Amtrak has been providing passenger rail service to Centralia since it's service began in 1971.  Centralia is served by the Saluki Line, the City of New Orleans Line, and the Illini Line.  For tickets and online reservations may be made by clicking the above hyperlink to Amtrak.

Amtrak Station
110 S. Oak St.
Centralia IL 62801


  South Central Transit (SCT)

South Central Transit offers several scheduled routes and demand response public transportation service (24 Hour Notice) in the Benton, Carlyle, Centralia, Mt Vernon, Nashville, West Frankfort and Salem city limits.  The SCT building is the former Coca-Cola company building.

The mission of South Central Transit is to provide safe, reliable and cost-effective public transportation to the citizens of the communities we serve.  We are committed to enhancing economic development and quality of life through affordable, accessible transportation services.  Our South Central Transit team pledges to provide courteous service to our customers and aggressively meet the changing needs of the region.

South Central Transit (SCT)
1616 E McCord
Centralia IL  62801
Phone: 618-532-8076


South Central Transit (SCT) Downtown Location
100 N. Locust St.
Centralia IL  62801
Phone: 618-532-8076

  Centralia Municipal Airport

The Centralia Municipal Airport is a city-owned general aviation airport with Airgo, Inc. as the Fixed-Based Operator (FBO).  For any questions related to the Airport please contact the City Manager's Office at 618-533-7623.

Unicom: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 121.125 (618-533-4417)

18/36 Dimensions: 5001 x 75 ft Asphalt
9/27 Dimensions: 3300 x 60 ft Asphalt

Jet A

Tie-down and Hangar space available
Please call 618-533-7623 to inquire
$80 and $125 per month

Fixed Based Operator
Airgo, Inc
2331 E Calumet
Centralia IL  62801
Phone:  (618) 533-1643