The Johnstown Metropolitan Statistical Area is strategically located within 500 miles of over 50% of the U.S. population (6 out of 10 major U.S. markets) and 60% of Canada’s population. Johnstown is easily accessible by air, bus, train, or vehicle. U.S. Route 219, a modern scenic expressway connects the city to major interstates: US. 22, Routes 422 and I-80 to the north; and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Route 56 and U.S. Route 30 to the south. The city is located 70 miles east of Pittsburgh in The Alleghenies region.
Served by Amtrak’s Pennsylvanian, the train operates once daily in each direction. Opened in 1916, the grand Beaux-Arts station is today home to the Johnstown Area Heritage Association and serves as a hub for city visitors.
Numerous routes throughout downtown Johnstown, Richland Township, Windber, Ebensburg and northern Cambria County. All urban buses are equipped with bicycle racks. Use the Inclined Plane (currently closed for renovations) and CamTran service routes to access the James Mayer Riverswalk Trail, the Inclined Plane Nature Walk Trail, and the Path of the Flood Trail.
Two eastern and two western route arrivals and departures in downtown Johnstown. This is a stop only and tickets are not sold. Getting from the station to area downtown hotels is accessible by taxi or by walking. Several hotels offer free shuttle service from the terminal to their properties.
A full service airport located 5 miles east of Johnstown, & approximately 70 miles east of Pittsburgh in west-central Pennsylvania. The airport has a 7,000-foot runway located on a 590-acre site west of US 219 in Richland Township. Daily United Airline flights from Johnstown connecting travelers to locations like Las Vegas and Miami!