The RMTD East Side Transfer Center is located at 725 Lyford Road on Rockford’s far East side just West of the I90 / Business 20 exit into Rockford and Belvidere. The East Side Transfer Center serves as the connection point for RMTD service between Rockford and Belvidere and is also the arrival and departure terminal and ticketing agent for Trailways Motor Coach service. As such, the East Side facility is set up with many passenger amenities including a heated and air conditioned terminal, a canopied bus berthing area, a public telephone, rest rooms and a vending area for passengers to purchase pre-packaged snacks and other food items. The Transfer Center and surrounding areas are non-smoking in compliance with the state law.

The East Side Transfer Center is open to the public, Monday thru Friday, 6:00 am until 6:30 pm. The Center is not open on weekends. RMTD bus passes can be purchased at this facility during these hours and if necessary, passengers may also obtain a photo ID for $5.00 at this facility between the hours of 10:00 am and 3:00 pm.

Passengers needing to purchase tickets for Trailways may do so during the hours of operation at our facility or pay cash to the Trailways operator or purchase online at