Pittsburgh is conveniently located within 500 miles of nearly half the U.S. population and less than a 90-minute flight from nearly half of North America's population.
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 Pittsburgh Regional Transit allows visitors to search for public transportation routes using interactive Google Maps technology. Pittsburgh Regional Transit 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.
Pittsburgh is located in Southwestern Pennsylvania, where the the Ohio, Allegheny, and Monongahela Rivers meet. Pittsburgh is about 45 miles east from the Ohio border and about 300 miles west of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Pittsburgh is within 500 miles of nearly half the U.S. population and less than a 90-minute flight from nearly half of North America's population. It's under 6 hours by car or train to 10 states, Washington, 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|