Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Greater Pittsburgh International Airport is 22 miles from campus. For more information, call 412-472-3525. Taxi, Hotel Shuttle, Car Rental, Airport Express Airlines Transportation Company and Port Authority Transit all available for transport from the airport to the university or hotels. Amtrak trains and Greyhound buses serve Pittsburgh. Taxis are available from the stations to campus. Pittsburgh's smaller airport, the Allegheny County airport is approximately eight miles from downtown Pittsburgh. For more information on transportation, go to http://www.cmu.edu/about/visit/directions-parking.shtml
Driving Instructions to Campus
From the east: take the Pennsylvania Tpke., take Exit 57 (Pittsburgh/Monroeville); then take I-376 W. to Exit 7 (Edgewood/Swissvale). At the end of the ramp, turn right onto Braddock Ave. Turn left onto Forbes Ave. and follow it approximately 3 miles to campus, which will be on the left. From the west/north: take the Pennsylvania Tpke., take Exit 28 (Perry Hwy.); then take I-79 S. to Exit 72 (I-279 S.). Follow I-279 S. toward Pittsburgh. Follow signs and go over the Fort Duquesne Bridge. Take 376 East to Exit 2A (Forbes Ave./Oakland). Stay in the right hand lanes, following Forbes Ave. 1.3 miles through the Oakland business district to campus, campus will be on your right. From the south: take I-79 N. to I-279 N. (Pittsburgh). Follow I-279 N. toward Pittsburgh through the Fort Pitt Tunnel and onto the Fort Pitt Bridge. Once on the bridge, stay in the far right lanes and follow signs for I-376 E. (Monroeville). Take I-376 E. to exit 2A (Forbes Ave./Oakland). Stay in the right hand lanes, following Forbes Ave. 1.3 miles through the Oakland business district to campus, campus will be on your right.
1. Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center: 412-682-6200, 1-800-864-8287
2. Courtyard by Marriott Shadyside/Oakland: 412-683-3113, 1-800-321-2211
3. Hampton Inn Pittsburgh University Center: 412-329-4969
4. Hilton Garden Inn - Pittsburgh University Place: 412-683-2040
5. The Inn on Negley: 412-661-0631
6. Residence Inn by Marriott: 412-621-2200
7. The Shadyside Inn: 412-441-4444, 1-800-767-8483
8. Westin Hotel: 412-281-3700
*If you plan to stay overnight in Pittsburgh, you can make arrangements directly with the hotels listed above. For your convenience, most hotels will provide shuttle services to campus. Also, most hotels will offer discount rates to Carnegie Mellon visitors. Make sure to request the special rate when making reservations.