The cheapest times to fly from SCE to PIT are

  • August 6th to September 2nd (except the week of August 13th)
  • October 1st to November 18th (except the weeks of October 15th and November 5th)
  • December 3rd to April 22nd (except the weeks of December 17th, February 12th, and February 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SCE to PIT is mid January. Prices can be as high as $622 for Monday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $253 for Wednesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Pittsburgh

Flying from State College, PA (SCE) to Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) will usually cost between $263 to $449 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $268. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $404. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $136 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $303 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCE to PIT flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SCE to PIT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

SCE to PIT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCE to PIT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from State College. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.49, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $110 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $276. Return trip prices are from the PIT to SCE flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SCE to PIT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 13 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from SCE to PIT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) in Columbus, OH

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from PIT
  • Usually 28.05% less expensive than PIT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SCE to CMH flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SCE to PIT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pittsburgh International Airport to University Park Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 127 miles or 204 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SCE to PIT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCE to PIT flight is about 1 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between State College, PA and Pittsburgh, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from SCE to PIT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCE
Origination airport name University Park Airport
City State College, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.9
Longitude -77.8

Return Airport

Destination code PIT
Destination airport name Pittsburgh International Airport
City Pittsburgh, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -80.2


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