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There are 9 ways to get from University of Wisconsin–Madison to University of Pittsburgh by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Madison

  1. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Pittsburgh (PIT)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madison to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak to Pittsburgh

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Bus to Milwaukee, fly

  1. Take the bus from Madison Amtrak Bus Stop to Milwaukee
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Pittsburgh (PIT)

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Lake St. to Chicago - OHare Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Pittsburgh (PIT)

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Lake St. to Chicago - OHare Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Pittsburgh (PIT)

Bus, train via Milwaukee

  1. Take the bus from Madison - Langdon & N Park to Milwaukee, WI
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Madison Amtrak Bus Stop to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station

Bus via Chicago

  1. Take the bus from Madison - Langdon & N Park to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Pittsburgh

Drive

  1. Drive from University of Wisconsin–Madison to University of Pittsburgh
University of Wisconsin–Madison → University of Pittsburgh
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The cheapest way to get from University of Wisconsin–Madison to University of Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10h 12m.

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The fastest way to get from University of Wisconsin–Madison to University of Pittsburgh is to bus and fly which takes 6h 9m and costs $100 - $210.

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No, there is no direct bus from University of Wisconsin–Madison to University of Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Madison - Langdon & N Park and arriving at Centre Ave At Allequippa St via Chicago and Bedford Ave At Logan St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 10m.

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The distance between University of Wisconsin–Madison and University of Pittsburgh is 523 miles. The road distance is 613.8 miles.

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The best way to get from University of Wisconsin–Madison to University of Pittsburgh without a car is to bus and train via Milwaukee which takes 15h 11m and costs $100 - $160.

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It takes approximately 6h 50m to get from University of Wisconsin–Madison to University of Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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University of Wisconsin–Madison to University of Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Madison - Langdon & N Park station.

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The best way to get from University of Wisconsin–Madison to University of Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 6h 50m and costs $110 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus via Chicago, which costs $85 - $120 and takes 18h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Madison Airport to Pittsburgh Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 38m and has one stopover.

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University of Wisconsin–Madison to University of Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Pittsburgh station.

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Map of how to get from University of Wisconsin–Madison to University of Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 523.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 50m

What companies run services between University of Wisconsin–Madison, WI, USA and University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from University of Wisconsin–Madison to University of Pittsburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from University of Wisconsin–Madison to University of Pittsburgh via Madison - Langdon & N Park, Chicago, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Bedford Ave At Logan St, and Centre Ave At Allequippa St in around 18h 10m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Madison to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Madison to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Madison to Pittsburgh via Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Madison to Pittsburgh via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Madison to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Flights from Madison to Pittsburgh via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Flights from Madison to Pittsburgh via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Flights from Madison to Pittsburgh via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Flights from Milwaukee to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Madison to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Madison to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Madison to Pittsburgh via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Madison to Pittsburgh via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Milwaukee to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Corporate Flight Management
Website
contouraviation.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $430
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 Milwaukee to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
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 Madison Amtrak Bus Stop to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Bus from Madison Amtrak Bus Stop to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Lake St. to Milwaukee Intermodal
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Lake St. to Chicago - OHare Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Lake St. to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Madison - Langdon & N Park to Milwaukee, WI
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Madison - Langdon & N Park to Chicago
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
megabus.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 Chicago to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $130
Bus from Chicago Amtrak to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $130
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Madison to Chicago
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between University of Wisconsin–Madison to University of Pittsburgh is 614 miles. It takes approximately 10h 12m to drive from University of Wisconsin–Madison to University of Pittsburgh.

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

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