Chatham University

International Affairs

Getting to Pittsburgh

The closest airport is Pittsburgh International Airport. There are direct flights to Pittsburgh from New York, Washington, DC, Chicago, Atlanta and other cities. When booking your flight please allow additional time to go through customs and immigration.

We recommend getting to Pittsburgh by air.

Pittsburgh is also accessible by bus (Greyhound and Megabus) and by train (Amtrak).

Arrival Pick-up

Chatham provides free shuttle service for new international students living on campus from the airport, train station and bus station.

  • Please sign up for airport pick pre-arrival form
  • Pick-up service is available all day on August 21st and until 8pm on August 22nd for students who will live on campus. We recommend arriving on August 21st if your flight will get in late to Pittsburgh. Orientation begins on the morning of August 23rd.

Other ways to get to campus or your off campus apartment.

  1. You can take the taxi. Pick up from the curb at the airport.
  2. The airport flyer is easy to use (public bus # 28X). Please check Port Authority for current schedule. You may drop off at Carnegie Mellon University or University of Pittsburgh in Oakland. (You can then get the Chatham shuttle or the 71B or 71D) bus to campus. Please check campus shuttle schedule on myChatham) The 28X is available between 4:30 am and 11:00 pm.
  3. You may also want to look into the SuperShuttle. The shared van ride is cheaper than a taxi.

Please contact, Office of International Affairs at or +1 412 365-1388 with questions about connecting to Pittsburgh.