Transportation - VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
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Many modes of transportation are available to enable our patients and their families to travel to VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System.

Heinz Shuttle – free shuttle service between Heinz and University Drive locations.

Shuttle Plus – free shuttle service between University Drive and Fisher House, Research Office Building (ROB) and Federal Building.

DAV Vans – complete van schedule from all of our spoke hospitals.

Learn more about available transportation to VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System in our transportation guidebook.

Beneficiary Travel

Eligible Veterans may receive round-trip transportation services from their home to the medical center, mileage reimbursement, or special mode transport in association with obtaining VA health care services. Learn how you may qualify.

Other Forms of Local Public Transportation *

Mass Transit – Port Authority of Allegheny County and ACCESS Transportation.

p.r.n. Para Transit Service – (412) 824-2181 or 1-800-860-8222

Yellow Cab – (412) 321-8100/8112

Veterans Taxi – (412) 481-VETS (8387)

Transcare Ambulance – (412) 373-0200

Traveling to Pittsburgh *

Pittsburgh International Airport

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Local Accommodations

Many local accommodations are available Veterans and visitors. In general, visitors to VA Pittsburgh are not permitted to stay overnight in the medical center. Veterans and their families may be eligible for the following:

  • Hoptel and Lodging Program – Our Hoptel program provides temporary overnight lodging to eligible Veterans for outpatient medical procedures.
  • Fisher House – The 10-bedroom Pittsburgh Fisher at our University Drive campus provides a place for visiting families to stay, free of charge, while their loved ones receive inpatient medical care at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System.

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