For those traveling from outside the U.S. please be advised that the LESLLA symposium ends on August 30, which is the start of Labor Day weekend in the United States. Labor Day, Monday, September 2, is a public federal holiday meaning government offices and some businesses are closed. It is a long weekend for many, and Monday is a day off. It may impact your travel plans. Be sure to book flights, lodging, and rental cars early.

Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)
Distance from Venue: 19 miles
Visit PIT airport website:

The Westin Convention Center Hotel does not provide shuttle service from the airport.

Ride Sharing
The pick up location for Uber, Lyft and zTrip is located outside Baggage Claim Door #4.

Shared Ride Services Shuttle
SuperShuttle Pittsburgh
(800) 258-3826

Checker Cab
(412) 664-5600
Cranberry Taxi Inc dba Veterans Taxi
(412) 481-8387
Yellow Cab Co. of Pittsburgh
(412) 321-8100
(412) 777-7777

Public Transportation
Port Authority of Allegheny County offers service to Pittsburgh International Airport via the West Busway (28X Airport Flyer). The route runs to and from Pittsburgh International Airport and Downtown Pittsburgh approximately every 30 minutes and picks up outside of Door 6, Baggage Claim. Cash fare is $2.75 (exact fare needed).

Car Rental
Rental car pick-up and return areas are located on the lower-level of the airport parking garage. Serviced by most major companies including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Payless

Driving Directions
The Westin Convention Center Hotel
1000 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222