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Columbus to Pittsburgh bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$15.00
Shortest Duration3h 25m
Trips per day5
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May 28, 2019Visiting family
It was fast and we stopped at gas station
Don't allow kids to ride

How much does a bus ticket from Columbus to Pittsburgh cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Columbus to Pittsburgh were $20.32.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Columbus to Pittsburgh is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 18 days out, tickets are on average $21.47 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Columbus to Pittsburgh?

The distance between Columbus and Pittsburgh is approximately 161.98 miles, or 260.61 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 25 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's the best day to take the bus from Columbus to Pittsburgh?

If you want to avoid a crowded bus, Sunday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for buses from Columbus to Pittsburgh.

In contrast, the busiest bus day of the week is usually Tuesday. If you are planning to book travel for Tuesday, make sure to book your bus tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual.

Which bus should you take from Columbus to Pittsburgh?

Typically there are 5 scheduled buses per day. One bus company currently travels from Columbus to Pittsburgh.

The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Columbus to Pittsburgh, with an average of 5 trips per day and 106 monthly trips.

Of the 5 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Pittsburgh.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Columbus to Pittsburgh starts at $81.00.

1 carriers offer Columbus to Pittsburgh bus trips


Book Greyhound from Columbus to Pittsburgh from $15.00. There are 5 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Columbus to Pittsburgh and you can expect on average to pay $31.46 for a Greyhound ticket to Pittsburgh. In Columbus, Greyhound departs to Pittsburgh from Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St, In Pittsburgh, Greyhound arrives at Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Columbus to Pittsburgh takes 4 hours and 2 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Pittsburgh in 3 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $36.59 for a weekend trip to Pittsburgh.

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Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Columbus. Most bus trips to Pittsburgh will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St
Bus trips arrive in Pittsburgh at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Pittsburgh for trips arriving from Columbus:
  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr
  • Pittsburgh International Airport