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Journey Information

There are 23 intercity coaches per day from New York to Pittsburgh. Traveling by coach from New York to Pittsburgh usually takes around 10 hours and 29 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound coach can make the trip in 7 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance315 mi (507 km)
Shortest duration7h 40m
Cheapest price£19.03
Trips per day8
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Coach lines3

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from New York to Pittsburgh

(Based on 27 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Danielle

21 April 2024- Visiting family

Megabus

Pros: Bus Driver was more than Professional, Excellent Driver, super curteous, and yes, we arrive ahead of time( YAY)!!! Cons: your pricer than greyhound and GoToBus, If you lower prices, will be most wonderful( whoever gots best price WINS). Tips: book your tix in advance, last min tix are pricey-er!!!

4.0

Gavin

13 November 2023- Solo travel

Megabus

I did not like the rest stop and that it had a connecting stop

5.0

Shellaine

9 October 2023- Vacation

Megabus

Pros: Smooth quiet and peaceful. Cons: Not a thing. Tips: Be nice!!

5.0

Khaing Khaing

27 November 2022- Visiting family

OurBus

Pros: Very comfortable. Cons: Perfect. Tips: Traveling with our bus feels like traveling with our real bus.

5.0

Ralph

3 October 2022- Solo travel

Greyhound

Pros: Thanks again for your wonderful loyalty. You’re the best! Cons: Great job. Tips: No one.

New York to Pittsburgh Route Map

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How much is a coach ticket from New York to Pittsburgh?

£50.50 is the average price of a bus ticket from New York to Pittsburgh. While it’s on the pricier side for a bus ticket, taking the bus is still a cheaper alternative to flying. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

£83£56£28MayJun

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from New York to Pittsburgh is expected to range from £44 to £74. If you are looking to travel to Pittsburgh within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from £47. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are £44 and can be found on 4 June 2024.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in May. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just £46 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from New York to Pittsburgh in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £79 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most coach companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your coach tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap coach tickets is to book at least 21 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £41.53 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from New York to Pittsburgh?

There are 3 bus lines from New York to Pittsburgh available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 12 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US911h 45m£67.33
Greyhound129h 56m£58.62
Megabus27h 53m£38.82
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 9 trips per day from New York to Pittsburgh, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide coach carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 12 bus trips from New York to Pittsburgh every day, with the average journey taking around 9 hours and 56 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Pittsburgh usually start from £20.

  • Book Megabus from New York to Pittsburgh from £19. There are 2 Megabus schedules from New York to Pittsburgh and you can expect on average to pay for a Megabus ticket to Pittsburgh. In New York, Megabus departs to Pittsburgh from New York W 34th St & 12th Ave and no other station. In Pittsburgh, Megabus arrives at 128 10th St and no other station.

    An average trip on Megabus from New York to Pittsburgh takes 7 hours and 53 minutes , while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Pittsburgh in 7 hours and 40 minutes .

    On weekends, Megabus offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Pittsburgh.

Frequently Asked Questions

The cheapest bus tickets from NYC to Pittsburgh are typically through OurBus. On average, tickets with this bus company average around $38 each. That said, only one OurBus covers this route per day, which means you may have limited options in terms of scheduling. Greyhound offers the second cheapest ticket for this route, averaging about $44 per ticket, and has far more options with 19 daily trips.
Many buses depart New York City around 11:00 p.m., getting into Pittsburgh between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. the next morning. If you’re a real night owl, some buses depart as early as between 2:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m., meaning you’ll get into Pittsburgh around noon.
The Amtrak Pennsylvanian offers 1 daily route from New York City to Pittsburgh. On average, tickets cost about $82, and the trip takes a little more than 9 hours. The train departs from New York’s Penn Station and arrives into Pittsburgh at 1100 Liberty Ave. Overall, a bus may be a better bet. Bus tickets average around $33, and you can get to Pittsburgh in as fast as 6 hours and 40 minutes.

The coach takes an average of 10 hours and 29 minutes to cover the 315 miles from New York to Pittsburgh. However, the fastest coach only takes 7 hours and 40 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Pittsburgh at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

The first coach leaves at 01:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from New York to Pittsburgh, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 23 scheduled coaches that travel from New York to Pittsburgh every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 8 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Pittsburgh; ticket prices start at £52.39.

City Information

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Pittsburgh

Once the epitome of American industrial power, Pittsburgh has recently seen new waves of changes that turn it into a vibrant destination for visitors, especially for families. When in Pittsburgh, don’t miss out on the chance to hop on the Duquesne Incline and get to the top of Mount Washington. You will be rewarded with a panoramic view of where the three rivers collide, which offers plenty of excellent photogenic angles. Culturally-inclined travelers will find the Senator John Heinz History Center the perfect place to spend a day in. It does not just offer exhibitions on the city’s history but also on its baseball and football legacies, as well as Heinz products. Whether you are a sports fan or not, it is worthwhile to check out the Heinz Field, which provides a unique waterfront view.

Pittsburgh’s staple is pierogies, and some of the highest-rated eateries that include the dish on their menu are Pierogies Plus and Penn Brewery. These establishments serve other Eastern European dishes for your enjoyment as well. For traditional American eats, Eleven has an excellent selection.

Jefferson Lines, Greyhound, and Fullington Trailways all provide intercity transit service to Pittsburgh, and visitors can catch their buses at the Grant Street Transportation Center. You can also catch Amtrak trains at the nearby Pittsburgh Union Station. The main airport of the city is the Pittsburgh International Airport, which is located 10 miles west of Downtown. Another alternative is the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport, 44 miles east of the city.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in New York?

Main departure station: Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

Coaches to Pittsburgh leave from 6 stations in New York.

All coach stations in New York:

  • Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

  • 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

  • Chinatown - 28 Allen St (eastside b/w Hester and Canal St)

  • New York W 34th St & 12th Ave

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

Where does the coach arrive in Pittsburgh?

Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr  - PGHIMS-0

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Main arrival station: Pittsburgh Intermodal/Grant St Trans Ctr

The Grant Street Transportation Center on 11th St is the primary transportation hub of the city. It sits right across the street from the Amtrak Station, and its downtown location makes it convenient to access all of Pittsburgh. The station offers intercity bus services from popular lines such as Greyhound, Fullington Trailways, and Jefferson Lines, with destinations including New York, Philadelphia, and Washington. Ample parking is available at the station, and surrounding amenities include multiple hotels and takeout venues.

Coach stations in Pittsburgh:

  • Pittsburgh Intermodal/Grant St Trans Ctr

  • 128 10th St

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