There are 5 ways to get from Wilkes-Barre to Pittsburgh by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) to Pittsburgh (PIT) AVP - PIT

$105 - $450

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Bus via State College, PA  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilkes-Barre, PA to State College, PA 815 Wilkes-Barre
  2. Take the bus from State College, PA to Pittsburgh, PA

$48 - $82

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilkes-Barre, PA to State College, PA 815 Wilkes-Barre
  2. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa 4691 / ...

$53 - $120

Bus, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilkes-Barre, PA to Harrisburg, PA 771
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Pennsylvanian

$73 - $173

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Wilkes-Barre to Pittsburgh 267 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Wilkes-Barre to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wilkes-Barre to Pittsburgh is to fly which costs $100 - $450 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wilkes-Barre to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Wilkes-Barre, PA and arriving at Pittsburgh, PA via N Atherton St at Walker Building and State College, PA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 16 min.

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The distance between Wilkes-Barre and Pittsburgh is 223 miles. The road distance is 267 miles.

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The best way to get from Wilkes-Barre to Pittsburgh without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 16 min and costs $45 - $85.

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Wilkes-Barre to Pittsburgh, including transfers.

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Wilkes-Barre to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Fullington Trailways, depart from Wilkes-Barre, PA station.

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The best way to get from Wilkes-Barre to Pittsburgh is to fly which takes 2 h 50 min and costs $100 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $85 and takes 7 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport to Pittsburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Wilkes-Barre to Pittsburgh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wilkes-Barre to Pittsburgh is 267 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to drive from Wilkes-Barre to Pittsburgh.

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Regional Sky, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport to Pittsburgh Airport.

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  • Distance: 223.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

What companies run services between Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

Regional Sky, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Wilkes-Barre to Pittsburgh 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wilkes-Barre to Pittsburgh via State College, PA, N Atherton St at Walker Building, North Atherton Place at McDonalds, and State College, PA in around 7 h 16 min.

Airlines
Regional Sky
Website
regionalsky.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $380
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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 Harrisburg Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $300
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Wilkes-Barre, PA to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from State College, PA to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from Wilkes-Barre, PA to Harrisburg, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
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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 State College, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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