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Airport

Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) is located just 16 miles west of downtown Pittsburgh and is easily accessible from most of western Pennsylvania's major interstates.  Visit the official website at www.FlyPittsburgh.com.  Check out these PIT Travel Tips on parking, amenities and services.   

Shuttle Service

Convention Shuttles are available to and from all convention hotels to the Convention Center and special events. View the route information below.

Route 1: Hyatt and Marriott (Airports)

Route 2: Renaissance and Wyndham

Route 3: Doubletree City Center, Marriott City Center, Omni William Penn

Route 4: Doubletree Greentree, Sheraton Station Square, Clarion

Routes

Schedule

Frequency

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Route 1 - 4

10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
 
30 Minutes
Route 1 - 4  3:30 PM - 12:30 AM  10 Minutes
Route 1 - 4  12:30 AM - 1:30 AM  20 Minutes
     
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Route 1 - 4 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM  10 Minutes
Route 1 - 4  11:00 AM - 4:00 PM  30 Minutes
Route 1 - 4  4:00 PM - 12:00 AM  10 Minutes
Route 1 - 4  12:00 AM - 2:00 AM  20 Minutes
     
Friday, March 30, 2012

Route 1 - 4
 
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
 
10 Minutes
Route 1 - 4  11:00 AM - 1:00 PM  20 Minutes
Route 1 - 4  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM  30 Minutes
Route 1 - 4  4:00 PM - 12:00 AM  10 Minutes
Route 1 - 4  12:00 AM - 2:00 AM  20 Minutes
     
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Route 1 - 4 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM  10 Minutes
Route 1 - 4  11:00 AM - 1:00 PM  20 Minutes
Route 1 - 4  1:00 PM - 5:00 PM  30 Minutes
Route 1 - 4  5:00 PM - 2:00 AM  10 Minutes


Airport


Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) is only 25 minutes from Downtown Pittsburgh. The cheapest and most efficient airport transportation is the Port Authority's 28x Airport Flyer. This bus departs every 20 minutes from numerous downtown locations and carries over 40,000 riders every week.

Route: 28X Airport Flyer via West Busway
Port Authority Website: www.portauthority.org/PAAC/
Port Authority Phone: (412) 442-2000
Serves: Pittsburgh International Airport, Robinson Town Centre, Bell Station Carnegie, Idlewood Station, Crafton Station, Ingram Station, Sheraden Station, Duquesne Incline, Downtown Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, Oakland, University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University
Departs: approximately every 20 minutes
Rate: Please visit the Port Authority Website
ADA: All 28X vehicles are wheelchair accessible

SuperShuttle

SuperShuttle is the nation's leading shared-ride airport shuttle, providing
door-to-door ground transportation friendly drivers, comfortable vans and
reasonable rates.

To book a reservation, simply visit www.SuperShuttle.com or call 1-800-Blue Van (258-3826). 

Online bookings are eligible for Frequent Flyer Miles with select airline partners!

Instructions upon arriving at Pittsburgh Intl Airport:

Collect your luggage, then proceed to the SuperShuttle ticket counter located in the ground transportation/car rental area in the center of the baggage claim level. Check in with a customer service representative or a ticketing kiosk to receive a boarding pass before proceeding outside to the curb boarding zone, located by door #4.

If you booked a sedan, the driver will be waiting for you at the bottom of the escalator to baggage claim, holding a sign with your name on it.

The NSBE Group Discount Code for SuperShuttle is 359BX.

Click here to book.

The SuperShuttle shared ride discount is $5.00 off a round trip, and the Exclusive SuperShuttle van discount is $10.00 off a round trip to ANY location in Pittsburgh for reservations made online and in advance.

Airline Discount Codes

NSBE has agreements with the following airlines offering discounted ticket prices to the 38th Annual Convention in Pittsburgh, PA (PIT):

Air Canada
Air Canada flights can be booked online at www.aircanada.com.  When booking, enter the promotion code: 4QR64YX1 to receive a discount of up to 10%. 

AirTran Airways
AirTran Airways flights can be booked by calling their EventSavers desk toll-free at 1-866-683-8368.  When booking, mention event code: PIT032812 to receive a discount of 10%. 

American Airlines (AA)
American Airlines (AA) flights can be booked online at www.aa.com.  When booking, enter the promotion code: 3632BZ (under more flight search options) to receive a discount of 5%.  Additionally, you can call the Meeting Services Desk at 1-800-433-1790 but a ticketing fee will be assessed. 

Continental/United Airlines (Domestic & International)
Continental Airlines flights can be booked online at www.continental.com.  When searching for flights, enter the offer code:  ZM54880257 in the Offer Code box.  If booking through United Meetings at 1-800-468-7022 provide the following information: Agreement code: 880257 and the Z Code: ZM54.  A ticket service fee will be collected for all United Meeting e-Tickets purchased through reservations. The Continental/United Airlines discount varies depending on the booking class but is up to 10%.

Delta Airlines
Delta Airlines flights can be booked at www.delta.com.  When booking online, select Meeting Event Code and enter the Meeting Code: NM8SA or by calling the toll-free reservation number at 1-800-328-1111.  Please note that a direct ticketing fee for booking through the reservation number will be assessed.  When booking, mention ticket designator code: NM8SA.  The Delta Airlines discount received is up to 7%.

Airline Group Discount Information

To obtain information on group discount bookings for 10 persons or more, please contact the following airlines:

Air Canada
U.S.: 1-800-268-0024 or Canada: 1-888-567-4160
http://www.aircanada.com/en/travelinfo/before/grpexpress/index.html


AirTran Airways
1-888-419-6109


American Airlines
1-800-221-2255
http://www.aa.com/contactAA/viewEmailFormAccess.do?eventName=groupTravel


Continental Airlines
800-525-1700
http://www.continental.com/web/en-US/content/products/groups/groupworks/default.aspx


Delta Airlines
1-800-532-4777
http://www.delta.com/planning_reservations/plan_flight/group_sales/index.jsp


JetBlue
1-800-538-2583
http://www.jetblue.com/flying-on-jetblue/groups/


Southwest Airlines
1-800-433-5368
http://www.southwest.com/programs_services/groups/groups.html


United Airlines
1-800-426-1122 (for travel in the United States) or 1-800-237-9524 (for international travel)
http://www.united.com/page/article/0,6722,3552,00.html?navSource=Dropdown07&linkTitle=groups


US Airways
1-877-USGROUP
http://www.usairways.com/en-US/contact/group_travel.html
 

Bus

Megabus.com offers multiple daily departures from its arrival and departure location under the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, just north of the intersection of 10th St and Penn Avenue. Customers are encouraged to book early to secure $1 fares. Fares always start as low as $1 and get higher as the traveling date gets closer.

Please visit www.megabus.com for more information.

Rental Car Discount Codes

Avis Car Rental
Avis Car Rental reservations can be booked online at www.avis.com.  As a member of NSBE (AWD code T810500) you are entitled to:

  • 5% discount at neighborhood locations
  • 10% discount at airport locations

Enterprise & National Car Rental
Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental reservations can be booked using the following reservation booking link: http://www.enterprise.com/car_rental/deeplinkmap.do?bid=028&refId=NATLBLKE. As a member of NSBE you are entitled to:

  • 5% discount nationwide with Enterprise
  • 10% discount nationwide with National
  • No additional driver fees
  • No under 25 years of age fees

Hertz Car Rental
If booking online at www.hertz.com, Hertz offers NSBE members special year-round discounts on daily, weekly, weekend and monthly rentals for business or pleasure travel domestically or abroad.  Corporate code:  1023161.
 

 

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