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Elevation from Pittsburgh to Washington, DC

Elevation (ft)05001,0001,5002,0002,5003,000
Grade %-8-6-4-202468
Max elevation: 2676 ft / 816 m
Min elevation: 15 ft / 5 m
Elevation change: 2661 ft / 811 m
Max grade: 6.2%
Min grade: -7.5%
Steepness score: 19 + 754 + 8884 + 8 = 9664
Distance: 241.81 mi / 389.15 km
Travel Time: 4 hours 6 mins

  Difficulty% Grade
Very Difficult>20%
It looks like one possible route that might be flatter would be to go through Hershey, but make sure you double check everything if you're planning a road trip. Elevation data comes from different sources and may not reflect true driving conditions, so talk to other RVers if you're concerned about steep grades.

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Note that this route shows high grade, which may be due to a bridge or unusual land feature. Land elevation may be different than road elevation, so always check any spikes in elevation or grade. If you're planning to drive in the winter and you want to avoid snow, check the road conditions from Pittsburgh to Washington, DC. You can also view a 3-D map of Pittsburgh elevation or Washington, DC elevation.

These are some of the possible highways along this route. Use the GPS in your car to verify all driving directions. If you're looking for campgrounds along the way, search for RV parks between Pittsburgh and Washington, DC.

I-37614 mi / 23 km
I-76105 mi / 169 km
I-7078 mi / 126 km
I-27031 mi / 50 km
Clara Barton Pkwy5 mi / 8 km