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New York-Pittsburgh Train Schedule

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PLN 606.10
10:52 AM
Penn Station
7:59 PM
1100 Liberty Ave
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Trip Summary

There are 5 daily trains from New York to Pittsburgh. Traveling by train from New York to Pittsburgh usually takes around 11 hours and 19 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Pennsylvanian train can make the trip in 9 hours and 7 minutes.

Distance315 mi (507 km)
Fastest train9h 7m
Lowest pricePLN 246.23
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

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

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Ben

February 8, 2020 - Business

Amtrak Pennsylvanian
Pros: Horse shoe bend was fantastic. Scenic ride and snow. Long journey but did not feel as long as I could work and enjoy scenery. Staff friendly! Cons: Finding platform in NY was a bit difficult with building works. Tips: Order uber on train at Pittsburgh station as ... Pros: Horse shoe bend was fantastic. Scenic ride and snow. Long journey but did not feel as long as I could work and enjoy scenery. Staff friendly! Cons: Finding platform in NY was a bit difficult with building works. Tips: Order uber on train at Pittsburgh station as I could not get WiFi outside.More

New York to Pittsburgh Route Map

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What is the price of a train ticket from New York to Pittsburgh?

In the last month, PLN 394.68 was the average price of a train ticket from New York, NY to Pittsburgh, PA. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around PLN 176.41 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

PLN 511PLN 341PLN 170MayMay

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from New York to Pittsburgh will vary between PLN 367 and PLN 492. Planning a train trip to Pittsburgh within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from New York over the next 7 days is PLN 386. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

PLN 474PLN 379PLN 284PLN 189PLN 95JJASONDJFMAM

If you are trying to decide when to travel from New York to Pittsburgh by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for July. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just PLN 322 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from New York to Pittsburgh in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to PLN 394 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

PLN 568PLN 455PLN 341PLN 227PLN 1143020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 27 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Pittsburgh from New York will be about PLN 176.41 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from New York to Pittsburgh?

2 train services operate from New York, New York to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak411h 55mPLN 471.35
Amtrak Pennsylvanian19h 7mPLN 301.23
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 4 Amtrak trains from New York to Pittsburgh every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from PLN 273.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New York to Pittsburgh during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

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.

Can you take a train all the way from New York to Pittsburgh?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from New York to Pittsburgh. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from New York to Pittsburgh?

The distance between New York and Pittsburgh is approximately 315 miles, or 507 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 7 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains 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 train 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from New York to Pittsburgh are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs New York at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from New York to Pittsburgh?

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from New York to Pittsburgh. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Pittsburgh to New York. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New York to Pittsburgh for PLN 246.23.

City Information

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in New York?

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Departure stations

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

Where is the train station in Pittsburgh?

Arrival stations

Pittsburgh receives travelers from New York at its two active train stations:

Other train stations in Pittsburgh:

  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr

  • 1100 Liberty Ave

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