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From the North and West
Take PA Turnpike (I-76) to Interchange #48 (Route 28). Follow signs to Route 28. Once on Route 28S, exit to the left onto the Highland Park Bridge. Proceed across the Highland Park Bridge. Get in the right lane on the bridge and come off on the Butler Street exit. Merge onto Highway 8. Turn left at the first light onto One Wild Place. It comes up very quickly. The road winds up the hill past the Pittsburgh Zoo (on the left) and makes a sharp hairpin turn to the right near the top. You'll see a "Stop Except for Right Turn" sign. At the next intersection, make a left onto Bunker Hill Street. At the top of the hill, make a right onto Highland Avenue. Proceed down Highland Avenue to the Seminary, located on the left, one and one half blocks past the first traffic light.
From the South
Take Interstate 279N to Pittsburgh. Go through the Fort Pitt Tunnel and over the bridge, bearing to the right out of the tunnel. Follow Interstate 376E to the Forbes Avenue (Oakland) exit. Go down Forbes Avenue to the 10th traffic light, Bellefield Ave. (Approximately 1.0 mile.) Turn left. Then turn right at the next light onto Fifth Avenue. Proceed through 10 traffic signals. (Approximately 1.6 miles.) Turn left at the 10th light onto Highland Ave. and continue through seven traffic lights (approximately 1.3 miles) to the Seminary, located on the right. Enter the grounds at the drive beside the sign.
From the East
Take Route 22W to Monroeville. Follow signs to 376 West (Parkway East) to Pittsburgh. Exit off 376W to Route 8 at the Wilkinsburg Exit, #8B. Follow Penn Ave./Route 8 toward Wilkinsburg. Travel about 4 miles. Turn right at the stop light onto Highland Ave. The East Liberty Presbyterian Church will be on your left. Follow Highland Ave. past Peabody High School (on your left) to the Seminary, located on the right.
|City||Distance||Flight Time||Drive Time|
|Baltimore||218 miles||1 hour||4.5 hours|
|Boston||593 miles||1.5 hours||10 hours|
|Chicago||452 miles||80 minutes||8 hours|
|Cincinnati||295 miles||1 hour||6 hours|
|Cleveland||129 miles||40 minutes||2.5 hours|
|Dallas||1,228 miles||3 hours||23 hours|
|Erie||126 miles||40 minutes||2.5 hours|
|Los Angeles||2,445 miles||5 hours||48 hours|
|Miami||1,168 miles||3 hours||21 hours|
|New York||368 miles||1.25 hours||7 hours|
|Omaha||891 miles||2.5 hours||16 hours|
|Philadelphia||295 miles||1 hour||6 hours|
|Phoenix||2,118 miles||4.5 hours||40 hours|
|San Francisco||2,587 miles||5.5 hours||50 hours|
|Seattle||2,006 miles||5 hours||44 hours|
|St. Paul||849 miles||2.25 hours||15 hours|
|Toronto||324 miles||1.25 hours||6 hours|
|Washington, D.C.||221 miles||1 hour||5 hours|
There are several transportation options to and from the airport with a wide price range.
For the brave spirited and economical, the PAT Bus Airport Flyer (28X) is only $2.75 one way. It runs 7 days a week every 45 minutes. Hours of operation are 5:30 a.m. to 11:50 p.m. The nearest stop to the Seminary is at Forbes and Morewood in Oakland. From there you will need to go one block up to Fifth Ave. and take a 500 Highland Park Bus. This will cost $2.25. Tell your driver you need to get off at Pittsburgh Seminary which is across the street from Peabody High School.
Here are more details about the 28X Airport Flyer:
- One-way fare to or from the airport is $2.75.
- Operators do not carry change. Exact change is required when paying your fare.
- Port Authority passes, tickets and transfers are accepted. Fares are paid upon boarding.
- You are responsible for handling your bags both on and off the vehicle. Because this is public transportation, tipping operators is not permitted.
- When traveling to the airport, stops in Oakland and Downtown as well as along West Carson Street and the West Busway are for boarding only.
- When traveling toward Pittsburgh, stops along West Carson Street and in Downtown and Oakland are discharge-only.
For those who want their trip to be totally predictable, call Super Shuttle at 800- BLUE-VAN (800-258-3826) at least one day in advance to arrange for direct service to the Seminary. Reservation can be made online as well at www.supershuttle.com. You can also visit the Super Shuttle ticket counter at the airport and arrange to get on the next shuttle based on availability. The cost one-way for one person is about $30.
For those who don't like any of those options just catch one of the many yellow cabs at the airport. You may have to pay dearly, however, depending upon traffic.
|1. Anderson Apartments||8. John Knox Room|
|2. McMillan Apartments||9. George A. Long Hall|
|3. Highlander Apartments||10. Kelso Bible Lands Museum Entrance|
|4. Samuel A. Fulton Memorial Apartments||11. Shakarian Campus Center Entrance|
|5. Hicks Memorial Chapel||12. Dining Rooms (Kadel, Basfield, Starr, and Small)|
|6. Auditorium Entrance, Lower Level||13. John McNaugher Memorial Hall and Lounge|
|7. Clifford E. Barbour Library||14. Calian Residence Hall|
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