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There are 8 ways to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Pittsburgh by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Sault Ste Marie

  1. Fly from Sault Ste Marie (YAM) to Pittsburgh (PIT)

Fly from Sault Ste Marie #2

  1. Fly from Sault Ste Marie (CIU) to Pittsburgh (PIT)

Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails to Pellston, fly

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Pellston, MI
  2. Fly from Pellston (PLN) to Pittsburgh (PIT)

Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails, bus, train

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Petoskey, MI
  2. Take the bus from Petoskey, MI to East Lansing, MI
  3. Take the bus from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Toledo
  4. Take the train from Toledo to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station

Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails, bus

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Petoskey, MI
  2. Take the bus from Petoskey, MI to East Lansing, MI
  3. Take the bus from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Toledo
  4. Take the bus from Toledo to Pittsburgh

Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails, bus via Detroit

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace, MI
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from St. Ignace, MI to Flint
  3. Take the bus from Flint, MI to Detroit, MI
  4. Take the bus from Detroit to Pittsburgh

Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails, bus, train via Chicago

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Petoskey, MI
  2. Take the bus from Petoskey, MI to East Lansing, MI
  3. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Sault Ste. Marie to Pittsburgh

Sault Ste Marie (YAM) to Pittsburgh (PIT) flights

The flight time between Sault Ste Marie (YAM) and Pittsburgh (PIT) is around 8h 8m and covers a distance of around 468 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 25m. The fastest flight normally takes 5h. Services are operated by Air Canada and United Airlines. Typically 35 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 43m
Layover time:
4h 25m
Total time:
8h 8m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
5h
Flight distance:
468 miles
Flights per week:
35
Cheapest price:
$109
Carbon emissions:
151 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:45
Last flight departs at:
10:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sault Ste Marie (YAM) to Pittsburgh (PIT) flight schedules

Canada → United States
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Conditions of entry into United States from Canada

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
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Considerations leaving from Canada

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United States from Canada.

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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.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from United States.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 9h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $290 - $360 and takes 4h 35m.

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The distance between Sault Ste. Marie and Pittsburgh is 475 miles. The road distance is 619.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 6h 17m to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 6h 17m and costs $180 - $950. Alternatively, you can Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails and bus, which costs and takes 20h 20m.

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There is no direct flight from Sault Ste Marie Airport to Pittsburgh Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sault Ste. Marie to Pittsburgh is 619 miles. It takes approximately 9h 57m to drive from Sault Ste. Marie to Pittsburgh.

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United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Sault Ste Marie Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Sault Ste Marie Airport is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs $55 - $65.

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Map of how to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 475.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 17m

What companies run services between Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

Air Canada and United Airlines fly from Sault Ste. Marie to Pittsburgh 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sault Ste. Marie to Pittsburgh via Sault Ste. Marie, MI, Petoskey, MI, East Lansing Amtrak Station, and Toledo in around 20h 20m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $280
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Pittsburgh via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $340
Flights from Pellston to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Pittsburgh via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $100
Train from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Train from Chicago Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$110 - $170
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Pellston, MI
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Petoskey, MI
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Bus from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Toledo
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Bus from St. Ignace, MI to Flint
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Petoskey, MI to East Lansing, MI
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Flint, MI to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12
$16 - $23
Adult
$30 - $45
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 Toledo to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Detroit to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90

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