Hinsdale Central Bus Route Information

    Hinsdale Township High School D86 - Bus Transportation FAQ's

    Please check your student’s route in HAC (Home Access Center) and review the updated routes below.

    If there is an issue with your students bus route assignment, please have them stop by the Deans’ Office the first week of school.

    Return to School Bus Protocol

    Students who are assigned to bus transportation provided by the district are required to wear a face covering, regardless of vaccination status, for the duration of the trip to and from school. Drivers will also wear personal protective equipment while operating the bus. Students who refuse to wear a mask on the bus may be denied boarding. An additional bus will be assigned to return to the stop to pick up the student. The student will need to meet with their Dean when they arrive on campus.  Students must present their student ID card to board the bus for both AM and PM routes.

    Bus Routes

    Hinsdale Central Bus Routes 

     Hinsdale Central Bus Routes Link

    12:00 PM Start August 26th (Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors Only)

    Bus Start Times

    Hinsdale Central Route 19 - EL Bus Route

    Route 19 Link

    8:50 AM Late Start Bus Routes/Times 

    8:50 AM Late Start Bus Route Times Link

    6:15 PM Bus Route

     6:15 PM Bus Route Link


    Flex Learning Days 

    School is dismissed at 11:30 AM and buses will depart Hinsdale Central at 11:45 AM.  

    Bus Drop-Off and Departure - Routes Locations

    All routes, including the 6:15 PM route will drop-off and depart school on the south side of the building (bus circle drive).

    Exam Week Bus Schedule

    Wednesday, January 12 - Normal AM pick up times, students released at 1:00, buses should depart at 1:20.  

    Thursday, January 13 -  Normal AM pick up times, students released at 11:15, buses should depart at 11:35.  

    Friday, January 14 - Normal AM pick up times, students released at 11:15, buses should depart at 11:35.  



  • Senior Parking Applications 21/22 School Year

    Senior Parking Assignments 2021/2022

    Students who have been assigned parking for 1st semester can pick up their parking permits on the following dates at the Greeter's Desk/Dean's Office from 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM.  You will need to show your driver's license when you pick up your parking permit.


    • Tuesday - August 17th 
    • Wednesday - August 18th
    • Thursday - August 19th
    • Monday - August 23rd 

    Students assigned to 2nd semester will receive an email to pick-up parking permits after Winter Break.  

    Senior Parking Applications are now closed and all parking permits have been assigned.  Please can email Mrs. Zipsie at pzipsie@hinsdale86.org if you would like to be added to a waiting list.  

    The Class of 2022 Senior Parking Applications process is closed.  Please review the information below as you can apply to go on a wating list.

    • Students were sent an email with the electronic application on May 3, 2021
    • Parents will be notified in the weekly Eblast - May 6, 2021
    • Applications will be due July 2, 2021
    • Parking will be assigned in early August 2021

    Students must use their school email account to apply

    2021/2022 Parking Procedures and Guidelines

    Click Here

    Electronic Application - Applications for Senior Parking has closed.

    Students that missed the application deadline can submit a request to go on a waiting list.  Parking for 2nd semester is full.    

    Click Here


    Access to Parking Off-Campus – Students that do not have a parking permit

    Students that do not possess a parking permit and park on campus may be issued a ticket.  Students that are on campus for practices or club activities before school hours should access parking on the street.  Parking in the student lot is open to all students once school is dismissed for the day. 

    • Parking around campus is restricted to the East side of Grant from 55th to 57th and a small portion on the West side from the entrance of the parking lot to 57th street.

    Please pay attention to the No Parking Signs