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How much are train tickets from Pittsburgh to Altoona?

Lowest Price£18.41
Fastest Train2h 27m
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Pittsburgh-Altoona Train Timetable

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Pittsburgh to Altoona 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Pittsburgh to Altoona?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, £18.41 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Pittsburgh to Altoona.

How long is the train journey from Pittsburgh to Altoona?

The distance between Pittsburgh and Altoona is approximately 84 miles, or 136 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 27 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 27 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 Pittsburgh to Altoona 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 Pittsburgh at 07:00 and arrives in Altoona around 2 hours later.

How many trains per day run from Pittsburgh to Altoona?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Altoona 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 Altoona to Pittsburgh. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Pittsburgh to Altoona for £20.01.

What train services are there from Pittsburgh to Altoona?

Amtrak Pennsylvanian is the one and only train line which connects Pittsburgh to Altoona. 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 27m£20.19

Where is the train station in Pittsburgh?

There is one train station in Pittsburgh:

  • 1100 Liberty Ave

Where is the train station in Altoona?

Altoona has one train station:

  • 1231 11th Ave

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