The closest airport is Dubuque Regional Airport, located at a distance of 7 miles south of downtown Dubuque, IA.
Presently, there is no passenger rail service to Dubuque, but funds were recently received for the proposed Chicago-Rockford-Dubuque passenger line.
Given the fact that the public transportation service within the city is limited, most people get around by car. There are only 4 bus routes and a trolley route (in the summer) downtown, operated by KeyLine Transit, with buses generally traveling in a east-west orientation. The major transfer stations are downtown (W 9th and Main Streets.), midtown (N Grandview and University Avenues.), and on the west side (Kennedy Cir./John F. Kennedy Rd.). Bus fares are between $0.50-$1.
The major highways and roads, which serve Dubuque, include: State Highways 3 and 32, and US Highways 52, 20, 151 and 61.
Easy! Just follow the driving directions listed below!
From Dubuque Regional Airport: Head southeast on Airport Rd, toward US-61 S, and turn left at US-61 N. Exit onto White St toward Port of Dubuque and turn left at E 14th St. Continue onto Loras Blvd and turn right at Alta Vista Street. Loras College will be on the right.