Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Pittsburgh (PIT)
Reasons to fly with Qantas
Visiting from Sydney to Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh travel information
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is situated between the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers and the upland ridge of Mt Washington, this city has a distinctive geography and is defined by its mountains and rivers. It is a city of stone and steel, with old public libraries and brick row houses beside wide bridges and towering skyscrapers. Be sure to visit in October for the pumpkin picking festival. For outdoor activities, bike, walk or rollerblade along the riverfront trails or head to the Pittsburgh Zoo or catch a game of football at Heinze Field. Foodies will love the many restaurants and bars that line Pittsburgh’s neighbourhood streets. There is plenty for visitors to experience in Pittsburgh.
When to visit
Best time to visit Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is exciting in every season, no matter the weather. As a city with all four seasons, the 'Burgh has something special in store for those visiting in winter, spring, summer or fall. If you like to ski and ice skate, a great time to visit is during January and February, with temperatures dropping to -14°C. To enjoy the outdoors, flowers and walks along the river, spring is the best time to visit from March to May. Love water sports and outdoor attractions? Then visit in the summer (June to August) with temperatures around 30°C. Festivals, crisp air and football run during the fall and the holiday season in Pittsburgh is in full swing.
What is the main airport called?
Pittsburgh International Airport.Opens external site in a new window (PIT). Pittsburgh is located in Southwestern Pennsylvania, where the Ohio, Allegheny, and Monongahela Rivers meet. Pittsburgh Airport is located 30 km west of downtown Pittsburgh, in the suburbs of Findlay Township and Moon Township, in Pennsylvania, U.S.
Arriving in Phoenix
The helpful staff at Pittsburgh Airport will greet you when you land and assist you with your needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you on your way.
Getting into Pittsburgh from Pittsburgh International Airport
Getting to Pittsburgh from Pittsburgh International Airport is simple with various transport options available. Car rentals are available with rental counters on the Baggage Claim level of the Landside Terminal, it is just a short walk to the garage to pick up your vehicle. Ride share options include Uber and Lyft. Hail a ride with your smartphone app and meet your driver outside Baggage Claim Door #4 at the Commercial Arrivals Curb. Public transport options include West Busway (28X Airport Flyer). The route runs to and from PIT, Downtown Pittsburgh, Robinson Towne Centre, and Oakland on a regular schedule. The airport has list of approved limousine, taxi, shuttle and charter bus services to help deliver you to your destination. The journey to downtown takes approximately 45 minutes.
Getting around Pittsburgh
Getting around downtown Pittsburgh is easy to walk. Uber and Lyft are popular options for an affordable ride in minutes. Both rideshares are available throughout the city. You can also hail black-and-white taxis, dubbed "Pittsburgh City Cab," for trips to select city neighbourhoods. If you have a car, there is plenty of parking throughout the City of Pittsburgh. If you are interested in exploring Pittsburgh by bike, Bike Pittsburgh has a variety of resources to make your trek enjoyable to take in the spectacular views along the three rivers.
Fly from Sydney
Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Sydney, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip.
What is the main airport called?
Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD).Opens external site in a new window Is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Sydney are allocated checked baggage. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure.
Passengers travelling from Sydney can check in online up to 24 hours in advance or check in at the terminal by visiting a kiosk or desk.
The benefits of flying Qantas
Fly from with Qantas and enjoy a comfortable journey from take-off to touch down.
Get your trip to off to the right start with a check-in option that best suits your needs. Visit a kiosk or desk at the airport to check in on arrival or use our online and mobile check-in services to check-in for your flight up to 24 hours before departure.
Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Use the baggage calculator to find out what is included with your fare.
Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?
If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.
If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.
If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.