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Journey Information

There are 24 intercity buses per day from New York to Pittsburgh. Traveling by bus from New York to Pittsburgh usually takes around 10 hours and 29 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance315 mi (507 km)
Shortest duration7h 40m
Cheapest price$23.98
Trips per day8
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from New York to Pittsburgh

(Based on 27 ratings and reviews)




April 21, 2024- Visiting family


Pros: Bus Driver was more than Professional, Excellent Driver, super curteous, and yes, we arrive ahead of time( YAY)!!! Cons: your pricer than greyhound and GoToBus, If you lower prices, will be most wonderful( whoever gots best price WINS). Tips: book your tix in advance, last min tix are pricey-er!!!



November 13, 2023- Solo travel


I did not like the rest stop and that it had a connecting stop



October 9, 2023- Vacation


Pros: Smooth quiet and peaceful. Cons: Not a thing. Tips: Be nice!!


Khaing Khaing

November 27, 2022- Visiting family


Pros: Very comfortable. Cons: Perfect. Tips: Traveling with our bus feels like traveling with our real bus.



October 3, 2022- Solo travel


Pros: Thanks again for your wonderful loyalty. You’re the best! Cons: Great job. Tips: No one.

New York to Pittsburgh Route Map

New York Pittsburgh

How much is a bus ticket from New York to Pittsburgh?

Bus tickets for a trip from New York to Pittsburgh cost $63.31 on average. While it’s a bit pricey for a bus ticket, it’s still significantly more cost-effective than flying. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date


If you're planning to travel by bus from New York to Pittsburgh in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $55 to $89. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on June 4, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Pittsburgh this week, bus tickets are available starting at $55.

Monthly average prices

Taking the bus from New York to Pittsburgh is usually cheapest in May, when the average ticket price is only $58. If you're planning to take the bus from New York to Pittsburgh during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $99. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 21 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $53.65 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from New York to Pittsburgh?

There are 3 bus lines from New York to Pittsburgh available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 12 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US911h 44m$84.59
Greyhound129h 57m$73.87
Megabus27h 53m$48.57
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 9 trips per day from New York to Pittsburgh, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 12 bus trips from New York to Pittsburgh every day, with the average journey taking around 9 hours and 57 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Pittsburgh usually start from $25.

  • Book Megabus from New York to Pittsburgh from $24. There are 2 trips per day offered by Megabus from New York to Pittsburgh and you can expect on average to pay for a Megabus ticket to Pittsburgh. In New York, Megabus departs to Pittsburgh from New York W 34th St & 12th Ave . In Pittsburgh, Megabus arrives at 128 10th St .

    An average trip on Megabus from New York to Pittsburgh takes 7 hours and 53 minutes , while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Pittsburgh in 7 hours and 40 minutes .

    On weekends, Megabus offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Pittsburgh.

Frequently Asked Questions

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.
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.
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.

The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 29 minutes to cover the 315 miles from New York to Pittsburgh. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 40 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from New York to Pittsburgh at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Pittsburgh, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 24 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Pittsburgh every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 8 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 $66.00.

City Information

New York


New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.


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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Main departure station: Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

Buses to Pittsburgh leave from 6 stations in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

  • 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

  • Chinatown - 28 Allen St (eastside b/w Hester and Canal St)

  • New York W 34th St & 12th Ave

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

Where does the bus arrive in Pittsburgh?

Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr  - PGHIMS-0

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Main arrival station: Pittsburgh Intermodal/Grant St Trans Ctr

The Grant Street Transportation Center on 11th St is the primary transportation hub of the city. It sits right across the street from the Amtrak Station, and its downtown location makes it convenient to access all of Pittsburgh. The station offers intercity bus services from popular lines such as Greyhound, Fullington Trailways, and Jefferson Lines, with destinations including New York, Philadelphia, and Washington. Ample parking is available at the station, and surrounding amenities include multiple hotels and takeout venues.

All bus stations in Pittsburgh:

  • Pittsburgh Intermodal/Grant St Trans Ctr

  • 128 10th St

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