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  •  1 h 59 min

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

$71 - $237

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Frederick, Md to Pittsburgh, Pa 4411 / ...

$37 - $81

4 alternative options

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly  •  3 h 57 min

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

$122 - $354

Bus Megabus  •  8 h 40 min

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

$37 - $54

Train  •  9 h 53 min

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

$61 - $146

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  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 4 h 18 min.

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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 1 h 59 min.

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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 7 h 40 min and costs $35 - $85.

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 1 h 59 min and costs $70 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 7 h 40 min, you could also train, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 9 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh is 240 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 18 min 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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There are 179+ hotels available in Pittsburgh. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 171 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

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, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Pittsburgh hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
59 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rockville Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
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 B
Ave. Duration
35 min
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 Frederick, Md to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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