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Transportation

There are many ways to get around Pittsburgh... car, bus, taxi, bike, pedicab, boat or your own two feet! We have the tips and information you need to get around town.

Pittsburgh is featured on Google Transit. This partnership with the Port Authority of Allegheny County allows visitors to search for public transportation routes using interactive Google Maps technology.

Port Authority of Allegheny County is the public transit agency for the Greater Pittsburgh area, providing bus, light rail, incline and paratransit service to thousands of riders daily.

Flying? You're going to love Pittsburgh International Airport. PIT, in airport parlance, is a growing world-class facility that serves more than 8 million passengers annually and offers flights to more than 50 nonstop destinations on multiple carriers. 

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Distances + Travel Times

Pittsburgh is within 500 miles of more than half the U.S. population and less than a 90-minute flight from 50% of North America's population. It's under 6 hours by car or train to 9 states, D.C. and Canada:


City Distance Flight Time Drive Time
Erie 126 miles 40 minutes 2.5 hours
Cleveland 129 miles 40 minutes 2.5 hours
Baltimore 218 miles 1 hour 4.5 hours
Washington, DC 221 miles 1 hour 5 hours
Cincinnati 295 miles 1 hour 6 hours
Philadelphia 295 miles 1 hour 6 hours
Toronto 324 miles 1.25 hours 6 hours
New York 368 miles 1.25 hours 7 hours
Chicago 452 miles 80 minutes 8 hours
Boston 593 miles 1.5 hours 10 hours
St. Paul 849 miles 2.25 hours 15 hours
Omaha 891 miles 2.5 hours 16 hours
Miami 1168 miles 3 hours 21 hours
Dallas 1228 miles 3 hours 23 hours
Seattle 2006 miles 5 hours 44 hours
Phoenix 2118 miles 4.5 hours 40 hours
Los Angeles 2445 miles 5 hours 48 hours
San Francisco 2587 miles 5.5 hours 50 hours

 

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