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Journey Information

Pittsburgh to New York bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$65.00
Shortest Duration7h 10m
Trips per day5
Bus lines1

Pittsburgh to New York Route Map

Pittsburgh New York

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best way to get from Pittsburgh to New York City?

The best way to get from Pittsburgh to NYC is probably by bus. The average bus ticket, at about $38, is more than three times cheaper than the average train ticket, which is closer to $120. Trains also take significantly longer because the route is more roundabout — the fastest train takes more than 9 hours, whereas the fastest bus takes around 7 hours.

Direct flights are by far the fastest option, taking around 1 hour and 35 minutes, but tickets start at $130 and go up from there.

What is the fastest bus from Pittsburgh to New York City?

The fastest bus from Pittsburgh to NYC is serviced by OurBus. The average OurBus will get you from Pittsburgh to NYC in about 7 hours and 30 minutes. Without traffic, the travel time can be as short as 6 hours and 50 minutes. OurBus tickets for this route average about $33.

Is there a direct bus from Pittsburgh to New York?

Daily, there are 29 buses that go from Pittsburgh to New York. Of those, 12 of them are direct routes, which typically means the travel time is shorter. The first bus to New York departs at 1:00 a.m. each day, while the last bus departs at 11:00 p.m.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Pittsburgh to New York right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $65.00 was the low point for bus fares from Pittsburgh to New York. Buses from New York to Pittsburgh are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $65.00 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 22 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $16.57 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 9 hours and 38 minutes to cover the 315 miles (507 kilometers) from Pittsburgh, PA to New York, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 10 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in New York. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Pittsburgh?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Pittsburgh to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Pittsburgh to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 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 Pittsburgh to New York; ticket prices start at $65.00.

What bus companies travel from Pittsburgh to New York?

There is one bus company that operates from Pittsburgh to New York. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound59h 39m$70.65

Where does the bus leave from in Pittsburgh?

Most buses depart from the main station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:

  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in New York, New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

Price trends for buses from Pittsburgh to New York

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Pittsburgh, PA to New York, NY

(Based on 14 ratings and reviews)

4.5

5.0

Aaron

December 9, 2019 - Vacation

Megabus

Pros: Everything. Had a great tjme. Cons: Where we stopped at for 45 minutes with gas station and subway was pretty nasty. Could have done with out it. Tips: Sit back and relax. Pros: Everything. Had a great tjme. Cons: Where we stopped at for 45 minutes with gas station and subway was pretty nasty. Could have done with out it. Tips: Sit back and relax.

4.0

Eduan

December 1, 2019 - Visiting family

OurBus

Can you consider improvement to make a short stop when the passengers can buy something to eat.Can you consider improvement to make a short stop when the passengers can buy something to eat.

5.0

Dario

November 28, 2019 - Visiting family

Megabus

Pros: The trip was quick and timely. Cons: The pit stop location did not have many food choices. My seatmate was overweight and smelly not the fault of the company but wider seats would be good. Tips: Bring food if your picky. Pros: The trip was quick and timely. Cons: The pit stop location did not have many food choices. My seatmate was overweight and smelly not the fault of the company but wider seats would be good. Tips: Bring food if your picky.

4.0

Stefanie

November 2, 2019 - Vacation

Greyhound

Pros: The bus driver was very friendly. Cons: The should be check, because my seat was broken. Pros: The bus driver was very friendly. Cons: The should be check, because my seat was broken.

4.0

Raymond

October 20, 2019 - Visiting friends

Greyhound

Pros: Nice staff. Departed on time. Arrived early. Uneventful travel. Cons: I travelled mainly at night and the overhead lights were not on so I could not read. Tips: None. Pros: Nice staff. Departed on time. Arrived early. Uneventful travel. Cons: I travelled mainly at night and the overhead lights were not on so I could not read. Tips: None.

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