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Journey Information

New York to Pittsburgh bus - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$65.00
Shortest Duration7h 30m
Trips per day8
Bus lines1

New York to Pittsburgh Route Map

New York Pittsburgh

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cheapest bus from New York City to Pittsburgh?

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.

Is there an overnight bus from New York to Pittsburgh?

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.

Is there a train from New York City to Pittsburgh?

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.

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York 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 bus 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, bus 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 much is a bus ticket from New York to Pittsburgh?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$65.00 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Pittsburgh. Buses from Pittsburgh to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than US$65.00 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 20 days in advance. By doing so, you could save US$12.89 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 9 hours and 57 minutes to cover the 315 miles (507 kilometers) from New York, NY to Pittsburgh, PA. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 30 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Pittsburgh, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

The first bus leaves at 00:00 and the last bus leaves at 18:00. To see the times for all buses from New York to Pittsburgh, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Pittsburgh every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Pittsburgh; ticket prices start at US$65.00.

What bus companies travel from New York to Pittsburgh?

There is one bus company that operates from New York to Pittsburgh. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound89h 58mUS$69.76

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

New York, New York has two bus stations with service to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

Where does the bus arrive in Pittsburgh?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:

  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr
  • Pittsburgh International Airport

Price trends for buses from New York to Pittsburgh

Average prices by travel date

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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York, NY to Pittsburgh, PA
4.8
Based on 9 ratings and reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 80 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.5
Value
3.7
Condition
4.5
Nativa
5.0
18 October 2019Visiting family
Pros
The driver was so upbeat and happy. It made me feel comfortable enough to fall asleep since from NYC to Pittsburgh is 8 hours minimum if there's no layovers or extra stops. As an aware passenger, it's difficult to sleep because the driver is driving for a substantial am...More
Cons
The seats need more leg room. I know its a bus but maybe try doing what NYC has done with the extra long buses.
Kathryn
5.0
8 August 2019Vacation
Pros
Greyhound buses were amazing!! We were on holiday from the UK and had our flight to Pittsburgh cancelled. The airline couldn’t rebook us until the Friday which would have meant we’d lose 2 days of our vacation. We booked online and got the bus within a few hours. The st...More
Cons
The air conditioning wasn’t working so well and so the bus was very hot. There was also a passenger on board who was loud and shouted a little. I’m not sure whether passengers like this can be challenged or politely asked by staff to be respectful of their fellow travel...More
Tips
Check at your boarding point whether you need to have your luggage checked or weighed. Bring water especially if the buses don’t have air conditioning. Wear layers so that you don’t overheat or get too cold.
Kin Ming
4.0
27 May 2019Solo travel
Pros
On time and smooth journey.
Cons
would be good to have assigned seat.

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.5
Condition
4.5

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with OurBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Dario
5.0
1 December 2019Solo travel
Pros
quicker then megabus, I had food trays.
Cons
Usb ports are too high up, I didnt know their would be no break so i didnt bring any snacks for the ride.
Tips
Bring food with you

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