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There are 6 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Washington Dulles  •  1h 56m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Pittsburgh (PIT) IAD - PIT

$71 - $237

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Bus Megabus  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, PA

$37 - $54

4 alternative options

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Pittsburgh (PIT) DCA - PIT

$122 - $354

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Pittsburgh, Pa 4407 / ...

$46 - $98

Train  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the train from Rockville Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station Capitol Limited

$61 - $146

Drive  •  4h 18m

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh 240.2 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $70 - $240 and takes 1h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa via 7Th St & E St Sw, Massachusetts Avenue and 5th Street NW and Washington, Dc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 48m.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Pittsburgh is 171 miles. The road distance is 240.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 8h 42m and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 1h 56m to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 1h 56m and costs $70 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 8h 42m, you could also train, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 9h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 58m.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 171 miles
  • Duration: 1h 56m

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

United Airlines flies from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh 4 times a day. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 6h 30m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rockville Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.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.

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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, Dc to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $85

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh is 240 miles. It takes approximately 4h 18m to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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