6410 South Dante Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773-324-1020      Fax: 773-324-9235


Private Bus/Van System

Mount Carmel offers a private bus/van system to transport students to and from school in the morning and afternoon. We also offer an activity bus for those students who participate in after school activities. While using Mount Carmel transportation, students are subject to policies outlined in the Parent-Student handbook.

Bus Routes:

Round Trip Routes:                                                         
  • Beverly/Mount Greenwood
  • Oak Lawn/Evergreen Park                                           
  • Garfield Ridge/Midway Airport 
  • South Suburbs: Palos, Orland, Tinley Park
  • Bridgeport                                              
  • Chicago's East Side, South Side, North Side and South Loop   
  • Northwest Indiana
Please Note: the above routes are determined and adjusted each school year based on the location of our student population. 


The transportation fees are shown below. The fee will automatically post to your SmartTuition account. Charges and payments will be dispersed according to the payment plan you selected for tuition payments.

Round Trip: $1,250            
Round Trip Shuttle: $700  
One Way Shuttle: $600 (Union & Ogilivie Station)
One Way: $850 (Neighborhood Bus) 
$1,450: One Way Neighborhood plus One Way Shuttle

Transportation registration for the 2021-2022 school year opens on  3/1/2021 and closes on 7/1/2021.


CTA/METRA Options:

Students may chose to take the Metra train and CTA buses to Mount Carmel and are able to purchase discounted tickets using a valid student ID.  Both Metra and CTA bus stops are located near 63rd Street and Stony Island Avenue.
The CTA Stony Island Route #28 stops at 64th Street and Stony Island (.2 miles from Mount Carmel).
The CTA Red Line stops at State and Roosevelt. Mount Carmel offers a shuttle service (see above for fee) from the State and Roosevelt Red Line stop.
The Metra Electric and South Shore Railroad lines conveniently stop at 63rd Street (.1 miles from Mount Carmel).
Mount Carmel offers a shuttle service (see above for fee) from the Union Station and Ogilvie Transportation Centers in the A.M. and P.M.

Driving to Mount Carmel

Students who drive to school are required to purchase a parking pass. Parking passes can be purchased for $50 in the Spirit Shop. A completed registration form is required in order to purchase a pass.

Mount Carmel Transportation Facebook Page

The Mount Carmel Transportation Facebook page is a resource page for parents and students. Families can post carpool opportunities on this page. (All carpools will be privately handled. Mount Carmel will not facilitate any carpool information beyond providing the Facebook page.)
Transportation notifications for things like schedule changes, delays, etc. will be posted on this page.


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