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Transportation services

Burlington Trailways

Act II Transportation


(See also campus shuttle and medical shuttle information.)

In addition to local service, bus transportation to Chicago, Iowa City, Des Moines and Omaha is available.

Of course, fares and schedules are subject to change, and travelers should check the company websites for the latest information.

Bus service

Bus transportation to Chicago is available daily.

Burlington Trailways runs every day from the circle driveway in front of Carlsson-Evald Hall.

Cash fare pricing is $43 (have exact change ready). In Chicago, tickets may be purchased from agents there.

The bus leaves at 6:25 p.m. daily from Augustana, arriving at 9:30 p.m. at the Greyhound station in downtown Chicago at 630 West Harrison. The bus also stops at the Amtrak station in Naperville.

For more information, call Burlington Trailways at 319-753-2864 or 800-992-4618.

Quad Cities International Airport

MetroLINK bus service to the Quad Cities International Airport is free with an Augustana College ID.

Riders from Augustana should use Route 10 (Red) to Route 20 (Blue). It's a 41-minute trip.

Buses run every 30 minutes from 5:30 a.m.-8 p.m Monday-Saturday; and also from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sundays.

For more information, see MetroLINK's Trip Planner.

Taxi service, at the expense of the student, also is available.

Chicago shuttle

Act II Transportation offers a shuttle van to  Chicago by reservation only; call 309-799-8891 for info.