Distance from Pittsburgh (US) to Philadelphia (US)

Name Pittsburgh Philadelphia
IATA PIT PHL
Country United States United States
Country ISO codes US / USA US / USA
Continent North America North America
Continent code NA NA
DD coordinates 40.440625 / -79.995886 39.952335 / -75.163789
Time zone America/New_York America/New_York
Airports 2 3
Miles from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia: 257
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There are many ways to find how far is Pittsburgh from Philadelphia, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 40.440625 / -79.995886 and 39.952335 / -75.163789.

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When planning a trip on your own, you want to know how many hours it would take to get to your destination and find the shortest way between your current location and the target point. Our service is designed to deliver fast and accurate information on how far Pittsburgh (US) from Philadelphia (US) is for you to make a sound decision as to the best transportation mode and other details of your journey.

The distance from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia amounts to 414 km / 257 mil. It is calculated as an air miles distance since this is the fastest and most direct path between two points. However, it is not exactly a straight line because the trigonometric formula used in the calculations takes into account the curvature of the Earth’s surface. We have factored in the actual sites occupied by the cities and figured the distance by taking coordinates from 40.440625 / -79.995886 and coordinates to 39.952335 / -75.163789.

The flight time of 0 hours, 29 minutes is calculated based on the average speed of modern commercial aircraft. However, you are not limited to traveling from Pittsburgh (US) to Philadelphia (US) by plane and can estimate your drive time and backward distance if you opt for traveling by car. Also, note the time zones of the cities, which are America/New_York / America/New_York.

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Pittsburgh (US)
Arrives in Philadelphia (US)
Distance between 414 km / 257 mil
Avg car duration 4 hours, 35 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 6 hours, 53 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 4 hours, 8 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 0 hours, 27 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia is 414 kilometers = 257 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from Pittsburgh (40.440625 / -79.995886) to Philadelphia (39.952335 / -75.163789) is 257 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to Philadelphia takes approximately 0 hours, 27 minutes.
It will take you about 6 hours, 53 minutes to drive from Pittsburgh, US to Philadelphia, US, plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Philadelphia.