UW-Platteville hires a private charter bus to take students between Platteville, Rockford, Schuamburg, and Chicago during academic breaks. Due to requests, the Schaumberg stop was newly added in fall of 2017. The bus service was first offered in December of 2012 and depending upon the popularity of the bus, more routes or stops may be added in the future. Please contact us directly if you are interested in any additions or changes to this service, we would like to receive your feedback! Please note that in 2017-2018, the bus service is now provided by Windstar Bus Company (not Warco Bus Company like it was in the past).
Thanksgiving Break (click for schedule)
Wednesday November 22, 2017 (outbound):
Sunday November 26, 2017 (inbound):
Winter Break (click for schedule)
Friday December 22, 2017 (outbound):
Sunday January 21, 2018 (inbound):
Spring Break (click for schedule)
Friday March 23, 2018 (outbound):
Monday April 2, 2018 (inbound):
End of Year (click for schedule)
Friday May 18, 2018 (outbound):
To Belvidere Oasis tickets are $15 each way.
To Wendy's or O'hare, tickets are $20 each way.
Tickets must be purchased a minimum of 48 hours before each trip leaves, at the UW-Platteville Cashier's Office located on the second floor of Brigham Hall (map) and open Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m (608.342.1211). They accept cash, check, and credit card. Tickets are non-refundable and sold "first come, first serve." Riders must present their ticket to the bus driver at the time of departure.
Rides are provided in a large coach bus by the Windstar Company (not Warco Bus Company like in past years). Students may bring up to two large bags with them on the bus. Bicycles and other luggage may also be brought as long as there is room on the bus for them; the University of Wisconsin-Platteville nor the bus provider is responsible for any damage to luggage.
We will make every effort to operate the on above schedules. Delays, however, may occur from time to time due to traffic congestion and other unforeseen circumstances. Always allow ample transfer time for situations beyond our control. We suggest that you allow a minimum of a two hour layover between our bus and your flight. Neither UW-Platteville nor the bus provider is responsible for missed connections.