There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Pittsburgh by plane, subway, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Reagan Washington  •  3 h 22 min

  1. DCA - PIT

$116 - $346

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. 4411 / ...

$21 - $80

4 alternative options

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  4 h 2 min

  1. IAD - PIT

$77 - $253

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  3 h 33 min

  1. BWI - PIT

$109 - $333

Train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Capitol Limited

$50 - $140

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. 244 miles

$23 - $35

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 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Pittsburgh via Johnstown
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Baltimore to Pittsburgh via Hagerstown
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
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 Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and Pittsburgh is 306 km. The road distance is 390 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Washington to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 3 h 22 min and costs $110 - $350.

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

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.

It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Washington to Pittsburgh, including transfers.