DART Local Route 3 – University – DART Local Bus Routes

Local Route 3 – University

DART is planning changes to Route 8 as part of the October 2019 Service Change. To view the details of the change, click here.
 
Service operates between DART Central Station and Valley West Mall, including destinations at Windsor Heights Walmart, Drake University, Department of Human Services and Children & Family Services.
 
Connections: Local Routes 14, 15, 16, 17 and 60; Express Routes 91 and 92 along University Avenue. Crosstown Route 52; Flex Route 72 and 74; Express Route 94 at Valley West Mall. Express Route 93 at Westown Parkway and 22nd Street. All Express Routes and the D-Line Shuttle on Grand Avenue and Locust Street in downtown Des Moines. All Local and Crosstown Routes at DART Central Station.
 
DART Central Station Platform: G
 
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Weekday / Eastbound-Inbound: 
Route 3 • Weekday / Eastbound-Inbound • Effective 01/13/19

Valley West MallWalmart & Buffalo RdUniversity Ave & 42nd StUniversity Ave & ML King Pkwy6th Ave & University AveDART Central Station
AM4:454:504:585:045:075:12
5:405:455:535:596:026:07
6:006:056:136:196:226:27
6:206:256:336:396:426:47
6:406:466:557:027:067:12
7:007:067:157:227:267:32
7:207:267:357:427:467:51
7:407:467:558:018:058:10
8:008:068:158:218:258:30
8:208:278:358:418:458:50
8:408:478:559:019:059:10
9:009:079:159:219:259:30
9:209:279:359:419:459:50
9:409:479:5510:0110:0510:10
10:0010:0710:1510:2110:2510:30
10:2010:2710:3510:4110:4510:50
10:4010:4710:5511:0111:0511:10
11:0011:0711:1511:2111:2511:30
11:2011:2711:3511:4111:4511:50
11:4011:4711:5512:0112:0512:10
PM12:0012:0712:1512:2112:2512:30
12:2012:2712:3512:4112:4512:50
12:4012:4712:551:011:051:10
1:001:071:151:211:251:30
1:201:271:351:411:451:49
1:401:471:562:022:062:10
2:002:082:172:232:272:31
2:202:282:372:432:472:51
2:402:482:573:033:073:11
3:003:083:173:233:273:31
3:203:283:373:433:473:51
3:403:483:584:054:094:13
4:004:084:184:254:294:33
4:204:284:384:454:494:53
4:404:484:585:055:095:13
5:005:085:165:225:265:30
5:205:285:365:425:465:50
5:405:485:566:026:066:10
6:006:086:166:226:266:30
7:007:087:167:227:267:30
8:158:218:298:358:388:41
9:159:219:299:359:389:41
10:1510:2110:2810:3310:3610:39
11:1511:2011:2711:3111:3411:37
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Weekday / Westbound-Outbound: 
Route 3 • Weekday / Westbound-Outbound • Effective 01/13/19

DART Central StationUniversity Ave & 6th AveUniversity Ave & ML King PkwyUniversity Ave & 42nd StWal-Mart & Buffalo RdValley West Mall
AM5:205:255:285:335:405:48
6:006:056:086:136:216:29
6:206:256:286:336:416:49
6:406:456:486:537:017:09
7:007:057:087:137:217:29
7:207:257:287:337:417:49
7:407:457:487:538:018:09
8:008:078:108:158:238:31
8:208:278:308:358:438:51
8:408:478:508:569:049:12
9:009:079:109:169:249:32
9:209:279:309:369:449:52
9:409:479:509:5610:0410:12
10:0010:0710:1010:1610:2410:32
10:2010:2710:3010:3610:4410:52
10:4010:4710:5010:5611:0411:12
11:0011:0711:1011:1611:2411:32
11:2011:2711:3011:3611:4411:52
11:4011:4711:5011:5612:0412:12
PM12:0012:0712:1012:1612:2412:32
12:2012:2712:3012:3612:4412:52
12:4012:4712:5012:561:041:12
1:001:071:101:161:241:32
1:201:271:301:361:441:52
1:401:471:501:562:042:12
2:002:072:102:162:242:32
2:202:272:302:362:442:52
2:402:472:502:563:043:12
3:003:073:103:163:243:32
3:203:273:303:363:443:52
3:403:473:503:564:044:12
4:004:074:104:164:244:32
4:204:274:304:374:464:54
4:404:474:504:575:065:14
5:005:075:105:175:265:34
5:205:275:305:365:445:53
5:405:465:495:556:036:11
6:006:056:086:146:226:30
6:206:256:286:346:426:50
6:456:506:536:597:077:14
7:457:507:537:588:058:12
8:458:508:538:589:059:12
9:459:509:539:5810:0510:11
10:4510:5010:5310:5711:0311:09
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Saturday / Eastbound-Inbound: 
Route 3 • Saturday / Eastbound-Inbound • Effective 01/13/19

