Public Transportation In Chicago

Chicago Transit Authority – CTA

Visit CTA’s site to get train and bus schedules and maps. You can also order your CTA passes online, including a visitor’s pass, but allow 7 to 10 days for delivery. Lose something on the CTA? Call 888-YOUR-CTA or email

Chicago “L”.org
Did you know that the “L” is over 100 years old? Or that originally there were 70 companies that created the system and the CTA wasn’t created until 1947? You can find out everything you ever wanted to know at the Chicago “L” site. It even has maps dating back to 1898. You can also find current maps and descriptions of the various “lines”.

Metra Rail
Metra Rail is the train system that takes commuters to and from the suburbs. Check out their web site to get maps and schedules.



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