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Jo Daviess County Transit

"We have expanded our service area to 100 Miles! Call Today For Your Next Ride!"

About Us

Jo Daviess County Transit is a federal and state-subsidized public transportation system. Since 1980, our commitment has been unshakeable and our dedication remains unmatched. It's our mission to provide superior service with a smile and to serve all of your transportation needs in a safe, reliable, courteous, accessible, and user-friendly way. Whether you’re looking for just a ride to your destination or accessible transit that gives you more independence, our team is ready to help. This service is a first come first serve bases, meaning if you know of a ride you will be needing in the future, please call ahead so we can schedule your ride in advance. We provide free transportation services to all veterans. We're looking forward to partnering with Jo Daviess County residents to continue providing the community with reliable transportation. We personally invite you to call us today to schedule your next ride. For more information about rates, visit our services page on our website.

Our Story

Jo Daviess County Transit has been providing our premier transportation services to Galena, IL and the surrounding areas since 1980. We have proudly expanded our service area to 100 miles to provide our rides to as many as we can. We are a federal and state-subsidized public transportation system dedicated to helping you get where you’re going. For more information about rates, visit our services page.

We provide rides for any and all individuals to make your life easier. We’re dedicated to providing great transit for affordable prices that work with your life. From doctor’s appointments to everyday errands, Jo Daviess County Transit is transportation you can trust.

Whether you’re simply looking for a ride to your destination or you’re in need of regular accessible transit that provides you with more independence, we’re ready to help. Our customer care is our highest priority and we provide satisfaction with every service offered.

If you’re interested in enlisting Jo Daviess County Transit to handle your transportation needs, give us a call at (815) 777-8088 today. We can’t wait to get you where you need to be!

Areas Served

100 Mile Radius | Galena, IL | Stockton, IL | Elizabeth, IL | Warren, IL | Hanover, IL | Grant County, WI | Jo Daviess County, IL | Jones County, IA | Iowa City, IA | Cedar Rapids, IA | Wisconin Dells, WI | Davenport, IA | Waterloo, IA | Dubuque County, IA

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On 4/20/2024 Sally Beyer had this to say:
I love using JoDaviess County Transportation. I am handicapped and in a wheelchair. All the drivers treat me with respect and kindness.

On 3/17/2024 Laura Edmonds had this to say:
Super accommodating, and they treat their customers great!

On 3/7/2024 Ulises Gonzalez had this to say:
I absolutely love and recommend their service to everyone. They always on time, and they all are very friendly not just the drivers but also the office people. Very convenient and very reliable. Ulises.

On 9/5/2023 Pull ups Store runs (Aman) had this to say:
Reliable, always on time.

On 9/4/2023 Jeff Lee had this to say:
They offer transportation all over the region. Wife needed rides to PT 3 times a week They worked very hard to meet my wife's needs. Great people

Contact Us

Jo Daviess County Transit
710 S West St Galena, IL 61036
Phone: (815) 777-8088
Mobile: (815) 777-8088

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Payment Types Accepted

Cash, Personal Checks, Monthly Invoicing, Public Aid Accepted, DHS, Medicare, Modivcare

Our Hours

Holiday Hours May Vary. Please Call For Details.

Monday: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM


A trip outside of Jo Daviess County is $6.00 per hour from pickup to drop off. For trips within Jo Daviess County, we use a district map for fares. It is $1.00 per each district that is passed through.
For Example: Warren, IL to East Dubuque, IL is $4.00 one way, $8.00 round trip. Stockton, IL to Galena, IL is $3.00 one way, $6.00 round trip.


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