Maps, Directions, and Parking for West Penn Hospital

West Penn Hospital is readily accessible by car and ample parking is available. Once on campus, you will see directional arrows in the carpeting and overhead signs to make it easier for you to get to your destination. Please refer to our campus map to get a better idea of where you are going.

West Penn Hospital
4800 Friendship Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
(412) 578-5000


For the convenience and safety of patients and visitors, West Penn Hospital maintains a spacious, well-lighted Parking Complex on the corner of Liberty and South Millvale Avenues. The Parking Complex is open 24 hours a day and is patrolled by the Hospital's Safety, Security and Parking Department.

Patients and visitors may enter the Hospital directly from the Parking Complex through an enclosed pedestrian walkway, called the Skywalk. The Skywalk links the top floor of the Parking Complex (Level 2) to the second floor of Mellon Pavilion, which connects to all areas of the Hospital. An Information Desk is staffed at the Skywalk to provide directions or information.

The Parking Complex rates for patients and visitors to West Penn Hospital are as follows:


0-2 hours - $4

2-3 hours - $5

3-4 hours - $6

4-5 hours - $7

5-7 hours - $8

7+ hours - $22

Nights (5:00 PM to 5:00 AM), 7 days/week (including holidays): $1/hour up to a $5 maximum.

Lost tickets will be charged the 24-hour rate.

To pay for parking in the parking complex

Before exiting the Parking Complex, visitors must take their parking tickets for processing to the Parking Cashier's Office or the self-pay station located on the 2nd floor of the Parking Complex at the end of the Skywalk.

Discounted parking programs

For the added service and convenience of our patients and visitors, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital provides the following discount parking programs:

  • A $3 maximum rate for a visit to a physician's office or for surgical or medical outpatient procedures.
  • Tickets must be validated at the physician's office or outpatient department.
  • Free parking for patients who visit the Hospital more than once a week for outpatient procedures or for regular procedures, such as chemotherapy or rehabilitation. Tickets must be validated at the department where the procedures are performed.
  • A $3 maximum rate for family members visiting patients with an extended length of stay (greater than 10 days). Discounted tickets must be purchased from Parking Services (412) 578-1803.
  • A $5 maximum parking rate for patients between 5:00 PM to 5:00 AM
  • Free parking on the day of inpatient discharge. The validation can be obtained at the Parking Cashiers Office, located on the top floor (level 2) of the Parking Complex.

Please note: Tickets validated by physicians' offices or outpatient departments are good for discounted parking, not free parking.

Lawrenceville lot with shuttle service to West Penn Hospital

West Penn Hospital maintains a parking lot in Lawrenceville, approximately two miles from West Penn Hospital. Patients and visitors who present identification (ID) may park for free in the lot and take a free shuttle to the hospital. Parking in the lot and shuttle bus service are available Monday to Friday, 5:00 AM to 12:00 AM, except holidays.

The Lawrenceville parking lot is located off Butler Street between 52nd Street and McCandless Avenue, as shown on the following map:

Information on the Lawrenceville parking lot, including maps and shuttle schedules, may be obtained:

  • at any West Penn Hospital information desk
  • at the West Penn Hospital Security Office, located on the ground floor of the North Tower, GR 405
  • or by calling Security at (412) 578-1800 or Parking Services at (412) 578-1803.

Shuttle bus drop-off and pick-up from West Penn Hospital are at the Friendship Avenue entrance.

For more information about parking services at West Penn Hospital, please call Parking Services (412) 578-1803 or Security (412) 578-1800. We will do all that we can to make your visit to our Hospital as pleasant as possible.

Driving directions

From the North

Follow I-279 South to Route 28 North.
Cross the 40th Street Bridge.
Continue on 40th Street to Liberty Ave.
Turn left o