Distance from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington, DC

Distance

237 mi

Time

4 hours 46 mins

Gas Cost

$17 - $33

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There are 189.69 miles from Pittsburgh to Washington in southeast direction and 237 miles (381.41 kilometers) by car, following the I-76 route.

Pittsburgh and Washington are 4 hours 46 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington, DC. The halfway point is Breezewood, PA.

Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC are in the same time zone (Eastern Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 8:06 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 10.96 gallons of gas to cover the route between Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Pittsburgh to Washington is $27.40.

During the route, an average car will release 214.69 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC

If you want to meet halfway between Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 39.986339 and -78.273236, or 39º 59' 10.8204" N, 78º 16' 23.6496" W. This location is 118.35 miles away from Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC and it would take approximately 2 hours 23 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Breezewood, PA, situated 127.26 miles from Pittsburgh, PA and 117.88 miles from Washington, DC. It would take 2 hours 30 mins to go from Pittsburgh to Breezewood and 2 hours 28 mins to go from Washington to Breezewood.

Major Cities Along the Route

The only major city along the route is Arlington, VA.


Best Hotels In or Near Washington, DC

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Pittsburgh, PA

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Weather in Pittsburgh and Washington

Pittsburgh

Rain on Monday and Tuesday, with temperatures peaking at 75°F on Sunday.

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3 180 degrees 6 221 degrees 2 267 degrees 3 146 degrees 4 169 degrees

Washington

Rain on Tuesday and next Wednesday, with temperatures peaking at 77°F on Monday.

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Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
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10% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
2 204 degrees 5 215 degrees 4 320 degrees 2 87 degrees 4 161 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 189.69 mi 305.28 km 164.84 nautical mi
Driving distance 237 mi 381.41 km 205.95 nautical mi

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