Hours of Operation of
The Duquesne Incline
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Incline car overlooking Pittsburgh's Golden Triangle

The Duquesne Incline is open to the public every day of the year, including all holidays !

This includes transport on both cable cars; viewing the historic hoisting equipment in operation from the new viewing platform; viewing the small, free-of-charge museum in the Upper Station Waiting Room; viewing the beautiful Pittsburgh Downtown Golden Triangle and environs from the free-of-charge Observation Deck; as well as the free-of-charge parking lot off of West Carson Street, across the street from the Lower Station.

Hours of Operation:

Monday through Saturday: 5:30 a.m. through 12:45 a.m.

[05:30 through 00:45 Eastern Time]



Sundays and Major Holidays*: 7:00 a.m. through 12:45 a.m.

[07:00 through 00:45 Eastern Time]



LAST CAR DEPARTS BOTH UPPER AND LOWER STATIONS AT 12:45 a.m.!

[00:45 Eastern Time]



All times are Prevailing Time of the Eastern Time Zone; Daylight Saving Time is observed from the first Sunday in April, 2:00 a.m. (EST), through the last Sunday in October, 2:00 a.m. (EDST).


*Major Holidays:

New Year's Day (January 1)
Memorial Day (Decoration Day:Last Monday in May)
American Independence Day (July 4)
Labor Day (First Monday in September)
Thanksgiving Day (Fourth Thursday in November)
Christmas Day (December 25)


The precise Eastern Time, from the U.S. Naval Observatory Master Clock: U.S. Naval Observatory Master Clock

*** Click on the Refresh button, of your browser, to obtain precise time.
*** "0" hour is the hour from 12:00 Midnight to 12:59 in the ante-meridian (i.e. morning, the "a.m.").
*** "12" hour is the hour from 12:00 Noon to 12:59 in the post-meridian (i.e. afternoon, the "p.m.").
*** When the hour displayed is "13" through "23", subtract the number 12 from the hour displayed to obtain the correct hour in the post-meridian (i.e. afternoon or evening, the "p.m.").
*** Time displayed:
- Standard Time (ST) from last Sunday in October, 2:00 a.m. Daylight Saving Time, until first Sunday in April, 2:00 a.m. Standard Time.
- Daylight Saving Time (DST) from first Sunday in April, 2:00 a.m. Standard Time, until last Sunday in October, 2:00 a.m. Daylight Saving Time.




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