Cheap train tickets from New York to Pittsburgh

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How much are train tickets from New York to Pittsburgh?

Lowest Price$87.02
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How do you find cheap train tickets from New York to Pittsburgh?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from New York to Pittsburgh is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from New York to Pittsburgh was $127.25. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 26 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $56.80 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from New York to Pittsburgh?

The distance between New York and Pittsburgh is approximately 315.02 miles, or 506.85 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 11 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 7 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from New York to Pittsburgh?

On Monday trains from New York to Pittsburgh are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most frequent connections between New York to Pittsburgh

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Pittsburgh. On the route to Pittsburgh 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between New York to Pittsburgh, usually offering 3 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Pittsburgh with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from New York to Pittsburgh, which start at $2.64.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from New York to Pittsburgh

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from New York to Pittsburgh start from $102.84, and on average cost $158.51. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Pittsburgh. Amtrak in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Pittsburgh trains arrive at 1100 Liberty Ave and one other train station.

From New York to Pittsburgh train travel on Amtrak takes 12 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Pittsburgh faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 7 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $176.46 for a one-way train ticket to Pittsburgh.

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Avg. Time
12h 36m
Avg. Price
$158.51

Amtrak Pennsylvanian

Amtrak Pennsylvanian train tickets from New York to Pittsburgh start from $87.02, and on average cost $115.20. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Pennsylvanian schedules to Pittsburgh. Amtrak Pennsylvanian in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Pittsburgh trains arrive at 1100 Liberty Ave,

From New York to Pittsburgh train travel on Amtrak Pennsylvanian takes 9 hours and 7 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Pittsburgh on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Pennsylvanian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $137.02 for a one-way weekend reservation from New York.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 7m
Avg. Price
$115.20

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart New York on their way to Pittsburgh. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in New York are:
  • Penn Station
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Pittsburgh. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Pittsburgh:
  • 1100 Liberty Ave
  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr