Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Lehigh Valley International Airport is an international airport located only 15 minutes by car from the Muhlenberg campus. The airport is served by Allegiant Air Continental, Delta, Northwest, United, and U.S. Airways, as well as their express extensions. Bieber and Trans-Bridge bus lines have regular service to New York City. Susquehanna Trailways has regular service to Philadelphia.
Driving Instructions to Campus
From I-78 (and Route 309, which merges with I-78 near Allentown): Take the Cedar Crest Boulevard exit (also marked as Route 29). Follow Cedar Crest Boulevard north (towards Allentown - approximately two miles) to the sixth traffic light. Do not count any of the lights as you come off the ramp or in the I-78 intersection.) Turn right onto Chew Street and bear right at the fork. Follow Chew Street one mile to the campus.
From New York and Northern New Jersey: Take the New Jersey Turnpike or Route 287 to I-78. Follow I-78 west into Pennsylvania and follow directions from I-78 to the campus (above).
From Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey: Entering Pennsylvania, take either the Walt Whitman or Ben Franklin bridge to the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76). Follow the Schuylkill Expressway east to the Northeast Extension of the Pennylvania Turnpike (Route 476 -- north). Take the Northeast Extension, formerly Route 9, also known as the Blue Route) north to the Lehigh Valley exit (Exit 56). Take Route 22 east and follow directions from Route 22 to the campus.
From Scranton and North: Take the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike south to the Lehigh Valley exit (Exit 56). Take Route 22 east and follow directions from Route 22 to the campus.
(From Route 22 to campus: Take the Cedar Crest Blvd. to exit and go south (left) off the exit ramp. At the third traffic light, turn left onto Chew Street and bear right at the fork. Follow Chew Street one mile to campus.)
From Harrisburg: Take Route 81 North to Route 78 East; this is shortly joined by Route 22. When I-78 and Route 22 diverge near Allentown, take Route 22 East and follow direction from Route 22 (above) to campus.
From Cleveland or Chicago: Take I-80 to its intersection with the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike south of Scranton. Take the Northeast Extension south to the Lehigh Valley exit 56. Take Route 22 east and follow directions from Route 22 to campus.
From Baltimore or Washington: Take I-95 to Philadelphia or I-83 to Harrisburg and follow directions from there.
Just five minutes from campus is the Comfort Suites of Allentown (3712 Hamilton Boulevard, I-78/Route 309, Exit 16, 610-437-9100). It offers a 10% discount when you identify yourself as a guest of the College, and it's based on availability. Holiday Inn Express (3620 Hamilton Boulevard, I-78/Route 309, Exit 16, 610-437-9255); Howard Johnson Inn and Suites (3220 Hamilton Boulevard, I-78/Route 309, Exit 16, 610-439-4000). The Wingate Inn 4325 Hamilton Boulevard, Allentown PA 18103, 610-366-1600. All four are located in Allentown. Within 15 minutes driving distance to campus: Courtyard by Marriott, 2160 Motel Drive, Fairfield Inn by Marriott, 2140 Motel Drive Bethlehem PA 18018 and the Hilton Garden Inn 1787-B Airport Road, Bethlehem PA 18018.