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New York to Pittsburgh bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$10.00
Shortest Duration6h 40m
Trips per day22
bus carriers2
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for New York to Pittsburgh
4.8
Based on 9 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
October 18, 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
August 8, 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
May 27, 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
December 1, 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

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.

How much does a bus ticket from New York to Pittsburgh cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from New York to Pittsburgh were $35.56.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from New York to Pittsburgh is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 29 days out, tickets are on average $10.56 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from New York to Pittsburgh?

The distance between New York and Pittsburgh is approximately 315.02 miles, or 506.85 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 9 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 40 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses 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 bus 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.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from New York to Pittsburgh?

The busiest time of the week for travel from New York to Pittsburgh by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from New York to Pittsburgh?

On average there are 22 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from New York to Pittsburgh, with an average of 17.492 trips per day and 266.75 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from New York to Pittsburgh. Of the 22 trips there are 12 trips that are direct connections to Pittsburgh.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from New York to Pittsburgh start at $66.00.

2 carriers offer New York to Pittsburgh bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from New York to Pittsburgh from $24.00. There are 17.491803 trips per day offered by Greyhound from New York to Pittsburgh and you can expect on average to pay $41.56 for a Greyhound ticket to Pittsburgh. In New York, Greyhound departs to Pittsburgh from Port Authority Bus Station and 2 other stations. In Pittsburgh, Greyhound arrives at Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from New York to Pittsburgh takes 9 hours and 59 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Pittsburgh in 6 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 17.823529 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $46.17 for a weekend trip to Pittsburgh.

Avg. Time
9h 59m
Avg. Price
$41.56

Megabus

Book Megabus from New York to Pittsburgh from $10.00. There are 4.533333 trips per day offered by Megabus from New York to Pittsburgh and you can expect on average to pay $41.10 for a Megabus ticket to Pittsburgh. In New York, Megabus departs to Pittsburgh from W 34th St and 11th Ave, In Pittsburgh, Megabus arrives at 10th St and Penn Ave and one other station.

An average trip on Megabus from New York to Pittsburgh takes 7 hours and 50 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Pittsburgh in 6 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 5.5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $46.11 for a weekend trip to Pittsburgh.

Avg. Time
7h 50m
Avg. Price
$41.10

Plan your next adventure

There are 4 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Pittsburgh will depart from these stations in New York:
  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • W 34th St and 11th Ave
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
  • 7-11 - Jd Foods
Buses arrive in Pittsburgh at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Pittsburgh for trips arriving from New York:
  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr
  • 10th St and Penn Ave
  • Pittsburgh International Airport
  • Penn Ave btwn 10th and 11th St

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