Pittsburgh International Hostel on Warrington (closed)
in Allentown on the South Side of Pittsburgh
Directions To The Pittsburgh
International Hostel and Travel Store
From the Airport:
Take 28X Airport Flyer Express bus to any downtown Pittsburgh
"T" subway station (Wood Street Station at intersections of Liberty Ave/Wood
St/6th Ave. is easiest transfer). Follow directions from the Subway below. 28X buses generally run from 6:00 am to about midnight, 7 days (including
holidays). Cost is approximately $2.00. Transfers are issued only when
fare is paid, cost approximately $.25 extra, and were recommended. Travel
time from airport to hostel (assuming good transit connections and traffic)
is about 1 hour.
From the Greyhound bus station:
Leave the station by the main door on 10th Street. Turn left
and go 30 feet to Grant Street. Turn right on Grant Street toward the big gray
stone buildings. Go 2 blocks the "T Subway" Follow
From the Amtrak Trail station:
Leave the station by the main door on the back side of the
building from 10th Street. Turn right two times to get around the building to
Grant Street. Turn left on Grant Street toward the big gray stone
buildings. Go 2 blocks the "T Subway" Follow
From any downtown "T"
Monday Saturday: From any downtown "T" subway station
take 52 Allentown
train to the top of the hill and the intersection of Arlington and
Warrington Avenues. Hostel located at this intersection in the business
district of Allentown. Note: Currently the 52 train does NOT operate
on Sundays and holidays.
Sundays/Holidays: From any downtown "T" subway station,
take subway train to South (Also M-Sa) Hills Junction Station and EITHER:
Transfer to 51A
bus to hostel doorstep OR
On Sundays/Holidays only, the 46K
bus follows the 52 subway line (above) with service directly from along
Smithfield Street in downtown Pittsburgh to our front door.
Walk east on Warrington Avenue 10-15 minutes
From Oakland (University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie
bus towards the Southside. Stay on bus to the top of hill. Get off
at the beginning of Mt. Oliver business district (intersection of 18th
St./Arlington Ave/Brownsville Rd). Walk uphill on Arlington Ave. (right
from intersection at bus stop) about 10 minutes to the Allentown business
district and hostel. The total trip takes about 1/2 to 1 hour.
Driving: (From all directions)
Follow highway signs to downtown Pittsburgh and I-376.
Exit I-376 at Grant Street. Go two traffic lights and turn left onto the Blvd. of the
Allies (there will be a down ramp coming in from the right). Go two blocks
and turn left onto Smithfield
St. and cross the Smithfield Street Bridge. At the second traffic light after
crossing the bridge turn left onto Carson Street. Take the first right
onto Arlington (sign points up and right to "Mt. Washington").
The Pittsburgh International Hostel on Warrington was located at the top of the hill at
the intersection of Arlington and Warrington. There is a traffic light
here with five streets converging. Turn left of straight (the hostel will
be on your right) and drive
the hostel ½ block to our free parking lot.
Were at the top of a big hill! Call for best route.
"To provide inexpensive educational travel, intercultural understanding,
and an understanding of the natural environment through hostels, hostelling,
and outdoor recreation."
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This page was last updated January 21, 2006