Carnegie Mellon University



Pittsburgh International Airport is serviced by 14 airlines and offers nonstop service to more than 50 U.S. cities. You can then rent a car or use one of the available bus or car service options to get to campus or your hotel. The airport is an approximate 45 minute drive to campus.

Tip: Pittsburgh has many tunnels and bridges, and construction that may slow travel to and from the airport. If you are visiting campus in the morning, you are encouraged to fly to Pittsburgh the day prior to your visit.


Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT) maintains bus routes throughout the city and surrounding areas. Visit the PRT website for fares, schedules and route information.

Tip: If you are coming from the airport, the 28X Flyer has a stop at the CMU campus.


Uber, Lyft and taxi services are popular and easy to use in Pittsburgh. There are a variety options to accommodate your party size and specific transportation needs.

Tip: The most centrally located campus pick-up/drop-off spaces are in front of the Cohon University Center or Hamburg Hall, both on Forbes Avenue.

Visitor Parking

photo of east campus garage

Carnegie Mellon University is an urban campus and parking is very limited. If a garage or lot is full, please refer to the additional visitor parking options below. View our current parking rates. On-street metered parking is also available along Frew Street, Tech Street, Margaret Morrison and Schenley Drive. Meter rates and times vary. Read our parking and transportation
frequently asked questions for more information.

East Campus Garage
(1-min. walk to campus center)
GPS Address:
5040 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Gates Garage
(5-min. walk to campus center)
GPS Address:
594-598 Boundary St., Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Continue right on access road past the CIC Garage.

Robert Mehrabian Collaborative Innovation Center (CIC) Garage
(5-min. walk to campus center)
GPS Address:
594-598 Boundary St., Pittsburgh, PA 15213
At the main garage entrance, take the ramp to the left.

Morewood Lot
(5-min. walk to campus center)
GPS Address:
1048 Morewood Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Entrance is between Morewood Gardens and Stever House. Limited spots available via PayByPhone app. Free parking in evenings and all day on weekends.
Dithridge Street Garage
(10-min. walk to campus center)
GPS Address:
252 S Dithridge St., Pittsburgh, PA 15213