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Special Trips


MCPT’s Monthly Trips

  • Second Friday of Each Month – Springfield Shopping Trip – Fee is $10.00 round trip
  • Third Friday of Each Month – Fairview Heights Shopping Trip – Fee is $10.00 round trip
  • Fourth Tuesday of Each Month – Casino Trip (The casinos will change each month) – Fee is $10.00 round trip
  • Please call for additional trips added each month! All trips are subject to change. Five or more people are required for trips. If five or more people do not register for the trip, the trip will be cancelled.

Visit the Upcoming Events page for special monthly trips.

Call Michelle R. if you have any trip ideas!

For more information or to make your reservation call Michelle R.

Toll free 1-877-600-0707 or Directly at 217-839-4132


Macoupin County Public Transportation Offering Connection Ride to Edwardsville Madison County Transit Station

Avoid the traffic headaches, parking fees, and don’t worry about gas prices!

On Saturdays, Macoupin County Public Transportation will make a morning drop off around 10:00 am in Edwardsville, and return around 5:00pm for pick-up to bring you home.

Watch a daytime ballgame, visit the Arch, have lunch on “The Hill”, shop all the unique shops in the Central West End. Take a trip to the St. Louis Zoo. Visit one of the many festivals or other events the Metro Area has to offer!

To view all the routes, towns, and places they stop, visit Madison County Transit’s website at On the site, choose the ‘Bus Services’ link along the top and choose ‘Destinations’ from the drop down list for a list of Madison County Transit routes.

You can ride Madison County Transit buses and connect to the MetroLink which can take you to many popular St. Louis destinations. The MetroLink website has a list of all the points of interest along their routes. For more information about MetroLink destinations and fares, go to

The MCPT round trip fee is $10.00 for Saturday connection rides. You will also have to purchase, for very minimal fee, your MCT ticket. If you want to also ride the MetroLink, you will need to request a transfer pass along with your Madison County Transit ticket.

Macoupin County Public Transportation will only make one trip to the Madison County Transit stop in Edwardsville on Saturday mornings to drop off riders and one trip to the same location to bring riders back to Macoupin County.

Call MCPT at 1-877-600-0707 for more information or to reserve your spot on the bus.


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