There are 3 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Sandusky by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Sandusky Amtrak Capitol Limited

$40 - $110

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Bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Cleveland, Oh 4407 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Sandusky, Oh 4411 / ...

$47 - $93

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Sandusky 181.8 miles

$17 - $26

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Sandusky Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Sandusky is 159 miles. The road distance is 181.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Sandusky without a car is to train which takes 4 h 3 min and costs .

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The train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Sandusky Amtrak takes 4 h 3 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Sandusky is to train which takes 4 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 54 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Sandusky is 182 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to drive from Pittsburgh to Sandusky.

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There are 169+ hotels available in Sandusky. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 158.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Sandusky, OH, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Pittsburgh to Sandusky once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 4 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Sandusky via Cleveland, Oh and Sandusky, Oh in around 4 h 54 min.

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 Sandusky Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
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 Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Sandusky, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30

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