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Journey Information

There are 10 intercity buses per day from Pittsburgh to New York. Traveling by bus from Pittsburgh to New York usually takes around 10 hours and 30 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance315 mi (507 km)
Shortest duration7h 10m
Cheapest price$20.00
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Pittsburgh to New York

(Based on 18 ratings and reviews)

4.6

4.0

Wenyuan

May 8, 2022- Visiting friends

Greyhound

If you check equipment on the bus after every trip, I didn't need to look for outlet near other seats.

If you check equipment on the bus after every trip, I didn't need to look for outlet near other seats.

5.0

Chhali

December 26, 2021- Visiting family

OurBus

Free water

Free water

5.0

Nina

November 27, 2021- Solo travel

OurBus

Pros: Everything was fine. Tips: I recommend this company.

Pros: Everything was fine. Tips: I recommend this company.

5.0

Lamin

November 23, 2021- Visiting family

OurBus

Pros: I like the smooth drive to nuc. Cons: Good.

Pros: I like the smooth drive to nuc. Cons: Good.

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.

Pittsburgh to New York Route Map

Pittsburgh New York

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

$61.32 is the average price of a bus ticket from Pittsburgh to New York. While it’s on the pricier side for a bus ticket, taking the bus is still a cheaper alternative to flying. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Pittsburgh to New York is expected to range from $61 to $85. If you are looking to travel to New York within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $65. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $61 and can be found on June 9, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in May. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $70 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Pittsburgh to New York in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $80 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 28 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $15.07 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Pittsburgh to New York?

There are 3 bus lines from Pittsburgh to New York available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 9 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
Fullington Trailways111h 36m$68.85
Greyhound910h 41m$74.17
OurBus18h 11m$47.00
  • Fullington Trailways

    Fullington Trailways

    Originally founded in 1908, Fullington Trailways is one of the oldest transportation companies in the United States. Today, it's one of the leading intercity bus carriers within the Trailways network and provides cheap, reliable bus service to several metropolitan destinations, including New York City and Philadelphia. All coaches are equipped with clean restrooms, and Fullington Trailways earned a 2022 Wanderu Passengers' Choice Award for their helpful crew.

  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    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 9 bus trips from Pittsburgh to New York every day, with the average journey taking around 10 hours and 41 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from $56.

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  • OurBus

    OurBus

    OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets starting from $20, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Pittsburgh to New York if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

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 during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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.

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

The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 315 miles from Pittsburgh to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 10 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.

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

Buses departing from Pittsburgh to New York tend to have the most passengers on Sunday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Sunday. If you are trying to snag a cheap bus tickets or just want an emptier bus you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Wednesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Pittsburgh?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. 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 10 scheduled buses that travel from Pittsburgh to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 5 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 $66.00.

City Information

Pittsburgh

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.

New York

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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.

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Pittsburgh?

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Main departure station: Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation 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 Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr

  • Pittsburgh International Airport

  • 128 10th St under convention Center

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

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Main arrival station: Port Authority Bus Station

Port Authority Bus Terminal is the largest bus station in New York City. First opened in 1950, it is the main Manhattan bus stop for various regional and nationwide bus carriers that provide intercity transportation to and from NYC such as Greyhound, NY Trailways, Peter Pan Bus Lines, and Ourbus, among many others. Port Authority’s central location just steps away from Times Square provides easy connections to various other forms of transportation, including 13 lines of the NYC Subway, 11 lines of the NYC Bus, over 60 lines of the NJ Transit Bus, and shuttle services to each of the three airports in New York’s metropolitan area. At the terminal, you will find a variety of fast food restaurants and convenience stores, as well as a USPS branch and a bowling alley.

All bus stations in New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

  • 11th Ave (btw. 35th & 36th St.)

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