Routes and Schedule

UI Ride operates Monday through Friday, except on University-recognized holidays or potential other low volume days such as semester breaks. The UI Ride reservation system provides details on available days.

Buses leave promptly, and passengers should be at their designated departure location and ready to board at least 20 minutes before the scheduled departure time.  Arrival times are estimated and can change based on schedule delays due to traffic, weather, or mechanical failure.

Urbana to Chicago

The Urbana to Chicago shuttle leaves from North Campus Parking Deck Lot B4 - 1201 W. University Ave. West (Matthews Avenue entrance) and then stops at Levis Faculty Center - 919 W Illinois St. before leaving for Chicago. In Chicago, drop off locations include the Illini Center (Discovery Partners Institute) - 200 S. Wacker St., UIC Behavioral Science Building (UIC East Campus) - 1007 W. Harrison St., and UI Health (UIC West Campus) - 1740 W. Taylor St.

Urbana to Chicago Depart Urbana Arrive Chicago
North Campus Parking
Deck Lot B4
Levis Faculty
Center
Illini Center
(Discovery Partners Institute)
UIC Behavioral Science Building
(UIC East Campus)
UI Health
(UIC West Campus)
Morning 5:30am 5:45am 8:20am 8:30am 8:40am
Afternoon 11:00am 11:15am 1:45pm 1:55pm 2:05pm
Evening 4:00pm 4:15pm 7:20pm 7:10pm 7:00pm

Chicago to Urbana

The Chicago to Urbana shuttle leaves from UI Health (UIC West Campus) - 1740 W. Taylor St. and then stops at UIC Behavioral Science Building (UIC East Campus) - 1007 W. Harrison St. and then Illini Center (Discovery Partners Institute) - 200 S. Wacker St. before leaving for Urbana. In Urbana, drop off locations include the, North Campus Parking Deck Lot B4 - 1201 W. University Ave. West (Matthews Avenue entrance) and Levis Faculty Center - 919 W Illinois St.

Chicago to Urbana Depart Chicago  Arrive Urbana
UI Health
(UIC West Campus)
UIC Behavioral Science Building
(UIC East Campus)
Illini Center
(Discovery Partners Institute)
Levis Faculty
Center
North Campus Parking
Deck Lot B4
Morning 5:30am 5:40am 5:50am 8:15am 8:25am
Afternoon 11:00am 11:15am 11:30am 2:00pm 2:10pm
Evening 4:00pm 4:15pm 4:40pm 7:10pm 7:00pm

Parking

Urbana-Champaign customer parking is available for no additional fee for up to 5 calendar days at the north campus parking deck lot B4, 1201 W University Ave, Urbana. Use the west entrance on Mathews Ave. After you make your reservation, contact UI Ride at (217) 333-RIDE or via email at uiride@uillinois.edu to request parking. Include your dates of travel, and a code will be sent you (this is a temporary process until the reservation system can generate the code, coming soon).

Parking for the shuttle is located at metered spots on the first level of the B4 parking garage. Currently meters are all bagged with instructions on how to use the parking pay station and mobile app. You will enter the code sent you from UI Ride and your license plate number into the pay station located at the front entrance of the parking deck. Parking is not enforced until 6:00 AM thus if you are making payment or using a coupon before this time there a message will appear saying the parking you are paying for will not begin until 6 AM, press OK to continue entering your information.

Chicago has limited customer parking available for no additional fee for up to 3 calendar days at lot 1B on Harrison/Racine on the east campus and PSPS (Paulina street parking structure) on the west campus.  After you make your reservation, contact UI Ride at (217) 333-RIDE or via email at uiride@uillinois.edu to request parking. Include your dates of travel, and a parking permit will be sent you to be placed on your car front dashboard window (this is a temporary process until the reservation system can generate the code, coming soon).

Both locations: Parking codes and permits are required to avoid charges or avoid being towed and are only valid on the dates specified. Please comply with all posted restrictions and time limits when utilizing other parking locations.