South Central Transit

The Mission of South Central Transit (SCT) is to provide safe, reliable and cost-effective public transportation to the citizens of the communities we serve. We are committed to enhancing economic development and quality of life through affordable, accessible transportation services. Our SCT team pledges to provide courteous service to our customers and aggressively meet the changing needs of our region.

We are located at 1616 East McCord in Centralia. Our building was formally owned by the Coca-Cola company, and you may recognize it as the “Coke Building”.

We also have offices in Mt. Vernon, Breese, DuQuoin and West Frankfort so that we can provide the best and most responsive service where you live.


Available routes:


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Office Location
1616 East McCord
Centralia, Illinois, 62801


Travel Packages

Experience the hidden treasures in Centralia, Illinois. You will delighted with a plethora of locations and activities to choose from. We will provide a packet of local information and guides are available who will give a brief history of each landmark. We will help you customize the perfect tour! Centralia Historical Museum, Civil War History Tour, Historic Centralia House Restaurant, Crooked Creek Winery, Illinois Theatre.




Tourism Office: (855) 306-7929

Bring the Bus and Leave the Rest to us!
Bus Tours Sponsored by the Tourism Office

Arrive in beautiful downtown Centralia where you will be officially greeted by one of our local dignitaries at a welcoming reception complete with refreshments. Your guests will experience true small town hospitality and experience hidden treasures in Centralia, Illinois. We will help you customize the perfect tour! Travel Agents and individuals may contact us to make arrangements for a custom designed tour.



Trolley Rental

The trolley can be seen at Centralia festivals and activities and is colorfully covered in images of a few of our recreational and historic features. Those interested in chartering the trolley are encouraged to complete the Trolley Charter Agreement.


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Municipal Airport

Centralia Municipal Airport is a general aviation facility owned and operated by the City of Centralia. This facility provides air freight and charter passenger services connecting to major commercial airports such as Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, Chicago O’Hare International Airport, etc. The north-south primary runway is 5001 feet long and accommodates corporate aircraft used by several of the local industrial firms and businesses in the area. The fixed-base operator (FBO) at the Airport is Airgo, Inc. which operates a flight training school.


Additional Airport Information


AirGo Website


(618) 533-7621
2331 East Calumet Street
Centralia, IL 62801


Amtrak Train Station

The Centralia Amtrak Station includes an enclosed waiting area, short-term/long-term parking and wheelchair accessibility. A ticket office is not available.


Available routes:


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Station Building
110 South Oak St.
Centralia, Illinois 62801