Cheap Washington DC to Pittsburgh  train tickets

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How to find cheap train tickets from Washington DC to Pittsburgh ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Washington to Pittsburgh is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Washington to Pittsburgh was $68.22. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $11.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Washington DC to Pittsburgh ? How far is Washington DC to Pittsburgh ?

The distance between Washington DC to Pittsburgh is 189.80 miles or 305.37 km. A train trip from Washington DC to Pittsburgh typically takes 9 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Pittsburgh faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Capitol Limited. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 7 hours and 43 minutes to get from Washington to Pittsburgh.

Going from Washington to Pittsburgh by train takes over 9 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Tuesday trains from Washington to Pittsburgh are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Washington DC to Pittsburgh

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Pittsburgh. On the route to Pittsburgh 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Washington to Pittsburgh, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Pittsburgh with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, which start at $14.99.

Washington to Pittsburgh is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Washington DC to Pittsburgh start from $81.00, and on average cost $90.90. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Pittsburgh. Amtrak in Washington leaves from Union Station, And in Pittsburgh trains arrive at 1100 Liberty Ave and one other train station.

From Washington DC to Pittsburgh train travel on Amtrak takes 10 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Pittsburgh faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 43 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Pittsburgh on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $102.64 for a one-way weekend reservation from Washington.

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Avg. Time
10h 36m
Avg. Price
$90.90

Amtrak Capitol Limited

Amtrak Capitol Limited train tickets from Washington DC to Pittsburgh start from $42.00, and on average cost $51.89. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Capitol Limited schedules to Pittsburgh. Amtrak Capitol Limited in Washington leaves from Union Station, And in Pittsburgh trains arrive at 1100 Liberty Ave,

From Washington DC to Pittsburgh train travel on Amtrak Capitol Limited takes 7 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Pittsburgh faster, Amtrak Capitol Limited offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 43 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Pittsburgh on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Capitol Limited scheduled trip per day, which will cost $53.40 for a one-way weekend reservation from Washington.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 44m
Avg. Price
$51.89

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Washington on their way to Pittsburgh. The busiest departure station in Washington serving this route is Union Station.
  • Union Station
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Pittsburgh. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Washington serving this route is 1100 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr.
  • 1100 Liberty Ave
  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr