Pittsburgh to Johnstown bus

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Pittsburgh - Johnstown Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Pittsburgh to Johnstown. Traveling by bus from Pittsburgh to Johnstown usually takes around 2 hours and 15 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance57 mi (92 km)
Shortest duration2h 15m
Cheapest price$20.99
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Pittsburgh to Johnstown?

Bus tickets for a trip from Pittsburgh to Johnstown cost $22.06 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. 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 Pittsburgh to Johnstown in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $21 to $26. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 15, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Johnstown this week, bus tickets are available starting at $21.

Monthly avg. prices

Taking the bus from Pittsburgh to Johnstown is usually cheapest in July, when the average ticket price is only $21. If you're planning to take the bus from Pittsburgh to Johnstown during December, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $24. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches


The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 15 days in advance to save $1.62 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Pittsburgh to Johnstown?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Pittsburgh to Johnstown that you can compare and book on Wanderu. However, each company only runs one bus per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway12h 15m$35.00
Greyhound12h 15m$22.38
  • Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a system of intercity passenger buses operated by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas that are not served by the carrier’s railroads. On the bus, passengers can enjoy comfortable reclining seats with leg rests and access to onboard restroom facilities. Amtrak Thruway bus tickets from Pittsburgh to Johnstown start at $35. On average, there are 1 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

  • 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 1 bus trips from Pittsburgh to Johnstown every day, with the average journey taking around 2 hours and 15 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Johnstown usually start from $21.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 57 miles from Pittsburgh to Johnstown. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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 Pittsburgh to Johnstown 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, 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.

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00am. To see the times for all buses from Pittsburgh to Johnstown, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Pittsburgh to Johnstown. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Pittsburgh to Johnstown; ticket prices start at $19.00.

City Information


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.


Johnstown, PA, US - JST-0

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Located in the Alleghenies, Johnstown boasts a long and rich history, which is why the city is well-known for its museums and sites. One of the popular historical attractions in the town is the Johnstown Flood Museum, which remembers and covers the flood of 1889. But not all of its history is grim, as Johnstown is known for the Johnstown Arena Heritage Association displays changing art exhibits and the Greenhouse Park for enjoying sports and outdoor activities. Go for a stroll in Stackhouse Park, go river tubing at Coal Tubin', and view beautiful architectural sites and art galleries across town.

One of Johnstown's mainstays is the local music festivals, which you can enjoy at the People's Natural Gas Park. The tourist location is excellent to explore with friends, whether you're at the Escape Rooms or having wine at their local wineries and cellars. The 814 Lanes & Games is a popular choice for family-friendly entertainment, while Downtown Johnstown is better for shopping, clubbing, and adult entertainment.

Johnstown is easily accessible from tens of other cities, whether you're traveling by train or bus. Most trains are provided by Amtrak, while Amtrak Thruway offers buses. If you're driving, Route 219 connects Johnstown to the major interstates in the US.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Pittsburgh?

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

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Main departure 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

Where does the bus arrive in Johnstown?

Main arrival station: 47 Walnut St

All buses from Pittsburgh arrive at one main station in Johnstown.

All bus stations in Johnstown:

  • 47 Walnut St

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