - $102

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Monroeville, PA to Harrisburg
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Lancaster to Reading

$66 - $158

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Reading 261.9 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to Lancaster, bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Lancaster (LNS) PIT - LNS
  2. Take the bus from Lancaster to Reading

$54 - $132

Fly to Philadelphia, bus  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Philadelphia (PHL) PIT - PHL
  2. Take the bus from 30th St. Station to Reading

$146 - $464

Fly to Harrisburg, train, bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Harrisburg (MDT) PIT - MDT
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Lancaster to Reading

$166 - $336

Fly to Baltimore, train, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Baltimore (BWI) PIT - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from 30th St. Station to Reading

$148 - $426

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

You can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Reading via Harrisburg, Pa, York, Pa, and York in around 7 h 57 min.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Flights from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baltimore via Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baltimore via Dubois
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Bieber Transportation Group
Website
biebergroup.com
Bus from Lancaster to Reading
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
biebergroup.com
Bus from York to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
biebergroup.com
Bus from 30th St. Station to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
biebergroup.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Monroeville, PA to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pittsburgh and Reading is 345 km. The road distance is 419 km.

The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Reading is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Reading is to drive which takes 4 h 20 min and costs $25 - $40.

No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Reading. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Reading via Harrisburg, Pa and York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 57 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to get from Pittsburgh to Reading, including transfers.