Travel Information


Carnegie Mellon University
Jared L. Cohon University Center
5032 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213



CMU is located in the Oakland area of the city, 22 miles from The Pittsburgh International Airport

Ground Transportation:

You can book affordable shuttle service (SuperShuttle, roughly $27 one way) directly from the airport to your destination, but be sure to confirm your reservation in advance. You can also read tips on taking a cab around the city and to and from the airport, including a list of cab companies that are most common and dependable in the area. The average taxi fare from the airport to campus is about $45. Visit Pittsburgh's convention and bureau website for detailed information or for additional options.


The Pittsburgh Amtrak station is located at 1100 Liberty Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh. Take the Northeast rail directly to Pittsburgh station (PGH). Book your travel on Amtrak's website.


Hotels near campus (with shuttles available to overnight guests)

Hilton Garden Inn, 3454 Forbes Avenue

Wyndham University Center, 100 Lytton Avenue

Residence Inn by Marriott, 3341 Forbes Avenue