• Traveling in the Illinois Valley

  • PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

    Call-A-Ride Service  Servicing LaSalle County 815/228-2117 or 888/239-9228

    Ottawa Mini Bus Ottawa  Servicing City Ottawa 815/433-0161

    BPART Servicing Bureau & Putnam Counties 877/874-8813

    NCAT North Central Area Transit 877/874-8813

    AIRPORTS & RELATED INFORMATION

    Illinois Valley Regional Airport - Peru, IL - Within ten minutes of LaSalle, Oglesby and Spring Valley

    Midwest AVtech - Illinois Valley Regional Airport -Peru, IL

    Central Illinois Regional Airport - Bloomington,IL - 55 miles

    Midway International Airport - Chicago,IL - 80 miles

    O'Hare International Airport - Chicago,IL - 90 miles

    Chicago Rockford Int. Airport - Rockford,IL - 70 miles

    Peoria International Airport - Peoria,IL -60 miles

    Quad City Airport - Rock Island/Moline, IL - 80 miles

     

    BUS LINES

    Green River Lines 3131 MayRoad ,Peru, IL 61354 815/224-9276

     

    COMMUTER RAIL

    Amtrak is accessible from Princeton to our west (20 miles) or Mendota to our north (14 miles)

     

    RIVER ACCESS POINTS ALONG THE ILLINOIS RIVER

    Public Boat Launching Ramps
    South side of river at Peru (Route 251)
    Starved Rock State Park,Utica
    Barto Landing,Spring Valley

    Boat Clubs/Marina's
    South Shore Boat Club,Peru- 815/223-9890
    Starved Rock Marina,Ottawa- 815/433-4218
    Spring Valley Boat Club/Barto Landing - 815/664-9096

     

    SHUTTLE SERVICES - TO MIDWAY & OHARE AIRPORTS

    William Bradshaw -815/883-8977
    Art's Shuttle - 815/223-1769

    Act II Transportation - (1-800-769-8891)Daily service from Flying J in LaSalle to Midway + O’ Hare Airports. 

    • Departs from Flying J:
    • 9:20 a.m., 12:20 p.m., and 3:20 p.m.
    • Arrives at airport:
    • 11 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 5 p.m.
    • Departs from airport:
    • 2 p.m., 5 p.m., and 8 p.m.
    • Arrives at Flying J 
    • 4 p.m., 7 p.m., and 10 p.m.,

    IV Airport Shuttle - Phil Kinsella - 815-780-8744

    • O'Hare - Midway
    • Bloomington - Peoria
    • Rockford - Moline

    www.ivairportshuttle.com

     

    CITY CAB SERVICES

    City Cab
    206 3rd St, La Salle, IL 61301
    815-224-8294

    Twin City Cab
    2027 10th StreetPeru, IL 61354
    815-223-1619

  • North Central Area Transport Van
  • Bureau-Putnam Area Rural Transit or BPART  and North Central Area Transit (NCAT) are demand response, curb-to-curb transportation service for La Salle, Bureau and Putnam counties.Same day service may be available.

  • There is an Amtrak station in both Princeton and Mendota
  • Amtrak has lines throughout Illinois. Check out these five incredible day trips by train.