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New York-Pittsburgh Train Timetable

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US$82.00
10:52
Penn Station
19:59
1100 Liberty Ave
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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New York to Pittsburgh?

Lowest PriceUS$65.00
Fastest Train9h 7m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines2

New York to Pittsburgh Route Map

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train 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 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.

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

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from New York 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 New York to Pittsburgh?

In the last month, US$89.81 was the average price of a train ticket from New York, NY to Pittsburgh, PA. 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 US$37.53 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from New York to Pittsburgh?

The distance between New York and Pittsburgh is approximately 315 miles, or 507 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 7 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 New York 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 Sunday 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 New York at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00. 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 New York to Pittsburgh?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from New York to Pittsburgh. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Pittsburgh to New York. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New York to Pittsburgh for US$65.00.

Which train should you take from New York to Pittsburgh?

2 train services operate from New York, New York to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak313h 24mUS$108.29
Amtrak Pennsylvanian19h 8mUS$72.49

Where is the train station in New York?

There is one train station in New York:

  • Penn Station

Where is the train station in Pittsburgh?

Pittsburgh receives travelers from New York at its two active train stations:

  • 1100 Liberty Ave
  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr

Price trends for trains from New York to Pittsburgh

Average prices by travel date

US$105US$70US$35NovDec

Monthly average prices

US$125US$100US$75US$50US$25JFMAMJJASOND

Prices as travel date approaches

US$150US$120US$90US$60US$303020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from New York, NY to Pittsburgh, PA
5.0
Based on 2 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Pennsylvanian report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
4.0
Ben
5.0
8 February 2020Business
Pros
Horse shoe bend was fantastic. Scenic ride and snow. Long journey but did not feel as long as I could work and enjoy scenery. Staff friendly!Horse shoe bend was fantastic. Scenic ride and snow. Long journey but did not feel as long as I could work and enjoy scenery. Staff friendly!
Cons
Finding platform in NY was a bit difficult with building works.Finding platform in NY was a bit difficult with building works.
Tips
Order uber on train at Pittsburgh station as I could not get WiFi outsideOrder uber on train at Pittsburgh station as I could not get WiFi outside

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