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Bus to Chicago


We have seats available for purchase on-line for one way return trips back to Carbondale on Monday, January 19, 2015. Get back to school for $50.

We also have room for one-way cash at the door sales for $50. Call for a reservation.


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The Bus to Chicago leaves Carbondale on 25 different WEEKENDS each year. We depart at 2:15pm from Thompson Point, 2:30pm from Lot 45 between the Towers and the Rec Center.


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The Chicago Direct arrives at the Citgo station at 95th and Dan Ryan by 8:35pm and Union Station on Canal St., by 9:00pm.

For NW Express passengers: Monee (Exit 335 at the BP Station), by 7:40pm, Elmhurst Firestone (York and Lake St) by 8:45 and Woodfield Mall Firestone on Golf Rd in Schaumburg by 9:15pm.

On the following Sunday or on the day that ends an extended weekend or holiday:

NW Express buses depart the Woodfield Mall at 4:00pm and Elmhurst by 4:30pm. Buses arrive in Monee by 5:30pm and then continue to Carbondale, IL. The arrival time in Carbondale is approximately 10:45pm.

Chicago Direct buses depart Union Station by 4:15pm, 95/DR Citgo Station by 4:45pm and Monee by 5:30pm. The arrival time is 10:45pm in Carbondale. Please allow for city traffic. Occasionally, buses operating during major holidays may be up to 25 minutes late.

The price is as low as $49 round trip for advance purchases (60 days or more, internet sales only) to the Windy City.

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Group sales might even work as a great  fund-raiser for your organization or for yourself!

It’s just that simple.