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There are 5 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pittsburgh by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly from Reagan Washington

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Pittsburgh (PIT)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Pittsburgh

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Subway to Washington Dulles, fly

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Pittsburgh (PIT)

Train

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pittsburgh

Reagan Washington (DCA) to Pittsburgh (PIT) flights

The flight time between Reagan Washington (DCA) and Pittsburgh (PIT) is around 1h 7m and covers a distance of around 206 miles. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 5m. Services are operated by American Airlines. Typically 23 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Flight route information

Average flight journey time:
1h 7m
Fastest flight journey time:
1h 5m
Flight distance:
206 miles
Flights per week:
23
Cheapest price:
$89
Carbon emissions:
109 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
10:05
Last flight departs at:
20:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington (DCA) to Pittsburgh (PIT) flight schedules

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) → Pittsburgh
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pittsburgh is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pittsburgh is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Pittsburgh is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pittsburgh is to drive, which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $85 - $900 and takes 2h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) station to Pittsburgh station. However, there are services departing from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak Station via GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 5m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Pittsburgh is 193 miles. The road distance is 246.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 7h 57m and costs $30 - $60.

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It takes approximately 2h 1m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 2h 1m and costs $85 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $60 and takes 7h 57m, you could also train, which costs $40 - $75 and takes 9h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pittsburgh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pittsburgh Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 192.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 1m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

American Airlines flies from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pittsburgh 3 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to Pittsburgh once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 6h 35m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Pittsburgh via Morgantown
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
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 Washington Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
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 Washington to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pittsburgh is 246 miles. It takes approximately 4h 21m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pittsburgh.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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