Getting Around

Detailed driving directions from several US cities and Toronto are below. Don’t forget you can contact us or request a visitors guide if you want more information. Our packages are also a good source of ideas.


By Car

  • From Buffalo, NY (90 Minutes):
    I-90 West to Erie, Pa. Exits or U.S. Rt. 5 West to Erie.
  • From Cleveland, OH (90 Minutes):
    Follow I-90 East to I-79 North to Erie.
  • From New York City, NY (7 Hours):
    I-87 North to Tappan Zee Bridge exit onto U.S. Rt. 6 or I-86 Follow I-86 through southern New York state to I-90 in Pa. Follow I-90 several miles to Erie exits. Or as an alternative, take the Holland Tunnel to I-80 to I-79 North to Erie.
  • From Harrisburg, PA (4.5 Hours):
    Follow I-476 North to I-80 West to I-79 North to Erie. Or take I-76 to Harrisburg, follow U.S. Rt. 322 to I-80 West then to I-79 North to Erie.
  • From Pittsburgh, PA (2 Hours):
    Take I-279 to I-79 North To Erie.
  • From Toronto (3.5 Hours):
    Take the Queen Elizabeth Way to Peace Bridge to Buffalo, NY, then follow I-90 West or U.S. Rt. 5 West to Erie.
  • From Washington, D.C. (5.5 Hours):
    Take I-270 North to I-70 West. Then get on I-76 West to I-79 North to Erie


Need help getting around?  View our Interactive Maps!

Downtown Erie Map

Erie County


By Plane

Erie is served by four airlines, including US Air, Northwest, Delta and United. Visit Erie International Airport: Tom Ridge Field for more information or go directly to the airline page here.


Transportation Services

AAA East Central 
6660 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509


Amtrak Train Station


Anderson Coach & Travel One Anderson Plaza 
Greenville, PA 16125


C B & C Innovative Tours 
225 West Grandview Blvd
Erie, PA 16508


Destination Erie
236 Locust Street
Erie, PA 16508


Erie International Airport/Tom Ridge Field 
4411 West 12th Street
Erie, PA 16505


Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority (The “e”) 
127 East 14th Street
Erie, PA 16503


Erie Transportation Company/Erie Yellow Cab
129 East 26th Street
Erie, PA 16504

Flagship Trolley
1805A Pittsburgh Avenue
Erie, PA 16502814


Greyhound Bus Lines


Hansen’s Errand Service
P.O. Box 8503
Erie, PA 16505


South Shore Limousine
129 East 26th Street
Erie, PA 16504