The venue

The North American Einstein Toolkit School 2022 will be held at the Department of Physics of the University of Idaho in Moscow, ID. The physics building is located right next to downtown Moscow, home of many of the great restaurants our city has to offer. According to, Moscow is rated as the most walkable city in the state of Idaho!

Physics and engineering building at the University of Idaho
Left: James A. McClure Hall. Right: Engineering & Physics Building.

Engineering & Physics Building
691 Ash Street
Moscow, ID, 83844, USA
+1 (208) 885-6380
View location on Google maps

We also encourage everyone to visit our amazing restaurants and coffee shops! We highly recommend visiting our historic Farmer’s Market, held on Main Street each Saturday, May through October, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Explore all that our city has to offer!

COVID-19 guidelines

All of those who wish to attend the event in-person are strongly encouraged to have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19. The event will be held in a room that allows everyone to social distance.

As of March 14, 2022, the use of face masks is optional in all university buildings on the Moscow campus. We will update this notice as new guidelines become available.

Traveling to Moscow, ID

Air transportation

There are two airports that serve the Moscow area. The first—and recommended—airport is the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport, located in Pullman, WA, just 7 miles away from downtown Moscow.

The second airport is the Spokane International Airport, located in Spokane, WA, 83 miles from downtown Moscow.

Ground transportation to/from the airports

Transportation from Pullman Airport (PUW) to/from Moscow

Taxi service is available to and from Pullman Airport (PUW) at a rate of approximately $20 each way. Please contact Fairfield Inn at +1 (208) 882-4600 for taxi information.

Transportation from Spokane Airport (GEG) to/from Moscow

Transportation from Spokane Airport (GEG) is more limited. We strongly recommend either renting a car or carpooling with another participant who is renting a car. A Google form will be sent out to participants in the near future to help facilitate carpooling and other ground transportation needs.

Alternatively, the following options are available:

  1. Direct route: Greyhound/Northwestern Trailways/Apple Line bus from/to GEG to/from Moscow. Advertised fares: $44 One-Way; $88 Round Trip (please see this website for more information).
  2. Indirect route: Greyhound bus from GEG to Pullman, then taxi from Pullman to Moscow.
  3. Indirect route: bus or taxi from GEG to Downtown Spokane, then Greyhound bus from Downtown Spokane to Moscow.


Fairfield Inn & Suites Moscow

This is the preferred hotel for the event, located just half a mile away from the Engineering & Physics building. Special rates will apply to those who book their rooms by June 1, 2022 using this link.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Moscow
1000 West Pullman Road
Moscow, ID, 83843, USA
+1 (208) 882-4600
Hotel website
Click here to book your reservation

The Monarch Motel

This is the second hotel recommended by the event, also closely located to the Engineering & Physics building.

The Monarch Motel
120 West 6th St
Moscow, ID, 83843, USA
+1 (208) 882-2581
Hotel website


The city of Moscow, ID is extremely walkable and thus we strong encourage all participants to walk from their hotel to the Engineering & Physics Building. There is limited free parking on campus during the summer in the so-called "Orange lots". If you plan on driving, please ensure you park your vehicle in the appropriate lot as failing to do so may result in parking tickets and/or your vehicle being towed.

The map below shows the location of the orange parking lots, the Engineering & Physics Building, and the approximate location of the recommended hotels.