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Cleveland - Pittsburgh Train Timetable

Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Cleveland to Pittsburgh. Traveling by train from Cleveland to Pittsburgh usually takes around 3 hours and 11 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance115 mi (185 km)
Fastest train3h 11m
Lowest price£17.27
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Capitol Limited
Train lines1

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

In the last month, £22.13 was the average price of a train ticket from Cleveland, OH to Pittsburgh, PA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £10.98 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

£43£29£14AugAug

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Cleveland to Pittsburgh will vary between £17 and £33. Planning a train trip to Pittsburgh within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Cleveland over the next 7 days is £27. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Cleveland to Pittsburgh by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for August. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £17 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Cleveland to Pittsburgh in June, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £22 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

£36£29£22£14£73020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Pittsburgh from Cleveland will be about £10.98 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Cleveland to Pittsburgh?

Amtrak Capitol Limited is the one and only train line which connects Cleveland, Ohio to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Capitol Limited13h 11m£29.98

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Cleveland 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.

How long is the train journey from Cleveland to Pittsburgh?

The distance between Cleveland and Pittsburgh is approximately 115 miles, or 185 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 11 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 Cleveland to Pittsburgh are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Cleveland at 01:00 and arrives in Pittsburgh around 3 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Cleveland to Pittsburgh?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Pittsburgh with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Pittsburgh to Cleveland. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Cleveland to Pittsburgh for £12.96.

City Information

Cleveland

An industrial powerhouse in the past eras, Cleveland offers to the world more than just LeBron James and Halle Berry. Unlike most other big cities, Cleveland still retains its quaint small-town feel, especially as you wander around the Cleveland Metroparks, a system of 21,000 acres of pure nature. For nature lovers, the Cleveland Botanical Garden provides a treasure trove of botanical knowledge and rare plant species. Another must-not-miss spot is the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, which features exhibitions on the greatest legends such as Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, etc.

For foodies, Cleveland truly is a mecca. The city boasts an array of top chefs and high-class establishments that can bring you an unforgettable experience. For authentic American classics, Sylman’s Deli has everything you need. If you are looking for a more diverse option, head to Momocho for some mouth-watering Mexican indulgences.

Cleveland’s main bus station is located just behind the Playhouse Square Parking Garage in the Theater District. The local Amtrak train station is also located downtown not too far from the bus station. The principal airport in the city is the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, which sits 9 miles southwest of Downtown and is located next to the Glenn Research Center.

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 is the train station in Cleveland?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Cleveland.

Where is the train station in Pittsburgh?

Arrival stations

Pittsburgh has one train station.

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