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Your Pittsburgh Vacation

Pittsburgh may be in the heart of coal country, but this city has so much more to offer the discerning visitor than black gold. Take in a professional sporting event, tour unique museums, or enjoy a musical performance when you visit Pittsburgh. Look for flights to Pittsburgh on, where you can book your air and hotel reservations at the same time, as well as find discount prices on tickets for area attractions.

Pittsburgh International Airport

When you fly into Pittsburgh you will arrive at the Pittsburgh International Airport. The airport is located along I-376, approximately nineteen miles northeast of the downtown area. More than eight million travelers fly through Pittsburgh International Airport every year.

Leaving the Airport

The Port Authority�s bus system serves Pittsburgh International Airport with bus service every thirty minutes. Route 28X bus service runs from the airport to downtown Pittsburgh and other locations for a fare of $3.75. If you would rather take a cab, three taxi service operators serve the airport: Checker Cab, Veterans Taxi, and Yellow Cab Company; contact these companies to ask about their rates. Many local hotels offer airport shuttle service, so ask if your hotel has this available if you plan to stay nearby. Alternatively, you can reserve a rental car to drive during your stay; it takes roughly thirty minutes to drive into downtown from the airport.

Weather in Pittsburgh

Winters in Pittsburgh are long, cold and snowy, with average lows from December through March staying below freezing and snowfall averaging more than seven inches per month during this time. If you visit Pittsburgh in the winter, bring warm clothing including a winter coat, gloves, and hats, and be prepared for weather delays. Summers are the opposite in Pittsburgh, having average highs reaching more than 80 degrees Fahrenheit during July and August. For the best weather, try visiting the area during the spring or autumn if you plan to spend much of your vacation outdoors.

Pittsburgh Highlights

Pittsburgh is the center for Pennsylvania�s professional sports teams. The Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers, and Pittsburgh Penguins all play in the city, making it a great vacation spot for sports enthusiasts. The city also has musical attractions, including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the Pittsburgh Opera. If you prefer things a little on the unusual side, visit the Andy Warhol Museum or travel to the mines that hide 160 feet below the surface. Because of the harsh weather, winter is usually an inexpensive time to travel to the Pittsburgh area if you are willing to brave the snow and cold. If not, aim to make your travel arrangements for spring or fall to take advantage of off-season pricing.

Travel to Pittsburgh

Whether you are a professional sports fan, a history buff, or someone who wants to enjoy some beautiful music, Pittsburgh has something to offer you. When you are ready to plan your Pittsburgh vacation, make your travel arrangements ahead of time. Booking your vacation in advance allows you to take advantage of low prices when you reserve flights to Pittsburgh through

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Pittsburgh?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor offers everything from up-to-the-minute information on travel advice reports to the latest quarantine rules. Make sure you check it out before securing your flight to Pittsburgh.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
You’ll find the answers to your questions on our convenient Customer Service Portal. While many airlines make allowances for changes due to COVID-19, it’s best to double-check the terms and conditions of your preferred carrier before you book.
Which airlines fly to Pittsburgh?
Book with one of the airlines that operate at Pittsburgh Intl. Airport (PIT) and this terrific city will be yours to discover. Whenever you’re hoping to take off, you’re certain to find a flight that fits your schedule. Take a look at these top international carriers that’ll whisk you away to Pittsburgh:

  • Air Canada - 52 flights to Pittsburgh per month
  • British Airways - 5 flights to Pittsburgh per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Pittsburgh?
Pittsburgh Intl. Airport (PIT) is the city’s only airport, so the only thing you’ll need to decide on will be the aisle seat or the window seat. Downtown Pittsburgh is roughly 14 miles away and where many visitors choose to stay.
How much is a flight to Pittsburgh?
Loads of excellent deals were there for the taking this week, with return flights to Pittsburgh fluctuating from to . But it was passengers beginning their trip from () who scored the best bargains. One-way tickets to Pittsburgh fell to a low .
How to book the cheapest flight to Pittsburgh?
With some of the most exciting flight deals around, a bargain is always waiting for you with Orbitz. The following suggestions will help you pick up cheap flights to Pittsburgh — and leave you with more cash to play with:

  • Consider departing from or arriving at other airports to save on your flight. Enter your preferred departure and arrival airports in the form fields, then choose the ‘Nearby airports’ function below. It will show you any available options.
  • If your plans aren’t cast in stone, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option to scan the flight deals for a range of departure dates. You may find a cheaper fare.
  • To optimize your results, click on ‘Show options.’ You can search based on seating class, airlines, and nonstop and refundable flights. You can also select your preferred flight times under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left.
  • Once you know your travel dates, don’t delay booking. Fares usually climb as the departure date gets closer.
  • Save loads on your adventure by bundling your hotel, flights and car rentals into one convenient package deal. Your wallet will thank you.
  • Flying during the busy season means steep airfares. If possible, plan your vacation outside of popular periods, such as Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Easter.

