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Journey Information

Cincinnati to Pittsburgh bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$39.46
Fastest time6h 55m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1
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Price trends for buses from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh

Average prices by travel date

$102$68$34JunJun

Monthly average prices

$68$54$41$27$14ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$102$82$61$41$203020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $40.82 was the low point for bus fares from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh. Buses from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $40.82 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 9 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $72.62 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 8 hours and 50 minutes to cover the 414 kilometers (257 miles) from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 55 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Cincinnati?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh; ticket prices start at $122.46.

What bus companies travel from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh?

There is one bus company that operates from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound38h 50m$62.14

Where does the bus leave from in Cincinnati?

Cincinnati, Ohio has two bus stations with service to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:

  • Bus Terminal - 1005 Gilbert Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Pittsburgh?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:

  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr
  • Pittsburgh International Airport

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