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Travel Information

Travel Information

This section helps you find specific information about travel on CTA.

Trip Planners
Plan your transit trip online by entering information about when and where you wish to travel.

Find scheduled travel times for buses and trains.

Find fare information and learn how to pay.

Get maps of our services.

Bus Tracker
Get estimated arrival times for CTA buses with CTA Bus Tracker SM.

Train Tracker
Get estimated arrival times for CTA trains with CTA Train Tracker SM.

See brochures about various services and programs.

Transit Apps
Find a selection of third-party mobile and Web apps that use data from CTA to find your way around town.

Customer Alerts
Get information about events and work affecting service (both planned and up-to-the-minute information).

CTA Updates
Subscribe to get updated information about the services you use sent via e-mail or text.

Holiday Train
Santa's on his way! See when the CTA Holiday Train visits your route!

Plan a trip

Start (e.g. O'Hare Airport)

End (e.g. 1 N State St, Chicago, IL)

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About trip planners (and more options)..

System Status



Red Line Normal Service
Blue Line Service Disruption
Brown Line Normal Service
Green Line Normal Service
Orange Line Normal Service
Purple Line Normal Service
Pink Line Normal Service
Yellow Line Normal Service


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