Getting Around Pittsburgh
Most major airlines and some budget carriers fly to Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). The Airport has 2 main buildings - the Landside and Airside Terminal. The Airside Terminal consists of 4 concourses.
Once arriving in Pittsburgh take the People Mover tram to the Landside Terminal (one and only stop). From the terminal head to the lower level for baggage and ground transportation.
The cost about $40, exit through the "commercial" doors and head toward the taxi stand area cabs will be waiting.
The price varies, cars are authorized to pick-up and drop-off at the terminal. From Door 4, find the purple commercial pickup - ride sharing signs.
One-way fare between PIT and Downtown is about $27. Reservations can be made by phone or online. When you arrive proceed to the SuperShuttle customer service counter by the rental car area near Door 4.
Port Authority Transit 28X Airport Flyer
The fare between the airport and Downtown is $2.75, exact change is required. When using a Connect Card the fare is $2.50. The card can be purchased and loaded at the machine located near Door 6.
The driver cannot help with your luggage. Once the bus arrives Downtown, get off on the 2nd stop (Liberty Ave at Wood St). Head up 6th Street toward Smithfield St. for 1 block. Continue on 6th St for 1 more block to Wm. Penn Place. The hotel will be on the right.
Port Authority (Bus, Trolley and Incline Service)
The Hotel is across the street from the Steel Plaza, Light Rail Station (the T). The T is free to use only within the downtown area and to the North Shore, once the T crosses the Mon River you are required to pay the fare. Buses provide service to all neighborhoods in the city. All bus/trolley/incline rides are $2.75 cash or $2.50 with a Connect Card, readily available for purchase. The Port Authority Service Center is located across the street from the Hotel below Mellon Sq. Park, 534 Smithfield Street. If you are planning to visit Oakland, (the Museum and University District) any of the 61 or 71 buses will take you there. For additional information try the Port Authority Trip Planner.
All of the major rental car companies provide service at PIT, car pickup is on the lower level.
Valet parking is available at the hotel $36/day. Self-parking is offered across the street in the Mellon Square Garage.
Day Rates $19 Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Evening/Weekend Rates $6. There are no in/out privileges for this lot.
Amtrak provides service to Pittsburgh; the station is located at 1100 Liberty Avenue. The distance to the hotel is 4 blocks
Greyhound provides service to Pittsburgh, as does Megabus for limited cities both stations are within a 4-5 block walk to the hotel