Transportation

Rail Service

Canadian National Railroad - Chicago to New Orleans - 16 daily trains with 3 daily Amtrak trains. Carbondale has a train car maintenance facility and the distance to the nearest piggyback service is 10 miles

Motor Carrier

  • Greyhound Bus Lines
    • 214 N Washington Street
      Carbondale, IL 62901
    • Phone: 618-549-3495
  • Jackson County Mass Transit
    • 602 E College Street
      Carbondale, IL 62901
    • Phone: 618-549-0304
  • Saluki Express Mass Transit
    • 255 Lincoln Drive (Southern Illinois University)
      Carbondale, IL 62901
    • Phone: 618-536-3351
    • (Includes intra and interstate carriers)
    • Bus to Chicago: 618-521-5207
    • Distance to nearest interstate interchange: 12 miles
    • Number of carriers: 6
    • Number of local terminals: 2
  • West Bus Service (Charters)
    • 700 New Era Road
      Carbondale, IL 62901
    • Phone: 618-549-3913

Air Service

  • Southern Illinois Airport
    • Located 2 miles from Carbondale
    • Type of runway: hard surface
    • Length of runway: 6,500 feet
    • Unicom radio: 122.95
    • Instrument landing system, VOR, Non-directional beacon
  • Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois
    • Located 10 miles east of Carbondale at Hwy 13 and Hwy 148 Marion, Illinois.
    • Terminal Building
      • Phone: 618-993-3353