Directions and Transportation Options

Approximate driving distance to University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and the Courtyard by Marriott- Cleveland University Circle:

  • Baltimore: 375 miles
  • Buffalo: 210 miles
  • Chicago: 340 miles
  • Cincinnati: 250 miles
  • Columbus: 130 miles
  • Detroit: 175 miles
  • Indianapolis: 317 miles
  • Milwaukee: 436 miles
  • Philadelphia: 431 miles
  • Pittsburgh: 180 miles
  • Toledo: 120 miles
  • Washington, DC: 325 miles

Driving Directions

If you will be driving to Cleveland for your interview, please click on the links below for detailed driving directions.

To University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center – Lerner Tower

From Cleveland Hopkins International Airport: Travel east on Interstate 90 and get off at the Chester Avenue exit. In approximately 5 miles, turn left onto Euclid Avenue. Turn right onto UH Drive. The main entrance to the hospital (Lerner Tower) is straight ahead. Parking garage will be on your right.

From Columbus: Travel north on Interstate 71, get off at the I-90 east exit. Follow I-90 east and exit at Chester Avenue, turning right at the bottom of the ramp. In approximately 5 miles, turn left onto Euclid Avenue. Turn right onto UH Drive. The main entrance to the hospital (Lerner Tower) is straight ahead. Parking garage will be on your right.

From Pittsburgh/Youngstown: Travel west on Route 80, get off at the Interstate 480 exit and continue traveling west. Exit at Interstate 77 north and follow to I-90 east. Exit at Chester Avenue and turn right. In approximately 5 , turn left onto Euclid Avenue. Turn right onto UH Drive. The main entrance to the hospital (Lerner Tower) is straight ahead. Parking garage will be on your right.

From Detroit/Toledo: Travel east on I-90 and get off at the Chester Avenue exit. In approximately 5 miles, turn left onto Euclid Avenue. Turn right onto UH Drive. The main entrance to the hospital (Lerner Tower) is straight ahead. Parking garage will be on your right.

From Erie/Buffalo: Travel west on I-90, get off at the Martin Luther King Drive/University Circle exit. Turn left off the exit traveling through Rockefeller Park. Cross over E. 105th street and follow signs to East Boulevard, this will be the second right on the traffic circle. Continue on East Boulevard, bearing left at the fork in the road. Follow this to Euclid Ave, turn right onto Euclid Avenue. Turn right onto UH Drive. The main entrance to the hospital (Lerner Tower) is straight ahead. Parking garage will be on your right.

To the Courtyard Marriott

From Cleveland Hopkins International Airport: Travel east on I-90 and get off at the Chester Avenue exit. In approximately 5 miles, turn left onto Euclid and then right onto Cornell Road. The hotel will be on your left, 2021 Cornell Road.

From Erie/Buffalo: Travel west on I-90, get off at the Martin Luther King Drive/University Circle exit. Turn left off the exit traveling through Rockefeller Park. Cross over E. 105th street and follow signs to East Boulevard, this will be the second right on the circle. Continue on East Boulevard bearing left at the fork in the road. Turn right on to Euclid Avenue and then left onto Cornell Road. The hotel will be on your left, 2021 Cornell Road.

From Pittsburgh/Youngstown: Travel west on Route 80, get off at the I-480 exit and continue traveling west. Exit at I-77 north and follow to I-90 east. Exit at Chester Avenue and turn right. In approximately 5 miles, turn left onto Euclid Avenue and then right onto Cornell Road. The hotel is on the left, 2021 Cornell Road.

From Columbus: Travel north on I-71, get off at the I-90 east exit. Follow I-90 east and exit at Chester Avenue, turning right at the bottom of the ramp. In approximately 5 miles, turn left onto Euclid Avenue. Turn right onto Cornell Road. The hotel is on the left, 2021 Cornell Road.

From Detroit/Toledo: Travel east on I-90 and get off at the Chester Avenue exit. Approximately 5 miles turn left onto Euclid Avenue and then right onto Cornell Road. The hotel is on the left, 2021 Cornell Road.

From the Marriott to Lerner Tower

If you are staying at the Courtyard Marriott, please walk to the front entrance of the Marriott and cross Cornell Road, turn left and walk to the Cornell Road entrance. Walk up the stairs and keep straight to the Lerner Tower Lobby.

From University Hospitals and to the Airport

From University Hospitals: Travel north on UH Drive to Euclid Avenue. Turn left at Euclid Ave, then turn right onto Chester. Follow Chester for several miles, and then take the 90 west exit towards I-77/I-71. Continue on I-71 S (signs for Columbus/I-71). Continue on OH-237 S (signs for OH-237/Berea/Toledo/I-480). Continue on OH-237 S (signs for OH-237/Berea/Toledo/I-480). Keep right at the fork to continue toward Terminal Drive, merge onto Terminal Drive.

From the Marriott: Travel north on Cornell Rd towards Euclid Avenue. Turn left at Euclid, then turn right on Chester. Chester for several miles, then take the 90 west exit towards I77/I71. Continue on I-71 S (signs for Columbus/I-71). Continue on OH-237 S (signs for OH-237/Berea/Toledo/I-480). Continue on OH-237 S (signs for OH-237/Berea/Toledo/I-480). Keep right at the fork to continue toward Terminal Drive and merge onto Terminal Drive.

Car Service

Pre-arrange your arrival (and departure) with Shaker Livery Service, a licensed transportation company that has proven to be dependable and affordable for applicants in the past. Contact them at: 216-633-5285 or by emailing . Let them know you are an applicant interviewing at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital for the Pediatrics program.

Taxi Service

Tax service is available direct from the airport, located at the baggage claim level.

Great Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA)

Take the RTA Rapid train from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport to the Courtyard Marriott and UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital. At the Airport Station take the Red Line train to the Little Italy-University Circle station (15 stops). Walk to 2021 Cornell Road (about 6 minutes) to the Marriott.

The Red Line operates 7 days a week from approximately 4:00 a.m. until approximately 12:30 a.m. See the Red Line schedule for specific times.

Riding the Rapid costs $2.25 each way for a one-vehicle or train ride. Passes can be purchased from the Ticket Vending Machines (TVMs) at the Airport Station. Exact fare is required and credit/debit cards can be used.

The Red Line uses a Proof-of-Payment system. Keep activated passes and fare cards handy in case Transit Police asks to see your Proof of Payment.

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