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The Bus to Chicago leaves Carbondale on 25 different Fridays each year. We depart at 2:15pm from Thompson Point, 2:30pm from Lot 45 between the Towers and the Rec Center.
LABOR DAY WILL BE THE FIRST TRIP FROM CARBONDALE TO CHICAGO. IT WILL BE A COMBINATION SPECIAL WITH STOPS IN MONEE, 95/DAN RYAN (at the Citgo Station) UNION STATION AND THE WOODFIELD MALL BY WENDY'S ON HIGGINS ROAD! (not Firestone on Golf)
SUPER COMBINATION SPECIALS go to the most popular locations! (Sorry, Elmhurst) The New "Combination Special" allows weekends home for trips that don't have a high enough passenger count to fill 2 or more big buses.
Stops at Monee, 95/Dan Ryan CITGO Station, Union Station and the Woodfield Mall at Wendy's on Higgins Rd.
Monee arrives at 7:35 Reboarding to Carbondale at 5:40pm on Sunday
95/DR arrives at 8:05 Reboarding to Carbondale at 4:45pm on Sunday
Union arrives at 8:30 Reboarding to Carbondale at 4:30pm on Sunday
Woodfield Mall arrives at 9:25 Reboarding to Carbondale at 3:45pm on Sunday
STANDARD, MULTI-BUS SHEDULES ARE AS FOLLOWS FOR FALL BREAK, THANKSGIVING, END OF SEMESTER, SPRING BREAK:
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.
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.
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