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Transportation Services


The RTA provides transportation to a variety of destinations in Delaware, Dubuque and Jackson counties.All routes are open to the general public, including people with disabilities. Most RTA routes are door to door unless specified.


Reservations for service are required 24 hours in advance, dispatch hours are 5am-5pm. If you qualify for a waiver program, are a member of NEIAAA or 60 years and older, are a veteran or have Medicaid please provide that information when you make your reservation.


All fares are contingent upon fitting into a current service.


Services to Iowa City

Transportation is provided from Dubuque, Delaware, & Jackson Counties to Iowa City. Contact dispatch for days/hours available and cost.
Hours: Varying - depending upon passenger appointment times
Cost: Contact dispatch 1.800.839.5005

Daytime In Town Dubuque

Transportation is provided in the City of Dubuque Monday through Friday.
Hours: 7:00am-9:00am and 1:30pm-5:30pm (locations and times vary throughout the Dubuque County area, contact dispatch for more detailed information 1.800.839.5005)
Cost: $6.75 One way

Evening In Town Dubuque

Transportation is provided in the city of Dubuque Monday through Sunday. All new riders should call at least 24 hours in advance Monday through Friday 5am-5pm.
Hours: Services begin at 8:15pm until 10:30pm
Cost: $6.75 One way

Sunday In Town Dubuque

Transportation is provided in the city of Dubuque on Sundays.
Hours: Runs from 2:00pm-4:00pm and then again 8:30pm-10:30pm throughout various locations within the City of Dubuque, please call dispatch (Monday through Friday 5am-5pm) for further details and information 1.800.839.5005
Cost: $6.75 One way

Headstart – Dubuque and Dyersville

Transportation is provided in the City of Dubuque and Dyersville for Head Start students. Please contact Operation New View/Headstart for further details and for availability 563-556-5130. All routes are open to the public, contact dispatch for times and rates 1.800.839.5005

Services to NICC and Peosta

Transportation is provided from the JFK Transfer Station in Dubuque to NICC and the City of Peosta.
Hours: Departs at JFK Transfer Station at 8:30am and returns to JFK Transfer Station at 3:30pm
Cost: $6.75 One way

Dubuque to Epworth

Transportation is provided between Dubuque and Epworth every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
Hours: Departs 7:15am from JFK Transfer Station and arrive in Farley around 7:40am and Epworth around 8am. Return transportation is provided 12:45pm at the JFK Transfer Station.
Cost: $12.00 One way

Epworth/Farley to Dubuque

Transportation is available from Epworth and Farley to Dubuque Tuesday through Thursday (Transportation in Farley is only available during the school year)
Hours: Departs Epworth around 8:15am arrives at the JFK Transfer Station around 8:50am. Return transportation is provided at 12:45pm at the JFK Transfer Station
Cost: $12.00 One way

Dyersville to Dubuque

Transportation is available from Dyersville to Dubuque every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Hours: Departs at 7:40am and returns at 12:30pm from the JFK Transfer Station
Cost: $12.00 One way

Dyersville to Manchester

Transportation is available from Dyersville to Manchester Monday through Friday
Hours: Departs at 7:50am and returns at 3pm
Cost: $6.75 One way

Maquoketa in Town

Transportation is available in the city of Maquoketa Monday through Friday.
Hours: 8:00am-3:30pm Monday, Wednesday & Friday
9am-3:30pm Tuesdays and Thursdays
Cost: $3.00 One way

Miles and Preston to Maquoketa

Transportation is available between Maquoketa and Miles and Preston Monday through Friday.
Hours: Departs at 6:30am and returns at 2pm
Cost: $6.75 One way

Bellevue to Maquoketa

Transportation is available between Maquoketa and Bellevue Monday through Friday.
Hours: Departs at 6:30am and returns at 2pm
Cost: $6.75 One way

Baldwin to Maquoketa

Transportation is available between Maquoketa and Baldwin Monday through Friday.
Hours: Departs at 6:30am and returns at 2pm
Cost: $6.75 One way

Hopkinton to Manchester

Transportation is available from Hopkinton to Manchester every Tuesday and Thursday
Hours: Departs at 8:15am on Tuesdays and 8am on Thrusdays; return time is 3:10pm
Cost: $6.75 One way

Greeley to Manchester

Transportation is available from Greeley to Manchester every Monday Thursday and Friday
Hours: Departs at 8:30am returns at 3pm
Cost: $6.75 One way

Delhi to Manchester

Transportation is available from Delhi to Manchester Monday through Friday
Hours: Departs at 7:45am and returns at 3pm
Cost: $6.75 One way

Ryan to Manchester

Transportation is available from Ryan to Manchester every Thursday and Friday
Hours: Departs at 7:45am and returns at 3pm
Cost: $6.75 One way

Earlville to Manchester

Transportation is available from Earlville to Manchester on a limited basis, contact dispatch for more information at 1.800.839.5005
Hours: various times throughout the week
Cost: $6.75 One way

Manchester to Dubuque

Call for availability and cost.

Colesburg to Manchester

Transportation is available from Edgewood and Colesburg to Manchester the first and the third Thursday of each month.
Hours: 10:00am-2:30pm
Cost: $6.75 One way

Manchester in-town

Transportation is available in the city of Manchester every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
Hours: 9:00am-1pm
Cost: $3.00 One way