Travel

Erie's Bayfront Convention Center has easy access to the Erie International Airport and interstates 90 and 79. Erie is a short drive from Pittsburgh, Buffalo and Cleveland and only a half-day’s drive from Detroit, Harrisburg, Pa., and Rochester, N.Y.

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By Car

  • From Erie International Airport/Tom Ridge Field: Follow PA-5 E/W 12th St. east for 3.5 miles to Greengarden Blvd and turn right onto Bayfront Pkwy then left onto Sassafras St. Ext. (Approx. 15 minutes from the airport)
  • From Toronto Airport: Take 427 South to 401 West, follow sings for 403 West towards Hamilton/Niagara, then take QEW towards Niagara/Buffalo/Fort Erie to Peace Bridge, then follow signs for 190 South to I-90 West to Erie. (Approx. 3½ hours from Toronto Airport.)
  • From Pittsburgh (south): Take I-279 North to I-79 North to Bayfront Pkway then left on Sassafras St. Ext. (Approx. 2 hours from downtown Pittsburgh.)
  • From Cleveland (west): Take I-90 East into Pennsylvania to Exit 22B to merge onto I-79 North towards Erie to Bayfront Pkway then left on Sassafras St. Ext. (Approx. 2 hours from downtown Cleveland.)
  • From Buffalo and Rochester (east): Take I-90 West into Pennsylvania to Exit 32 (Wesleyville) and follow Route 430 West for 1 mile to PA-290 W/Bayfront Connector and turn left to stay on E Bayfront Pkwy to Sassafras St. Ext. (Approx. 1½ hours from downtown Buffalo.) 

By Air

UnitedDelta, and American Airways serve Erie International Airport/Tom Ridge Field. Direct flights from Chicago, Detroit, and Philadelphia are available. Rental cars and taxi service are available.

By Bus

Greyhound connections are available to and from Erie. Call Greyhound at 800-231-2222 or 814-453-2171. The bus station is approximately fifteen minutes from campus. Taxi service is available.

Public Transportation