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Traveling to Pitt-Johnstown




Pitt-Johnstown is located on 655 picturesque acres in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania.  Only eight miles from Downtown Johnstown, the campus is located near a number of shopping options, hotels, restaurants, banks, sports, movie theaters, historical attractions and services.  These services include clinics, doctors' and dentists' offices, and other health related services.

Driving Directions

From Eastern, Southern or Western Points: Take PA Turnpike (Route 76) to Somerset Exit (Old Exit #10). From Somerset, take Route 219 North to the Geistown/Elton Exit, PA Route 756. Make a right off the exit, then another right onto Theatre Drive. Follow signs to campus.

Alternate route from Eastern or Southern Points: PA Turnpike (Route 76) to Bedford Exit (Old Exit #11). At exit, turn left on Business Route 220, then left again onto Route 220 (I-99) North towards Altoona. Exit onto Route 56 West. Follow Route 56 for approximately 30 miles until you reach a traffic light near the community of Windber. Continue on Route 56 for about 3 miles until you come to a traffic light at Theatre Drive. Make a right onto Theatre Drive. Follow signs to campus.

From Directly Northern Points: Take Route 219 South to the Geistown/Elton Exit, PA Route 756 (Note: do not take the Johnstown Expressway exit). At the traffic light (bottom of exit ramp) turn left onto Route 756. At the second traffic light turn right onto Theatre Drive. Follow signs to campus.


Approximate Mileage to Pitt-Johnstown From...

Allentown 211 miles  Pittsburgh 77 miles
Altoona36 miles Scranton229 miles
Breezewood48 miles State College78 miles
Greensburg55 miles Titusville141 miles
Harrisburg 133 miles Baltimore, MD 176 miles
Indiana39 miles Buffalo, NY 229 miles
Lancaster 167 miles  Cleveland, OH 209 miles
Philadelphia 237 miles  Morgantown, WV 119 miles

Arriving by Bus 

The Johnstown area is served by Greyhound Bus Lines. The terminal is located in downtown Johnstown, approximately 8 miles from the Pitt-Johnstown campus. Taxi service is available from the station.

For more information, call Greyhound at 800-231-2222.

Train and Airline

The AMTRAK station is location eight miles from the Pitt-Johnstown Campus in downtown Johnstown.  Information is available by calling AMTRAK at 800-872-7245.

The John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport is located five miles from campus.  For more information call 814-536-0002 or 814-536-5103 or log on to

Conveniently Located Accomodations

Comfort Inn & Suites
455 Theatre Drive
Johnstown PA 15904
(814) 266-3678 

Sleep Inn
453 Theatre Drive
Johnstown PA 15904
(814) 262-9292

Super 8 Motel
627 Solomon Run Road
Johnstown PA 15904
(814) 535-5600

 Hampton Inn
129 Commerce Ct.
Johnstown PA 15904
(814) 262-7700

 Holiday Inn Express
1440 Scalp Avenue
Johnstown PA 15904
(814) 266-8789

Holiday Inn Downtown
250 Market Street
Johnstown, PA 15901
(814) 535-7777

Be sure to mention that you are visiting Pitt-Johnstown when you phone in your reservation, as many of the local hotels offer a discount for Pitt-Johnstown visitors!
Last Reviewed: November 18, 2009