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There are 9 ways to get from West Chester University to University of Pittsburgh by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the train from Paoli Amtrak Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station Pennsylvanian

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Bus via Philadelphia  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh "Greyhound"

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Bus  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Pittsburgh, PA Philadelphia

Drive  •  4h 45m

  1. Drive from West Chester University to University of Pittsburgh 282 miles

Line 104 bus to Philadelphia, fly  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the line 104 bus from Church St & University Av - FS to 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Pittsburgh (PIT) PHL - PIT

Line 104 bus, train to Baltimore, fly  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the line 104 bus from Church St & University Av - FS to 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  3. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Pittsburgh (PIT) BWI - PIT

Line 135 bus, train to Lancaster, fly  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the line 135 bus from Market St & High St to Lancaster Av & Stuart Av
  2. Take the train from Downingtown Amtrak to Lancaster
  3. Fly from Lancaster (LNS) to Pittsburgh (PIT) LNS - PIT

Line 104 bus, train to Newark, fly  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the line 104 bus from Church St & University Av - FS to 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Pittsburgh (PIT) EWR - PIT

Line 104 bus, train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the line 104 bus from Church St & University Av - FS to 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Pittsburgh (PIT) DCA - PIT

West Chester University to University of Pittsburgh by walk, bus and train

The journey time between West Chester University and University of Pittsburgh is around 10h 22m and covers a distance of around 346 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 48m. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 14m. Services are operated by SEPTA, Amtrak and Port Authority of Allegheny County. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
7h 33m
Layover time:
2h 48m
Total time:
10h 22m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
8h 14m
Journey distance:
346 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$48
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:05
Last service departs at:
21:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

West Chester University to University of Pittsburgh walk, bus and train schedules

West Chester University → University of Pittsburgh
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The most affordable way to get from West Chester University to University of Pittsburgh is to drive, which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from West Chester University to University of Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from West Chester University to University of Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Church St & University Av - FS and arriving at Fifth Ave Opp Tennyson Ave via 69th St Transportation Center South Terminal, Philadelphia, PA and Fifth Ave At Ross St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 43m.

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The distance between West Chester University and University of Pittsburgh is 234 miles. The road distance is 282 miles.

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The best way to get from West Chester University to University of Pittsburgh without a car is to train which takes 9h 10m and costs $45 - $75.

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It takes approximately 9h 10m to get from West Chester University to University of Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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West Chester University to University of Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Philadelphia, PA station.

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The best way to get from West Chester University to University of Pittsburgh is to train which takes 9h 10m and costs $45 - $75. Alternatively, you can bus via Philadelphia, which costs $35 - $70 and takes 9h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 13m.

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West Chester University to University of Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Pittsburgh, PA station.

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  • Distance: 233.6 miles
  • Duration: 9h 10m

What companies run services between West Chester University, PA, USA and University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Paoli Amtrak Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 6h 47m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 6h 30m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Newark to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Lancaster to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Baltimore to Pittsburgh via Altoona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $140
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 Paoli Amtrak Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $130
Train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Downingtown Amtrak to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$29 - $90
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$14 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$27 - $85
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $100
Business Class Seat
$55 - $140
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$95 - $140
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$95 - $140
Business Seat - Child
$95 - $140
First Class - Adult
$150 - $220
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$150 - $220
First Class - Child
$150 - $220
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$110 - $160
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$110 - $150
Business Seat - Child
$100 - $150
First Class - Adult
$170 - $240
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$170 - $240
First Class - Child
$170 - $240
Bus operators
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 Philadelphia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $95
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$45 - $60
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Church St & University Av - FS to 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Website
septa.org
Seniors - 65 and over
$0
Bus from Market St & High St to Lancaster Av & Stuart Av
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Website
septa.org
Seniors - 65 and over
$0

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