Traveling to Bethlehem & the Lehigh Valley
Lehigh University is located in the heart of the beautiful Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem is a vibrant city, rich in history and known for its small-town friendliness and feel.
Lehigh University’s Location
Our campus is in the Lehigh Valley, which is comprised of Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, and the third largest metropolitan area in Pennsylvania. More adventures are also within driving distance, including the 1½-hour trip to New York City and both the 1-hour trips to Philadelphia or the Pocono Mountains.
Maps & Directions > (this will take you to Lehigh University main website)
Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE): conveniently located about 7 miles North-West of Bethlehem, this airport provides connections to several cities in the US.
A number of hotels offer an airport shuttle from ABE to local Bethlehem hotels.
- Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). 74 miles East of Bethlehem, with limited bus service to Bethlehem.
- Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). 65 miles from Bethlehem. Limited bus service to Bethlehem is available at the 30th Street Station.
Please note: Public transportation from Newark Airport is very limited and there is no direct public transportation from Philadephia Airport. to Bethlehem. You will need to arrange an Uber or car rental to get from the airport to Bethlehem, PA
Workshop participants that need accommodation may book rooms directly with one of the following Lehigh-preferred local hotels.
Lehigh University has partnered with a number of hotels. More information can be found here >
We suggest participants needing accommodation book a room in one of the following hotels as these are closest to the University.
- Comfort Suites, 120 W. Third Street, Bethlehem PA 18015.
Phone: 610-882-9700. Located a few blocks away from Lehigh University's main campus.
We have organized a block booking with special rate ($95/night + tax) which can be reserved directly with the hotel. When you call to reserve your room, please mention "Machine Learning and Supply Chain Management Group Booking 2021" to get this special rate . Cut off date to be guaranteed this low rate: Extended to Dec 6, 2021. You may cancel this reservation without penalty up 48 hours prior to your arrival date.
Hyatt Place Hotel, 45 West North Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018. Phone: 610-625-0500. Located in the downtown Bethlehem. To make a reservation: call 610.625.0500
Historic Hotel Bethlehem, 427 Main Street Bethlehem, PA 18018. Phone: 855-264-2598. Located in the historic downtown of Bethlehem. If you are interested in staying here, please contact the hotel directly for availability and prices.
Things to do in the Lehigh Valley
Read about things to do in Bethlehem and the surrounding areas