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How much are train tickets from Altoona to Pittsburgh?

Lowest Price£17.50
Fastest Train2h 46m
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Altoona-Pittsburgh Train Timetable

Price trends for trains from Altoona to Pittsburgh

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Altoona, PA to Pittsburgh, PA
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Based on 1 reviews
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Users that traveled with Amtrak Pennsylvanian report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Altoona to Pittsburgh 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 train 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, train 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.

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

In the last month, £17.50 was the average price of a train ticket from Altoona, PA to Pittsburgh, PA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Altoona to Pittsburgh?

The distance between Altoona and Pittsburgh is approximately 84 miles, or 136 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 46 minutes, Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Altoona 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 Saturday 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 Altoona at 17:00 and arrives in Pittsburgh around 2 hours later.

How many trains per day run from Altoona 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 Altoona. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Altoona to Pittsburgh for £15.98.

What train services are there from Altoona to Pittsburgh?

Amtrak Pennsylvanian is the one and only train line which connects Altoona, Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvanian12h 46m£18.51

Where is the train station in Altoona?

There is one train station in Altoona:

  • 1231 11th Ave

Where is the train station in Pittsburgh?

Pittsburgh has one train station:

  • 1100 Liberty Ave

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