Pittsburgh International Airport is located 20 miles west of downtown Pittsburgh and consists of a Landside and an Airside Terminal connected by an underground people mover.
The 28X Airport Flyer runs to Carnegie Mellon University via Downtown Pittsburgh. Buses run approximately every 30 minutes and take 40-45 minutes to get downtown (Liberty Ave at Woods St). The bus costs USD 3.75 one-way. Exact change is required and transfers cost USD 1.
Landside Terminal, landside, baggage claim level, outside of door 6
A taxi to downtown Pittsburgh is metered and will cost approximately USD 40-45 including airport surcharge and tip. For distances over 20 minutes, the meter calculates at double rate. The journey takes around 30 minutes.
Landside Terminal, landside, baggage claim level, in between carousels F and J
Uber and Lyft
Both services have recently been allowed pick ups from arrivals at Pittsburgh airport. Go to the commercial curb #4 for pick up.
Free water bottle filling stations are available at six fountains in the terminal. Take an empty bottle in your carry on and refill at these stations once you have passed security.
Airside Terminal, airside, at the entrance of each concourse
Landside Terminal, lanside, before the screening checkpoint
Airside Terminal, airside, directly after the screening checkpoint
Bar Symon is the brainchild of famous American chef Michael Symon. The place offers a good selection of beers and a menu full with comfort food like burgers and sandwiches, often with a Greek twist. Also every table offers power outlets in case you need to recharge your gear.
Airside Terminal, airside, main level, center of terminal in Airmall
Hours: 05:00-20:30 daily
AA Admiral’s Club
This 1100 square-foot lounge offers work stations, couches, easy chairs, magazines, light snacks and beverages.
Airside Terminal, airside, mezzanine level, take escalator up from the AIRMALL
Hours: 05:00-20:30 Mon-Fri, 05:30-18:00 Sat, 05:30-20:30 Sun
Travelling with children is easy in Concourse C. There is a Kidsport play area for young children, an exhibit commemorating Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood (a long-running children’s television program) and a brand new nursing lounge for mothers to breastfeed, pump, or change diapers.
Airside Terminal, airside, main level, gate C51-53
PIT has installed 11 charging stations with chairs, tables, power outlets and cords for a variety of devices. They have been installed in three airside concourses and the landside baggage claim area. Another 12 outlets with USB connections have been installed throughout the terminal.
Rental counters are located on the baggage claim level of the landside terminal. From there it is a short walk to pick up a rental car on the lower level of the airport’s parking garage.
Landside Terminal, landside, baggage claim level, centre of the floor
There are no showers available at PIT airport.
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