The Pittsburgh International Airport is 22 miles (approximately 45 minutes driving time) from the Carnegie Mellon campus. For more information, please visit FlyPittsburgh or call 412-472-3525. If you need help scheduling your flights, Carlson Wagonlit, the official campus travel agent, offers the lowest fares available to you. For more information or for reservations, call 1-800-466-7801 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.
Once you arrive at the Pittsburgh International Airport there are several transportation options to bring you to campus or to your hotel:
- Public Bus Transportation with Port Authority Transit. The 28X Airport Flyer bus stops in the heart of the Carnegie Mellon campus and typically takes 45 minutes en route to the airport. The trip is free for Carnegie Mellon students and costs $2.25 for other passengers. For more information about schedules and rates, please visit the official PAT website or call 412-442-2000.
- Express Shuttle Service. Another viable option is the Airport Express Airlines Transportation Company (1-800-991-9890), which provides a shuttle service between the airport and several hotels/inns in the downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland areas.
- Taxi service. The average taxi fare from the airport to campus is about $35. We recommend that you arrange for a pick up prior to arriving in Pittsburgh. To arrange for a taxi, call Yellow Cab 412-321-8100 or Checker Cab 412-381-5600.
- Hotel Shuttle Service. Because many hotels offer a complimentary shuttle from the airport to the hotel and then on to Carnegie Mellon, please inquire about this option when making your lodging reservations. Please refer to the ground transportation section of the Pittsburgh International Airport website for further contact information.
The Greyhound Lines bus terminal is located less than eight miles from campus in downtown Pittsburgh. For a detailed transportation schedule, call Greyhound at 1-800-231-2222. The Pittsburgh station is located at 990 2nd Ave. and can be reached at 412-392-6514.
The Amtrak Train Station-Pittsburgh is located at 1100 Liberty Avenue, less than five miles from campus. For information on rates and schedules, call Amtrak at 1-800-872-7245.