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Mt. Vernon has a variety of transportation options, whether they are by foot, bike, or public transportation. 

Public Transit


Mt. Vernon Outland Airport located at 100 Aviation Drive, 618-242-7016. Visit the Mt. Vernon Outland Airport website for more information on available services.


Although there is no station located in Mt. Vernon, there are two stations just a short distance away.

Centralia Station (CEN)
1100 South Oak Street
Centralia, IL 62801

Du Quoin Station (DQN)
20 North Chestnut Street
Du Quoin, IL 62832

Tickets cannot be purchased at either station. For tickets call 1-800-USA-Rail (1-800-872-7245) or visit the Amtrack website.


Enterprise Rent-A-Car located at 500 South 34th Street, 618-242-3700. Visit the Enterprise website for online booking.


Greyhound bus station located at 102 Potomac Blvd, 618-244-2167. Visit the Greyhound website for online booking.

Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 11:00 am, 12:30 pm - 4 pm
Saturday: 8 am - 12 pm
Sunday: Closed

South Central Transit

South Central Transit offers shuttle service through south central Illinois. Visit the South Central Transit website to see a complete list of routes and pricing.


American Cab located at 310 South 12th Street, 618-244-1200.
City Cab located at 1221 South 12th Street, 618-242-0230.