Transportation in retirement, Retire in Centralia, Illinois, The Best Place to Retire

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Transportation

Centralia offers the means to transport you where you want to go in your retirement.

Although we are a small community and many prefer to conveniently drive themselves where they want to go, we enjoy all of the transportation benefits of much larger cities without the frustration of traffic jams and long drives. Every service offered is just a few minutes from your home.

South Central Transit provides convenient demand response public transportation service in Centralia and surrounding communities, using modern air-conditioned buses. In addition, SCT offers a variety of special trips to St. Louis for the Fox Theater. The Muni and Cardinal baseball games as well as transportation to Mid-America and St. Louis Lambert Airport.  

Amtrak stops in downtown Centralia and provides passenger service north to Chicago and south to New Orleans. View Amtrak schedule

In addition, Metro-Link offers convenient transportation throughout the St. Louis Metro Area.

Central Municipal Airport at the east edge of town is large enough to handle corporate jets. Mid-America Airport is a short 40 minute drive, while St. Louis Lambert International Airport is just 80 minutes away.

Whether your journey takes you north south, east or west, Centralia offers the convenience of 2 crossing interstates, I-64 and I-70. St. Louis is just 1 hour away, while Chicago and Nashville can be reached in 4 hours.

 
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