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

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Fly from Providence  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Pittsburgh (PIT) PVD - PIT

$165 - $285

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, RI to Manhattan, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Pittsburgh, PA

$53 - $73

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Train to Boston, fly  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Pittsburgh (PIT) BOS - PIT

$108 - $428

Train to Newark, fly  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Newark Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Pittsburgh (PIT) EWR - PIT

$241 - $724

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Pittsburgh, Pa 3286

$60 - $136

Train  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Pennsylvanian

$179 - $488

Drive  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Pittsburgh 557.8 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Pittsburgh is to train and fly which costs $100 - $430 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Providence to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Providence Amtrak and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 11 min.

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The distance between Providence and Pittsburgh is 459 miles. The road distance is 557.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 50 min and costs $60 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Providence to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Providence to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence station.

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Providence to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Providence Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Providence to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 5 h 26 min and costs $160 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $140 and takes 11 h 50 min, you could also train, which costs $170 - $490 and takes 13 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 459.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Providence to Pittsburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Pittsburgh via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, Ny in around 11 h 50 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Providence to Pittsburgh via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Providence to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Providence to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Providence to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Providence to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Flights from Providence to Pittsburgh via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Providence to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Boston to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Providence Amtrak to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
Train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$200 - $300
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
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 New York, Ny to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Providence, RI to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Website
gobuses.com

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There is no direct flight from Providence Airport to Pittsburgh Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Pittsburgh is 558 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 42 min to drive from Providence to Pittsburgh.

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

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There are 179+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Providence to Providence Airport is to line 66 bus which takes 17 min and costs $2.

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