Transportation | Humboldt County Memorial Hospital

HCMH Transportation Department offers rides for our residents of Springvale Independent Living, Springvale Assisted Living, Long Term Care and patients of the Humboldt County Memorial Hospital and UnityPoint Clinic Humboldt.

Hours of Operation
- Monday-Friday
- 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

*Closed holidays and a few business days throughout the year for maintenance to ensure we are providing a safe ride to all passengers

To secure a ride, patients need to call the HCMH Transportation Department at (515) 332-4200, 48 hours in advance of their appointment. There is no cost for cancellation.


  • Patients living within the Humboldt/Dakota City city limits, $1 one way and $2 round trip.
  • Patients living outside Humboldt or Dakota City but within 15 miles or less of the hospital, $5 for a one way ride and $10 round trip.
  • Patients living 16 miles or farther from the hospital (to the county line borders), $20 one way ride and $40 round trip.

If a family member needs to accompany the patient to the appointment, there is no extra charge, but arrangements should be made, 48 hours or more in advance.

To make it more convenient for regular customers, HCMH offers bus tickets at $10 for 10 one-way rides within the Humboldt/Dakota City city limits. Assuming the patient needed picked up and delivered back home, the tickets would be good for five appointments.

Tickets can be purchased through the bus driver or at the hospital front desk and are good for a year from the date of purchase.

Accepts cash or check only (checks can be made out to HCMH).



10 regular seats and 2 regular wheelchair securement spots with wheelchair lift.

HCMH Transportation Department
1000 15th Street North, Humboldt, IA 50548
Phone (515) 332-4200