Center for International Studies

Transportation in Macomb



Bus:  Go West Bus  (free) 
go west bus
Biking riding bikes
Taxi (S & G Taxi in Macomb) Taxi
  • S&G Taxi
  • Hours of Service:  Sunday - Thursday:  5:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
  • Friday - Saturday:  5:30 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $8 per one-way trip in Macomb, $10 for two people, $15 for three people (going to the same location).  Children under 12 years old ‐ free. Outside Macomb: $1.65 per mile.  Phone:  309-318-9815 or 309-837-9087. 
Train (Amtrak) amtrak station in Macomb
  • There are two trains that go from Chicago to Macomb daily.  You can purchase your tickets in advance online ( or at the train station (it is recommended to buy them in advance to ensure you have a seat).  Another option if you are purchasing numerous tickets is to call 1-800-872-7245.
  • Prices can be as low as $22 (if purchased in advance) but can vary depending on the day of the week, availability, etc.  Students ages 13-25 with a valid student ID are eligible for 15% off the lowest value or flexible fare when they book their travel at least 3 days in advance.  For times, see  “Transportation to/from Macomb.”
Travel Agent margaret roberts
  • Margaret Roberts Travel
  • 120 East Calhoun Street, Macomb, IL 61455
  • 309-837-4711 or email:
  • Margaret Roberts Travel is a full-service travel agency located in Macomb, IL, next to the Amtrak Station.  They “can assist you with all your travel plans, whether you are looking for the ultimate all-inclusive, the perfect cruise, last-minute travel deals, train tickets or packages, or business travel.”