Amtrak’s Pennsylvanian trains travel daily between New York City and Pittsburgh with stops in cities including Philadelphia and Harrisburg. Total commute time is just over nine hours, and amenities include a café, WiFi and business class seating. Although you can’t check bags on this Amtrak route, you can bring luggage on board. And because food options are limited on the train, you might want to bring a meal or snacks depending on the length of your trip.

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Schedule Highlights

  • Trains depart New York City late morning and arrive in the evening.
  • Trains depart Pittsburgh early in the morning and arrive early evening.
  • Travel time between New York City and Pittsburgh is about 9 hours.

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Popular Stops



  • Pittsburgh Golden Triangle
  • David L. Lawrence Convention Center
  • Allegheny Mountains
  • Horseshoe Curve
  • Dutch Country
  • Drexel University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Madison Square Garden
  • Empire State Building

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