There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Pittsburgh by plane, train, subway, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Reagan Washington  •  3 h 23 min

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

$116 - $346

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Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Pittsburgh, Pa 4411 / ...

$28 - $80

4 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Pittsburgh (PIT) BWI - PIT

$109 - $333

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Pittsburgh (PIT) IAD - PIT

$77 - $253

Train  •  7 h 43 min

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

$50 - $140

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Pittsburgh 244 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $110 - $350 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The distance between Washington and Pittsburgh is 191 miles. The road distance is 244 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Washington to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 43 min.

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

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Washington to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Fort & 5Th station.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Pittsburgh.
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  • Distance: 191.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

American Airlines flies from Washington to Pittsburgh 4 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to Pittsburgh hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min. Megabus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Pittsburgh via Morgantown
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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