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Journey Information

Pittsburgh to New York bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$13.61
Fastest time7h 10m
Trips per day7
Bus lines2
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Price trends for buses from Pittsburgh to New York

Average prices by travel date

$102$68$34JunJul

Monthly average prices

$68$54$41$27$14ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$68$54$41$27$143020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Pittsburgh to New York
4.5
Based on 14 reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 33 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.5
Staff
4.8
Value
4.5
Condition
4.3
Stefanie
4.0
November 2, 2019Vacation
Pros
The bus driver was very friendly
Cons
The should be check, because my seat was broken
Raymond
4.0
October 20, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Nice staff. Departed on time. Arrived early. Uneventful travel.
Cons
I travelled mainly at night and the overhead lights were not on so I could not read.
Tips
None

Based on 9 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 57 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.2
Staff
4.7
Value
3.6
Condition
4.6
Aaron
5.0
December 9, 2019Vacation
Pros
Everything. Had a great tjme
Cons
Where we stopped at for 45 minutes with gas station and subway was pretty nasty. Could have done with out it
Tips
Sit back and relax
Dario
5.0
November 28, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The trip was quick and timely.
Cons
The pit stop location did not have many food choices. My seatmate was overweight and smelly not the fault of the company but wider seats would be good.
Tips
Bring food if your picky.
Meghan
5.0
October 10, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Everything went very smoothly and the buses were not too crowded so I got my own seat. friendly staff.
Cons
The price seemed a little high compared to what it used to be a few years ago when it was possible to travel from pittsburgh to new york for $20 per ride
Rebecca
5.0
September 23, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Easy to get a ticket, get to the bus and get to my destination
Cons
It was an overnight bus. I felt the lights being turned on for pick-up and drop-off for 15 minutes was too much time and disruptive to sleepers.
Ruben
5.0
July 8, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
It was on time, it has wifi, and the AC was at a good level.
Cons
Better wifi

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Eduan
4.0
December 1, 2019Visiting family
Cons
Can you consider improvement to make a short stop when the passengers can buy something to eat.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best way to get from Pittsburgh to New York City?

The best way to get from Pittsburgh to NYC is probably by bus. The average bus ticket, at about $38, is more than three times cheaper than the average train ticket, which is closer to $120. Trains also take significantly longer because the route is more roundabout — the fastest train takes more than 9 hours, whereas the fastest bus takes around 7 hours.

Direct flights are by far the fastest option, taking around 1 hour and 35 minutes, but tickets start at $130 and go up from there.

What is the fastest bus from Pittsburgh to New York City?

The fastest bus from Pittsburgh to NYC is serviced by OurBus. The average OurBus will get you from Pittsburgh to NYC in about 7 hours and 30 minutes. Without traffic, the travel time can be as short as 6 hours and 50 minutes. OurBus tickets for this route average about $33.

Is there a direct bus from Pittsburgh to New York?

Daily, there are 29 buses that go from Pittsburgh to New York. Of those, 12 of them are direct routes, which typically means the travel time is shorter. The first bus to New York departs at 1:00 a.m. each day, while the last bus departs at 11:00 p.m.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Pittsburgh to New York 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 Pittsburgh to New York?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $56.28 was the low point for bus fares from Pittsburgh to New York. Buses from New York to Pittsburgh are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $56.28 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 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $23.93 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 8 hours and 49 minutes to cover the 507 kilometers (315 miles) from Pittsburgh to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 10 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?

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

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Pittsburgh?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Pittsburgh to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Pittsburgh to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Pittsburgh to New York; ticket prices start at $88.44.

What bus companies travel from Pittsburgh to New York?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Pittsburgh to New York. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 5 bus trips per day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound59h 10m$74.21
Megabus48h 6m$50.23

Where does the bus leave from in Pittsburgh?

Buses to New York leave from multiple locations in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:

  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr
  • 10th St and Penn Ave

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

Buses arrive in New York at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in New York, New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • 7th Ave and W 27th St
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

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