Bus service to Naperville, Chicago, Iowa City, Des Moines and Omaha
Burlington Trailways Service
Burlington Trailways offers roundtrip bus service daily from Augustana to Iowa City, Naperville, Ill., and downtown Chicago.
The cost to Naperville and Chicago is $50.50 one-way or $98.50 round trip. The Iowa city fare is $23.50 and $44.50 roundtrip. Fares may be paid in cash on the bus.
Fares and schedules are subject to change. Passengers should check the Trailways website for the most recent information.
The bus picks up passengers in the circle drive in front of Carver Athletic Center on campus.
Departures from Augustana
There are two daily departures to Naperville and/or Chicago. One leaves from Augustana at 4:20 p.m., arriving at Amtrak Train Station in Naperville, 105 East 4th Ave., at 6:45 p.m., then arriving at the Greyhound station in downtown Chicago, 630 West Harrison, at 7:45 p.m.
The second bus departs at 6:45 p.m. and arrives in downtown Chicago at 10:10 p.m.
The bus to Iowa City leaves Augustana at 6:45 p.m. and arrives at 8:10 p.m. (SCHEDULE #1201)
Arrivals at Augustana
Buses depart from Chicago at 6:30 a.m., arriving at Naperville at 7:50 a.m. and 10:10 a.m.; also departing Chicago at 11 a.m., arriving at Augustana at 4:10 p.m.; and departing Chicago at 3:15 p.m., stopping in Naperville at 4:30 p.m. and arriving at Augustana at 6:45 p.m.
The bus from Iowa City leaves at 2:55 p.m. and arrives at Augustana at 4:20 p.m.
Buses may be delayed, depending on traffic. It may be advisable to call the dispatcher to confirm the departure time: 1-800-992-4618, #118.
See Burlington Trailways for additional information or call (319) 753-2864 or (800) 992-4618.
Megabus Service (beginning January 21, 2015)
Megabus offers roundtrip bus service from the Davenport, Iowa Ground Transportation Center (300 W. River Drive, Davenport) to Chicago, Iowa City, Des Moines and Iowa City.
Fares for the service start at $1.00, plus a booking fee. Reservations may be made online.
Check the Megabus website for the most up-to-date schedule.