Valley West MallWalmart & Buffalo RdUniversity Ave & 42nd StUniversity Ave & ML King Pkwy6th Ave & University AveDART Central Station
AM5:305:375:455:505:545:58
6:356:426:496:546:587:02
7:357:427:497:547:588:02
8:058:128:198:248:288:32
8:358:428:498:548:589:02
9:059:129:199:249:289:32
9:359:429:499:549:5810:02
10:0510:1210:1910:2410:2810:32
10:3510:4210:4910:5410:5811:02
11:0511:1211:1911:2411:2811:32
11:3511:4211:4911:5411:5812:02
PM12:0512:1212:1912:2412:2812:32
12:3512:4212:4912:5412:581:02
1:051:121:191:241:281:32
1:351:421:491:541:582:02
2:052:122:192:242:282:32
2:352:422:492:542:583:02
3:053:123:193:243:283:32
3:353:423:493:543:584:02
4:054:124:194:244:284:32
4:354:424:494:544:585:02
5:055:125:195:245:285:32
5:355:425:495:545:586:02
6:056:126:196:246:286:32
6:356:426:496:546:587:02
7:057:127:197:247:287:32
7:357:427:497:547:588:02
8:058:128:198:248:288:32
8:358:428:498:548:589:02
9:059:129:199:249:289:32
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Saturday / Westbound-Outbound: 
Route 3 • Saturday / Westbound-Outbound • Effective 01/13/19

DART Central StationUniversity Ave & 6th AveUniversity Ave & ML King PkwyUniversity Ave & 42nd StWal-Mart & Buffalo RdValley West Mall
AM6:006:056:086:136:216:29
7:007:057:087:137:217:29
7:307:357:387:437:517:59
8:008:058:088:138:218:29
8:308:358:388:438:518:59
9:009:059:089:139:219:29
9:309:359:389:439:519:59
10:0010:0510:0810:1310:2110:29
10:3010:3510:3810:4310:5110:59
11:0011:0511:0811:1311:2111:29
11:3011:3511:3811:4311:5111:59
PM12:0012:0512:0812:1312:2112:29
12:3012:3512:3812:4312:5112:59
1:001:051:081:131:211:29
1:301:351:381:431:511:59
2:002:052:082:132:212:29
2:302:352:382:432:512:59
3:003:053:083:133:213:29
3:303:353:383:433:513:59
4:004:054:084:134:214:29
4:304:354:384:434:514:59
5:005:055:085:135:215:29
5:305:355:385:435:515:59
6:006:056:086:136:216:29
6:306:356:386:436:516:59
7:007:057:087:137:217:29
7:307:357:387:437:517:59
8:008:058:088:138:218:29
8:308:358:388:438:518:59
9:009:059:089:139:219:29
10:0010:0510:0810:1310:2110:29
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Sunday / Eastbound-Inbound: 
Route 3 • Sunday / Eastbound-Inbound • Effective 01/13/19

Valley West MallWalmart & Buffalo RdUniversity Ave & 42nd StUniversity Ave & ML King Pkwy6th Ave & University AveDART Central Station
AM7:027:097:177:227:267:30
8:058:128:208:258:298:33
8:358:428:508:558:599:03
9:059:129:209:259:299:33
9:359:429:509:559:5910:03
10:0510:1210:2010:2510:2910:33
10:3510:4210:5010:5510:5911:03
11:0511:1211:2011:2511:2911:33
11:3511:4211:5011:5511:5912:03
PM12:0512:1212:2012:2512:2912:33
12:3512:4212:5012:5512:591:03
1:051:121:201:251:291:33
1:351:421:501:551:592:03
2:052:122:202:252:292:33
2:352:422:502:552:593:03
3:053:123:203:253:293:33
3:353:423:503:553:594:03
4:054:124:204:254:294:33
4:354:424:504:554:595:03
5:055:125:205:255:295:33
5:355:425:505:555:596:03
6:056:126:206:256:296:33
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Sunday / Westbound-Outbound: 
Route 3 • Sunday / Westbound-Outbound • Effective 01/13/19

DART Central StationUniversity Ave & 6th AveUniversity Ave & ML King PkwyUniversity Ave & 42nd StWal-Mart & Buffalo RdValley West Mall
AM7:307:357:387:437:517:59
8:008:058:088:138:218:29
8:308:358:388:438:518:59
9:009:059:089:139:219:29
9:309:359:389:439:519:59
10:0010:0510:0810:1310:2110:29
10:3010:3510:3810:4310:5110:59
11:0011:0511:0811:1311:2111:29
11:3011:3511:3811:4311:5111:59
PM12:0012:0512:0812:1312:2112:29
12:3012:3512:3812:4312:5112:59
1:001:051:081:131:211:29
1:301:351:381:431:511:59
2:002:052:082:132:212:29
2:302:352:382:432:512:59
3:003:053:083:133:213:29
3:303:353:383:433:513:59
4:004:054:084:134:214:29
4:304:354:384:434:514:59
5:005:055:085:135:215:29
5:305:355:385:435:515:59
6:006:056:086:136:206:29
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

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