Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)
Travel and Ground Transport
(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - PA, USA)
With passenger numbers steadily rising at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), so too is the demand for ground transport. Travelers will be pleased to find more than enough taxi cabs, and these are accompanied by a public transit service, shuttle buses and even the occasional limousine or two.
As well as connecting downtown Pittsburgh, airport transport also enables travelers to reach many additional destinations around Pennsylvania and beyond. Some of the most notable include Edgeworth, Frankfort Springs, the Kennedy Township, McKees Rocks, Oakdale, the Robinson Township and the Raccoon Creek State Park.
Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) is served by many charter bus operators, such as Anderson Coach Lines, Budget Charters, Champion Coach, Hill Top Bus Line, Lakefront Lines, Pennsylvania Coach Lines, the Pittsburgh Transportation Group Charter and Starr Transit, amongst many others.
Shuttle buses and shared vans connect the airport with central Pittsburgh, Oakland and other surrounding areas. There are several bus services operating each day at PIT, including the Port Authority Transit's 28X Airport bus service, running at 20 minute intervals throughout the day.
The minibuses seat around 20 people and are also accessible for wheelchair users. Pittsburgh city center has a dedicated busway which ensures that this service is quick and reliable. Some hotels (including Courtyard, Crowne Plaza, Doubletree, Hampton Inn, Hyatt, Marriott and Radisson) now also boast a comfortable and free door-to-door courtesy shuttle services for guests. Further information about the airport's shuttle choices can be found at the onsite Ground Transportation Center.
For many, taxi cabs are the only way to travel into the city. With an expected journey time of around 35 to 40 minutes, official PIT taxis are both convenient and safe. Recommended are Checker Cabs and the much-favoured Yellow Taxi Cab Company.
The list of limousine companies operating within the vicinity of Pittsburgh Airport is simply enormous and currently numbers in excess of 70, meaning that the choice is almost bewildering. Air Star, Allegheny, City Lights, Corporate Sedans, Elite Coach Limousine, Freedom, Jet Sedan Services, Kirk Livery, Molnar, Peaks and Valleys, Red Carpet Limousine Connection , Sears Luxury Transport, Silver Fox, Turner and Vauxco are just a handful of the names that you will likely encounter should you choose to organize a limousine.