Already bought your Passes for 515 Alive Festival 2017?
Now buy a Pass for the 515 Alive Official Festival Shuttle!

From $45 Daily Round Trip Available


Aug 18 - Aug 19


Multiple Cities


See Details Below


515 Alive Festival INFO

Already bought your Pass for 515 Alive Festival?

Make sure to get your Pass for FestDrive’s Shuttle to & from 515 Alive Festival.


Patrons will be responsible for getting themselves to and from pick up locations. There are paid and limited free lots in close proximity to pick up locations.

Iowa City (The Airliner) – 22 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240

Ames (Arcadia Café) – 116 Welch Ave, Ames, IA 50014

Omaha (11 Worth Café) – 2419 Leavenworth St, Omaha, NE 68105

ABOUT 515 Alive Festival:

In an effort to reduce traffic and our carbon footprint, 515 Alive Festival and FestDrive are proud to offer bus service to and from the festival from three locations: Iowa City, Ames, Omaha

We know that driving can be stressful and troublesome so leave that up to us; sit back, and relax on a shuttle to 515 Alive Festival!

Buses will run on two days. Friday, August 18 – Saturday. August 19 with convenient pick up times to get you to the festival.

Daily Round Trip Shuttle Tickets are only good for ONE day of the event – You will select date at check out.

Iowa City (The Airliner) – $55 Daily Round Trip (There is a 25 Person Minimum Requirement that needs to be reached in order for this line to be live)

Ames (Arcadia Café) – $45 Daily Round Trip (There is a 25 Person Minimum Requirement that needs to be reached in order for this line to be live)

Omaha (11 Worth Café) – $55 Daily Round Trip (There is a 25 Person Minimum Requirement that needs to be reached in order for this line to be live)

Buses will have a designated shuttle drop-off/pick-up location within the venue lots and close proximity to the main entrance!


Please choose your date to the festival grounds.

Scheduled shuttles will depart Friday and  Saturday at the following times:


  • 12PM (Iowa City, Omaha)
  • 1PM (Ames)


  • 12PM (Iowa City, Omaha)
  • 1PM (Ames)

RETURN: Buses are guaranteed to be there at least 1 hour post final act. However, buses will not leave early unless they are full.


Once you purchase your shuttle pass, you will receive an order confirmation email from Eventbrite on behalf of FestDrive. Your bus pass e-ticket will be attached to your order confirmation email. This will be a check in system however, so all you need is ID for check-in. IMPORTANT: If you do not see your order confirmation in your inbox, make sure to check your junk/spam folder.


To board the shuttle bus, there will be a check-in system, so all you need is your valid photo ID for check-in. If someone else purchased your shuttle ticket for you, please have purchaser email tickets@busbank.com your name for check in.

All sales final. No refunds or exchanges. Buses operate rain or shine.

These buses are operated by FestDrive. FestDrive is 100% liable for buses to and from 515 Alive Festival

All Questions can be directed to tickets@busbank.com. Please reference “515 Alive Festival” in the subject line or your e-mail may not be seen, we have several events going on.

CHARTER BUSES TO 515 Alive Festival

If you have a large group and are looking to charter an entire bus we can help as well. Please email tickets@busbank.com with the following information and we will be happy to provide you with detailed pricing:

– Group size
– Pickup date, time and location
– Any additional stops or information
– Preferred vehicle type

You will still have access to the infrastructure set up for the buses listed above allowing you access to direct bus drop locations and official staff support.

Other Frequent Questions

At this time, we don’t sell festival passes. To purchase passes to 515 Alive Festival, please visit: http://515alive.com/tickets

Passes are non-refundable. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions for complete details.

Send us an email at Tickets@busbank.com to let us know the purchaser, and the new riders name. We will transfer the pass for you.

Passes are available for purchase until sold out, or simply no longer available. Due to a spike in sales, occasionally our inventory will drop dramatically. Moreover, if you are going to purchase a package we recommend that you do so in a timely manner to ensure availability.

Futhermore, we guarantee passes. We’ll alert you if minimums need to be met.