The distance between Pittsburgh to Altoona is 84.37 miles or 135.74 km. A train trip from Pittsburgh to Altoona typically takes 3 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Altoona faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Pennsylvanian. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 27 minutes to get from Pittsburgh to Altoona.
A train getaway to Altoona clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Altoona before you have to hop on the train back to Pittsburgh. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Altoona. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.
On Thursday trains from Pittsburgh to Altoona 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Altoona. On the route to Altoona 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Pittsburgh to Altoona, usually offering 2 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Altoona 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 Pittsburgh to Altoona, which start at $17.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Pittsburgh to Altoona start from $25.00, and on average cost $25.00. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Altoona. Amtrak in Pittsburgh leaves from 1100 Liberty Ave, And in Altoona trains arrive at 1231 11th Ave,
From Pittsburgh to Altoona train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 3 minutes. If you are looking to get to Altoona faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 27 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $25.00 for a one-way train ticket to Altoona.
Amtrak Pennsylvanian train tickets from Pittsburgh to Altoona start from $23.00, and on average cost $26.82. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Pennsylvanian schedules to Altoona. Amtrak Pennsylvanian in Pittsburgh leaves from 1100 Liberty Ave, And in Altoona trains arrive at 1231 11th Ave,
From Pittsburgh to Altoona train travel on Amtrak Pennsylvanian takes 2 hours and 27 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Altoona on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Pennsylvanian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $28.48 for a one-way weekend reservation from Pittsburgh.