Free Bus

The Niles Free Bus is a courtesy bus system operation within the Village of Niles at no charge to riders. The Free Bus runs continually from 8:45 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on weekdays, and 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on weekends. The buses stop at all major shopping centers, public facilities, and within a short distance of every residence.

Various Fee Bus Service changes will go into effect on January 1, 2013. For more information, please view the Free Bus Service Changes.

Bus Schedules
Bus schedules can be obtained at the Administration Building, Maintenance Garage, or on any bus. The Free Bus will not operate on New Year's Day, President's Day, Spring Holiday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. For specific information, you can view the links below or contact the maintenance building at 847-588-7960.

Blue DotRoute 411 - Niles Local Service
The Blue DotRoute 411 serves:
  • Civic Center Plaza
  • Dempster Plaza
  • Golf Mill
  • Leaning Tower YMCA
  • Notre Dame High School
  • Public Library
View the Blue DotRoute 411 Schedule and Map Schedule.

Blue DotRoute 412 - Niles Shopper's Special
The Blue DotRoute 412 serves:
  • Four Flaggs
  • Golf Glen
  • Golf Mill
  • Milwaukee-Golf Shopping Center
  • The Park
View the Blue DotRoute 412 Schedule and Map Schedule.

Blue DotRoute 413 - Niles South End Special
Blue DotRoute 413 serves:
  • Aldi Foods
  • Leaning Tower YMCA
  • Niles Maintenance Garage
  • Pointe Plaza
  • Target / Costco
  • Village Crossing Shopping Center