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Boston-Pittsburgh Train Timetable

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£109.75
06:35
South Station
23:48
1100 Liberty Ave
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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Boston to Pittsburgh?

Lowest price£61.05
Fastest train13h 44m
Trains per day2
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Boston to Pittsburgh during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Boston to Pittsburgh?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Boston to Pittsburgh. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Boston to Pittsburgh?

In the last month, £82.49 was the average price of a train ticket from Boston, MA to Pittsburgh, PA. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £72.73 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Boston to Pittsburgh?

The distance between Boston and Pittsburgh is approximately 482 miles, or 775 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 16 hours and 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 13 hours and 44 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Boston to Pittsburgh are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Boston at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 06:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Boston to Pittsburgh?

Trains leave the station in Boston twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Pittsburgh to Boston. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Boston to Pittsburgh for £43.61.

Which train should you take from Boston to Pittsburgh?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Boston, Massachusetts to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak216h 6m£106.92

Amtrak train tickets from Boston to Pittsburgh start from £61, and on average cost £107. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Pittsburgh. Amtrak in Boston leaves from South Station and one other station. And in Pittsburgh trains arrive at 1100 Liberty Ave and one other train station. From Boston to Pittsburgh train travel on Amtrak takes 16 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to Pittsburgh faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 13 hours and 44 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £132 for a one-way train ticket to Pittsburgh.

Price trends for trains from Boston to Pittsburgh

Average prices by travel date

£142£94£47AprApr

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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