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There are 9 ways to get from Princeton Junction to Pittsburgh by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Newark, fly  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Pittsburgh (PIT) EWR - PIT

$144 - $437

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Train, bus  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton to 30th Street Station Trenton Line
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Pittsburgh, PA

$34 - $59

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Pittsburgh (PIT) LGA - PIT

$128 - $605

Train, train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Trenton Transit Center
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Pittsburgh (PIT) PHL - PIT

$155 - $656

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Pittsburgh (PIT) JFK - PIT

$132 - $594

Train to Lancaster, fly  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to Lancaster Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Lancaster (LNS) to Pittsburgh (PIT) LNS - PIT

$74 - $184

Train  •  9 h 34 min

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

$63 - $346

Bus  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from S Warren St At W State St to Market St At 11Th St 409
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa 1683 / ...

$42 - $108

Drive  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Princeton Junction to Pittsburgh 338.4 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton Junction to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton Junction to Pittsburgh is to train and fly which costs $140 - $440 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton Junction to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Princeton Junction On Vaughn Drive and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa via S Warren St At W State St and Philadelphia, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton Junction to Pittsburgh station. However, there are services departing from Princeton Jct. and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak Station via Trenton Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 34 min.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and Pittsburgh is 285 miles. The road distance is 338.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Pittsburgh without a car is to train which takes 9 h 34 min and costs $60 - $350.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Princeton Junction to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Princeton Junction to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from S Warren St At W State St station.

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Princeton Junction to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Trenton Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Pittsburgh is to train which takes 9 h 34 min and costs $60 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $110 and takes 11 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Princeton Junction to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 284.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Princeton Junction, NJ, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Princeton Junction to Pittsburgh once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $170 and the journey takes 8 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton Junction to Pittsburgh via S Warren St At W State St, Market St At 11Th St, and Philadelphia, Pa in around 11 h 9 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Lancaster to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Pittsburgh via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$90 - $180
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 Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to Lancaster Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 26 min.

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Princeton Junction to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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Princeton Junction to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pittsburgh Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton Junction to Pittsburgh is 338 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to drive from Princeton Junction to Pittsburgh.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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There are 179+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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