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(Research and special collections + downtown branch)


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How to get to Central and branch libraries using public transportation

The J. Erik Jonsson Central Library is accessible by DART and Trinity Railways Express.

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Central Library via Bus

Central Library via DART Buses

All DART routes numbered from 1 to 283 except 234 and 282 come through downtown. Most downtown routes stop within a few blocks from the library. Please contact DART (214-979-1111) for route and schedule information from your location.

DART bus routes that stop directly across or in front of the library

2, 51, 206, 207, 278, 283

Central Library via Greyhound Bus Station

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Central Library via Train

Union Station
(served by DART Blue Line Rail, DART Red Line Rail, Trinity Railway Express, and Amtrak)

Walk from Union Station Ride a bus from Union Station St. Paul Station (served by DART Blue Line Rail, DART Red Line Rail, DART Green Line Rail, DART Orange Line Rail)

Walk from St. Paul Station Ride a bus from St. Paul Station Akard Station (served by DART Blue Line Rail, DART Red Line Rail, DART Green Line Rail, DART Orange Line Rail)

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Branch libraries via public transportation

Most of the Dallas Public Library branches are accessible via DART bus or rail. Please contact DART (214-979-1111) for route and schedule information from your location.

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