How long is a flight to Pittsburgh?
The destination you’re jetting out of and whether you have a stopover will determine the time you spend in the air. However, these three busy routes to Pittsburgh will give you a clearer picture:

  • Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) to Pittsburgh Intl. Airport (PIT) - 1 hour and 28 minutes
  • New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) to Pittsburgh Intl. Airport (PIT) - 1 hour and 38 minutes
  • Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) to Pittsburgh Intl. Airport (PIT) - 1 hour and 49 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Pittsburgh?
Pick up a bargain and book your tickets to Pittsburgh in January. If you’ve missed this month, fear not. February and August often have affordable airfares too. Make sure you don’t snooze on a sale though — cheap flights come and go in the tap of a button!
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Pittsburgh?
If you’re after cheap fares to Pittsburgh, the best days of the week to make a booking are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. With Orbitz (and a bit of good timing!), an unbeatable flight deal will be all yours.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Pittsburgh?
Everyone enjoys a bargain, so we recommend going early in the week for cheap flights to Pittsburgh. Orbitz data from 2020 suggests you can get the best deals on flights that take off on Mondays. Tuesdays are the next most affordable day, while Saturdays are the dearest. Many passengers prefer to travel when the working week is over, so leave those Saturdays for binge-watching your favorite TV shows.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Pittsburgh?
Consider flying during August if you’re on a tight budget. Orbitz data has found that it’s generally the best month for cheap flights to Pittsburgh. June is when prices are at their most expensive.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
If you’re concerned your travel plans could change, Orbitz can help you find a flexible ticket. All you have to do is select “Filter by flexible change policies” when searching for your perfect flight. We’ll show you carriers that offer free cancellation and no change fees — along with awesome low prices.
What do I need for the flight to Pittsburgh?
The secret to a comfortable and successful flight is to prepare well. Here are a few tips to help you get ready for departure:

  • Before you take your seat on the plane, you’ll need to present some form of government-issued ID, like a passport. You’ll also need your boarding pass. If you’re traveling with the kids, check with your airline about which documents they may need.
  • Make time fly by even quicker on your short hop by packing the right gear. Think tasty snacks, a water bottle and entertainment. If you want your journey to Pittsburgh to go nice and quietly, toss some noise-canceling headphones in your bag too.
  • Even if you’re traveling when it’s 90 degrees outside, carry a sweater on board with you. Cabins can get chilly!

How many direct flights are there to Pittsburgh?
Right now, there are 316 direct flights each month to Pittsburgh. When it comes to airlines that will fly you there, you’ve got plenty of choice. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are some of the most popular. Southwest Airlines, Southern Airways Express and Spirit Airlines are some other reliable carriers that offer nonstop services.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Pittsburgh?
Experienced travelers know how to find first or business-class flights to Pittsburgh that don’t cost a packet. Follow their example with these handy hints:

  • Be more flexible with your travel dates and hold out for early bird or last-minute sales on business or first-class airfares.
  • Look for a low-cost airline that has seats in business class. They often come with extra space and a glass of bubbly — but without the premium price.
  • Make a bid for an upgrade. Some airlines hold online auctions that let you offer a price for a seat up the front. You may also be able to upgrade with points earned through a loyalty scheme.

How to get into Pittsburgh from the airport?
Coast into central Pittsburgh with a Pittsburgh Intl. Airport (PIT) car rental. Payless and Dollar are two major providers at Pittsburgh Intl. Airport (PIT). Throw your suitcase in the trunk, drive 14 miles to the east and you’ll hit the downtown area in no time at all. Lots of travelers also use taxis or public transportation to head into town from the airport. From there, you can still rent a ride to head out of the city and explore with one of our Pittsburgh car rentals.
What is the best time to go to Pittsburgh?
Pittsburgh is a popular place in . If you’re arranging a visit during these months, it would be wise to book ahead of time to ensure you land the best deals. Curious to know what the summertime’s like in Pittsburgh? Average daily temperatures typically sit between 60undefined and 85undefined. Like many destinations in the Northern Hemisphere, the summer season kicks off June 20 here.
Travel tips for Pittsburgh

  • The downtown area is packed with excellent attractions. Hot spots like University of Pittsburgh and PNC Park will keep your feet on the move and the sightseer in you happy.
  • We also recommend exploring the sights a quick drive from Pittsburgh’s center. Visit Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium and Kennywood and see a different side of this wonderful destination.
  • When you’re ready to explore other parts of Pennsylvania, book a car rental and drive in the direction of Erie. Conneaut Lake is another worthwhile city with countless things to see and do.

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