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There are 2 daily trains from Lewistown to Pittsburgh. Traveling by train from Lewistown to Pittsburgh usually takes around 5 hours and 25 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Pennsylvanian train can make the trip in 4 hours and 13 minutes.
|Distance||128 mi (206 km)|
|Fastest train||4h 13m|
|Trains per day||2|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Lewistown to Pittsburgh?
In the last month, €29.57 was the average price of a train ticket from Lewistown, PA 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 11 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €23.90 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Lewistown to Pittsburgh by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for July. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €31 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Lewistown to Pittsburgh in January, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €64 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
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 11 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Pittsburgh from Lewistown will be about €23.90 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Lewistown to Pittsburgh?
2 train services operate from Lewistown, Pennsylvania to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Lewistown to Pittsburgh every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €66.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Lewistown 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.
Can you take a train all the way from Lewistown to Pittsburgh?
How long is the train journey from Lewistown to Pittsburgh?
The distance between Lewistown and Pittsburgh is approximately 128 miles, or 206 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 13 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 Lewistown 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 Friday 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 Lewistown at 14:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 15:00. 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 Lewistown to Pittsburgh?
Trains leave the station in Lewistown twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Pittsburgh with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.
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.
Where is the train station in Lewistown?
There are two stations in Lewistown where you can board the train to Pittsburgh.
Train stations in Lewistown:
150 Helen St
Where is the train station in Pittsburgh?
Pittsburgh receives travelers from Lewistown at its two active train stations.
Train stations in Pittsburgh:
Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr
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