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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Pittsburgh to Newark?

Lowest price€53.52
Fastest train9h 0m
Trains per day5
Train lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Pittsburgh to Newark 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 Pittsburgh to Newark?

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

In the last month, €74.98 was the average price of a train ticket from Pittsburgh, PA to Newark, NJ. 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 €51.90 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Pittsburgh to Newark?

The distance between Pittsburgh and Newark is approximately 306 miles, or 493 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours,

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 Pittsburgh to Newark 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 Pittsburgh at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 09:00. 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 Pittsburgh to Newark?

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Pittsburgh to Newark. 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 Newark to Pittsburgh. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Pittsburgh to Newark for €54.36.

Which train should you take from Pittsburgh to Newark?

2 train services operate from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Newark, New Jersey. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak412h 6m€93.32
Amtrak Pennsylvanian19h 0m€67.54

Amtrak train tickets from Pittsburgh to Newark start from €54, and on average cost €93. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Newark. Amtrak in Pittsburgh leaves from 1100 Liberty Ave and one other station. And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station and one other train station. From Pittsburgh to Newark train travel on Amtrak takes 12 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 0 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay €100 for a one-way train ticket to Newark.

Amtrak Pennsylvanian train tickets from Pittsburgh to Newark start from €54, and on average cost €68. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Pennsylvanian schedules to Newark. Amtrak Pennsylvanian in Pittsburgh leaves from 1100 Liberty Ave, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station, From Pittsburgh to Newark train travel on Amtrak Pennsylvanian takes 9 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Newark on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Pennsylvanian scheduled trip per day, which will cost €76 for a one-way weekend reservation from Pittsburgh.

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