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Journey Information

Pittsburgh to Cincinnati bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$37.24
Fastest time5h 35m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1
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Price trends for buses from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati

Average prices by travel date

$80$53$27JulJul

Monthly average prices

$66$53$40$27$13SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep 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 Cincinnati?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $40.33 was the low point for bus fares from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati. Buses from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $40.33 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 11 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $53.10 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 7 hours and 7 minutes to cover the 257 miles (414 kilometers) from Pittsburgh, PA to Cincinnati, OH. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 35 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Cincinnati, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Pittsburgh?

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati 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 Pittsburgh to Cincinnati; ticket prices start at $134.31.

What bus companies travel from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati?

There is one bus company that operates from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati. 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
Greyhound47h 8m$62.70

Where does the bus leave from in Pittsburgh?

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

  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr

Where does the bus arrive in Cincinnati?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Cincinnati, Ohio:

  • Bus Terminal - 1005 Gilbert Ave
  • Univ of Cinc - 2815 Commons Way

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