IIRP Bethlehem Campus / Classrooms
544 Main St., Bethlehem, PA 18018
IIRP Main Office and the Si Lewen Art Museum
531 Main St., Bethlehem, PA 18018
The IIRP main campus is located at the corner of Main and Walnut Streets in historic downtown Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in the heart of the Lehigh Valley, home to a variety of attractions and historic and cultural sites. Bethlehem is within driving distance of New York City, Philadelphia, Amish country and scenic Bucks County.
Staying in Bethlehem
For more information about the city — "a great place to stay and play" — visit the City of Bethlehem website.
- Hotel Bethlehem (1.5 blocks from the IIRP)
- Hyatt Place (3 blocks from the IIRP)
Reservations: Call 1-610-625-0500. Ask for the IIRP rate.
- Comfort Suites (approx. 1 mile from the IIRP)
Reservations: Call 1-610-882-9700.
- Holiday Inn Express (approx. 4 miles from the IIRP, near airport)
Reservations: Call 1-610-882-2255 or visit the website and use group code IRP.
- IIRP Apartment (shared living space, third floor walk up apartment - no elevator access)
Traveling to Bethlehem
Note: Directions from internet searches and GPS may not be reliable. If using electronic directions, be sure to use zip code 18018, as Bethlehem has multiple zip codes (544 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018).
Please note: Parking is available in the Walnut Street Parking Garage, one block from the IIRP Campus.
From Interstate 78 (East or West)
Exit #67 — Hellertown/Bethlehem. At the bottom of the ramp make a right onto Route 412. Follow 412 (pay attention to the signs) through Bethlehem to Route 378. (Comfort Suites is on your Left just before 378.) Get on 378 North just before the bridge. Immediately after crossing the bridge, take the Main Street exit. At the end of the ramp, turn left onto Main Street. The second street on the right is Walnut. The IIRP Campus will be on your right, at the corner of Main and Walnut. To the parking garage: make the right onto Walnut, go one block. Garage is on the right.
From Route 22 (East or West)
Exit at Route 378 South. Follow 378 to Exit 3 — Historic Bethlehem/Center City. At the end of the ramp go left onto Third Avenue to first light, which is Broad Street. Make a left onto Broad and follow to first light, which is Main Street. Make a right onto Main. The first street on your left is Walnut. The IIRP Campus will be on your left, at the corner of Main and Walnut. To the parking garage: make the left onto Walnut, go one block. Garage is on the right.
From Philadelphia and South
Route 309 North past Quakertown and Coopersburg. As north and south bound lanes of 309 begin to part stay in the right lane and make a right onto 378 North. Follow 378 for 6.5 miles. Immediately after crossing the bridge (large black bridge on 378) exit onto Main Street. At the end of the ramp, turn left. The second street on the right is Walnut. The IIRP Campus will be on your right, at the corner of Main and Walnut. To the parking garage: make the right onto Walnut, go one block. Garage is on the right.
The IIRP Campus is in the vicinity of three international airports. They are:
7 miles from Lehigh Valley International Airport (Allentown, Pa.)
Both Hotel Bethlehem and Comfort Suites offer hotel shuttle service to and from LVIA.
75 miles from Newark International Airport (Newark, N.J.)
Take Trans-Bridge Lines or rent a car.
78 miles from Philadelphia International Airport (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Renting a car is the simplest way of getting from any of the airports to Bethlehem. If you wish to take public transportation, you will need to take a combination of trains and buses. There are no rail lines that connect any of these airports directly to Bethlehem.
Here are some relevant public transportation links: