DART Express Route 98 – Ankeny – DART Express Bus Routes

Express Route 98 – Ankeny

DART restored some additional weekday service to this route on Sunday, August 23. To learn more about DART’s temporary service reductions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, click here.

This route will also detour beginning on Monday, June 1, 2020 for several months due to construction of the First St. exit on Interstate 35. This detour will not impact stop or Park and Ride locations for the route, but could impact how well this route runs on time. For more details, click here.

Operates between Ankeny and downtown Des Moines.

Guaranteed Ride Home: In case of an emergency, DART will guarantee a ride home to individuals riding Route 98 -- Ankenybetween the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. To qualify for a Guaranteed Ride Home, you must be a monthly bus pass holder, Unlimited Access participant or RideShare vanpooler. For full program details, click here.

To learn how to read DART schedules, click here.

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Weekday / Southbound - Inbound: 
Route 98 • Weekday / Inbound • Effective 08/23/20

Southbound-InboundArrive Des Moines

Ankeny DMACC Park & Ride (Lot L)Hawkeye Park & RideMercy North Park & Ride3rd & GrandLocust & 7thLocust & 4th
AM6:236:326:406:577:047:06
6:476:567:047:217:297:31
7:077:167:247:417:487:50
7:437:528:008:198:268:28
8:038:128:208:398:468:48
PM1:24- - - -- - - -1:451:521:54
2:42- - - -- - - -3:04+- - - -- - - -
4:40- - - -- - - -5:03/5:055:135:15
5:04- - - -- - - -5:255:335:35
5:24- - - -- - - -5:45^- - - -- - - -
5:53- - - -- - - -6:14^- - - -- - - -
6:15- - - -- - - -6:36^- - - -- - - -
+ Last regular stop is Grand Ave/5th Ave (YMCA)
^ These buses travel to the garage via 3rd, Grand Ave and 9th, and will stop at downtown bus stops along this route.
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

Weekday / Northbound - Outbound: 
Route 98 • Weekday / Outbound • Effective 08/23/20

Leave Des MoinesNorthbound-Outbound

3rd & GrandLocust & 7thLocust & 4thMercy North Park & RideHawkeye Park & RideAnkeny DMACC Park & Ride (Lot L)
AM- - - -5:575:58- - - -- - - -6:17
6:176:246:25- - - -- - - -6:47
6:306:376:38- - - -- - - -7:00
6:577:047:06- - - -- - - -7:28
7:217:297:31- - - -- - - -7:53
PM12:3512:4212:441:021:061:17
1:451:521:542:142:192:31
3:353:433:454:064:114:23
4:054:134:154:374:424:53
4:254:334:354:575:025:12
5:055:135:155:365:415:51
5:255:335:355:566:016:11
Weather, special events and traffic conditions may alter service.

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