OVERVIEW

Pittsburgh International often ranks at or near the top of U.S. airport surveys for its efficiency and for its pioneering Airmall.

DRIVING

Pittsburgh International Airport is 16 miles from downtown Pittsburgh.

PARKING

Cheapest: Extended parking costs $6.75 daily. Shuttles connect to the Landside Terminal.

Most convenient: Short-term lots, located just across from the Landside Terminal, cost $1 for the first hour and $3 for each additional hour, with a daily maximum of $18.

Long-term lots, located between the extended and short-term lots, are $1.50 an hour, up to a $9.75 daily maximum.

Valet parking: $24.99 for the first day; $19.99 each additional day. Located in the Short-term Parking Garage next to the rental car return.

For more parking info: Find maps, pricing and availability. Call (412) 472-5050.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

Public transportation: Port Authority Transit buses link the airport to downtown, Oakland and Robinson Town Centre.  Route 28X -- the Airport Flyer -- leaves the airport every 20 minutes. The fare is $2.25. Call (412) 442-2000 for more information.

Cab: A cab ride to downtown Pittsburgh costs around $35 to $40.

Shuttle: Airlines Transportation Company is the primary shuttle service between Pittsburgh and the airport. Rates are $19 one-way, $34 round-trip.