Traveling to Pittsburgh
Flying to Pittsburgh is a simple affair. Travel experts agree that Pittsburgh boasts one of the best international airports in the United States; large and modern, it features daily flights to locations all over the world.
The carrier with the most flights to and from Pittsburgh International Airport is US Airways. Reservations through US Airways and other carriers can be made through online travel sites, and detailed information may be obtained from the Allegheny County Airport Authority.
Public transportation from the airport to Oakland, including the 28X Airport Shuttle, is operated by the Port Authority of Allegheny County.
Private companies also provide service between Oakland, Downtown Pittsburgh, and the airport, including Express Shuttle. Taxi companies serving the airport include Yellow Cab (412-321-8100) and Checker Cab (412-664-5600).
Some hotels have airport shuttle service as well. Contact your hotel directly to inquire about airport travel arrangements.
By Bus or Train
Regular intercity bus service to Pittsburgh is provided by Greyhound and Trailways. Rail service is provided by Amtrak’s Capitol Limited and Pennsylvanian, which connect Pittsburgh with cities to the east and west, including Chicago, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City. Consult your travel agent for detailed information.
Pittsburgh’s Amtrak station is located in Downtown Pittsburgh. The main bus station is located along Second Avenue near the Armstrong Tunnels. The University of Pittsburgh’s campus in Oakland is accessible from downtown by taxi or by Port Authority bus.
The addresses below are the most accurate for your GPS system. You may also click the links below each address to be directed to Google Maps.
John M. and Gertrude E. Petersen Events Center (Undergraduate Ceremony)
3719 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261