85 Central

Bus route information

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Service description: See schedule for full details.

First bus/last bus

Spans of service below show when first bus departs terminal of origin through last bus departs terminal of origin. First and last buses reach mid-route stops later than these times-see schedule or use trip planner for specific times when service works for you.

Central/Harrison north to Bryn Mawr/Elston
4:25a-12:30a weekdays, 4:40a-12:30a Saturday, 4:35a-12:30a Sunday
Bryn Mawr/Elston south to Central/Harrison
3:40a-11:40p weekdays, 4:00a-11:35p Saturday, 4:00a-11:40p Sunday

(Precise hours of service may vary depending on where along the route you are.)

Service alerts

Current alerts 2
Temporary Reroute
Planned Reroute

#85 buses will operate in both directions via Central, Fullerton, Laramie, Diversey and Central.

Jefferson Park North Bus Terminal Temporary Closure
Service Change

Bus boarding locations have changed at the Jefferson Park Transit Center for renovation work. Please see online alerts and signage at station for information.

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Route map

Route Map