Driving To Anthrocon
If you're traveling to the Westin, this is the address to put into your cellphone or GPS:
The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh
1000 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 281-3700
There are plenty of parking options besides those at the hotels! Please visit our Parking Cheat Sheet for more information.
Sharing a Ride
Looking to share a ride with other attendees? Check out our Anthrocon Ride Share group on Facebook to get started!
Flying to Anthrocon
Pittsburgh is served principally by Pittsburgh International Airport, airport code PIT. It is the highly recommended airport for travel to Anthrocon due to its variety of airlines, its proximity, and the availability of public transportation. Arnold Palmer Regional Airport (LBE) may be a consideration for those traveling from Florida, but requires a car rental and over an hour of driving to reach Pittsburgh.
Once you arrive in Pittsburgh, there are many ways to get to your hotel:
- The 28X "Airport Flyer"
- The three 'Downtown Pittsburgh" stops are the closest to our partner hotels. Make sure to looks at the maps at the link to find the best one!
- Save $4.00 off one way or $8.00 off round trip with Discount Code 438WK
- Uber or Lyft
- zTrip - Pittsburgh's local ride-sharing service.
Travel by Bus
Greyhound operates a bus terminal across the street from The Westin.
Taking the Train
10% off all Amtrak fares to Anthrocon! Just use Fare Code X93H-999 when booking your travel for dates between June 30th, 2018 and July 12th, 2018 and you will receive a 10% savings off the lowest available rail fare.
Anthrocon members who live in the Northeast Corridor and the upper Midwest may wish to consider taking a train to Anthrocon. It is more convenient than driving, and usually costs less than air fare. Amtrak offers rail service to the Pittsburgh Rail Station (PGH), which is right across the street from the Westin Hotel, at 1100 Liberty Ave.
The station is serviced by Amtrak's Capitol Limited, running Chicago-Cleveland-Pittsburgh-Washington DC and points between, and Pennsylvanian, running Pittsburgh-Philadelphia-New York and points between. More information on the station can be found here.