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Travel Information

Distances + Travel Times:

Pittsburgh is within 500 miles of more than half the U.S. population and less than a 90-minute flight from 50% of North America’s population. It's under 6 hours by car or train to 9 states, D.C. and Canada:

city distance flight time drive time
Erie 126 miles 40 minutes 2.5 hours
Cleveland 129 miles 40 minutes 2.5 hours
Baltimore 218 miles 1 hour 4.5 hours
Washington, DC 221 miles 1 hour 5 hours
Cincinnati 295 miles 1 hour 6 hours
Philadelphia 295 miles 1 hour 6 hours
Toronto 324 miles 1.25 hours 6 hours
New York 368 miles 1.25 hours 7 hours
Chicago 452 miles 80 minutes 8 hours
Boston 593 miles 1.5 hours 10 hours
St. Paul 849 miles 2.25 hours 15 hours
Omaha 891 miles 2.5 hours 16 hours
Miami 1168 miles 3 hours 21 hours
Dallas 1228 miles 3 hours 23 hours
Seattle 2006 miles 5 hours 44 hours
Phoenix 2118 miles 4.5 hours 40 hours
Los Angeles 2445 miles 5 hours 48 hours
San Francisco 2587 miles 5.5 hours 50 hours

From Pittsburgh International Airport to Conference Location - 30 minutes/17 miles
Follow signs to Pittsburgh to I-279 North (Fort/Pitt Bridge and Tunnel); Go through the tunnel. Take the Liberty Avenue exit (straight off bridge). Proceed approximately 3 blocks and turn right on Sixth Avenue. At third intersection turn right onto William Penn Place. The hotel is located on the left.

Taxi Service - Approx. $40
Shuttle Service - Approx. $19 one way per person / $34 round trip per person
Private Car Service - Approx. $45 one way plus gratuity

Public transportation is available from the airport.  Click here for more information about the 28X.

Visa Support Letters

The Association for Computing Machinery does not issue formal invitation letters for visas. We can however issue a visa support letter. For visa support letters, please send all requests to Ashley Cozzi at acozzi@acm.org with the following information.

  1. Name and mailing address as it appears on your passport
  2. The name of the conference you wish to attend
  3. Registration confirmation number
  4. If you are the author of any papers accepted for the conference, please provide the title
  5. Fax number
  6. *Visa Support letters are not issued via emai