AGC to Altoona Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $21
Fastest Way Train — 1h 25min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 13 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 81 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
Bus
$25 · 2h 49min · 16 lb of CO2
Pittsburgh to Altoona
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Train
$31 · 1h 25min · 22 lb of CO2
PGH to ALT
+3 more options
Flight
$225 · 4h 55min · 442 lb of CO2
PIT to AOO
+1 more option

AGC airport Flights

There are 1 airports — PIT — that make sense to fly out of from AGC and 2 airports — AOO, JST — to access Altoona. The best deals are usually found by flying out of PIT.

Drive
$11 · 1h 41min · 20 lb of CO2
AGC to Altoona

Drive from AGC airport

It's 82 miles between AGC to Altoona. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 41min and 1h 46min from AGC to Altoona under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 51min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Altoona by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $11.

What is the best way to travel from AGC to Altoona?

The are 11 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from AGC to Altoona. The fastest way out of Greensburg towards Altoona is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Altoona area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $20. Amtrak operates from AGC to Altoona, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from AGC to Altoona?

On your trip from AGC to Altoona, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train. Shuttle service may be available to Altoona. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. Alternatively, there are shared shuttle services available. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff.

Is the train or the bus better from AGC to Altoona PA?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from AGC to Altoona. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Altoona is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the AGC/Altoona buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from AGC is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between AGC and Altoona during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from AGC to Altoona? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Altoona traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Altoona is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from AGC to Altoona?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from AGC to Altoona is by bus. The bus costs $21 roughly and will take 2 hours 14 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from AGC to Altoona?

Amtrak costs about $35 between AGC and Altoona. In total, the train will take roughly 1 hour 55 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at PGH Pittsburgh Amtrak, which is 7 miles from AGC. Further, once you arrive at ALT Altoona Amtrak or you will still have 1 miles to Altoona.

How long does it take from AGC to Altoona by car?

The total distance between AGC and Altoona is 82 miles and will take you about 1 hour 41 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $11.

Travel companies on this route

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Amtrak Amtrak from AGC to Altoona
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International Visitors215-856-7952
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