Your Guide to Commuting in Pittsburgh
Many buyers make a move to an area based on its proximity to their job. If your commute is a major factor in your home search, you might want to consider one of Pittsburgh's amazing communities. Our area has some of the best public transportation in the country, so it's always easy to get wherever you need to go.
Feel free to browse our transportation guides by area, or let us know if you'd like more information!
Transportation Quick Links
Transportation in South Hills
Includes Bethel Park, Canonsburg, Castle Shannon, Pittsburgh, and other communities
Thanks to its ideal location south of Pittsburgh, South Hills offers multiple ways to get in and out of the city. US-19 and I-79 provide direct routes into Downtown Pittsburgh, while residents near Green Tree and Carnegie can use I-376 for an even quicker trip.
Transportation in Mon Valley
Includes Finleyville, Jefferson Hills, and Pittsburgh
Mon Valley spans from Elizabeth to Brownsville (North/South) and Smithton to Bentleyville (East/West). This means that most residents travel to Pittsburgh via Route 51, I-70, I-76, and US-30.
Transportation in North Hills
Includes Pittsburgh, Franklin Park, and Wexford
As its name suggests, the North Hills encompasses Pittsburgh's northernmost suburbs. That means residents primarily travel south on US-19, I-79, and I-279 to access Pittsburgh. I-279 also has HOV lanes to further streamline your daily commute.
Transportation in Washington-Greene
Includes Canton, Hickory, North Strabane, Scenery Hill, and Pittsburgh
Washington-Greene lies just southeast of Pittsburgh. Its residents primarily use I-79 and I-376 to get into Downtown Pittsburgh, though US-19 also offers a direct route.
Transportation in Central Westmoreland
Includes Pittsburgh, Jeannette, Greensburg, and Mt. Pleasant
Located in Westmoreland County just southeast of Pittsburgh, Central Westmoreland offers a few direct routes into the city. Most residents take US-30 and I-376, which lead directly into Uptown Pittsburgh and the Strip District.
Relocating to Pittsburgh?
If you're searching for a home with a short commute into Pittsburgh, we'd love to help you explore all your options! Here at Century 21 Frontier, we're Pittsburgh locals—and that means we have insider insight on what it's really like to live in this spectacular area. Check out some of our resources below to learn more about life in Steel City, or give us a call for additional advice.