Where can I call for directions?


Q: Where can I call for directions?
A: The easiest way to get directions is to plan your trip online. Use the "Plan a Trip" widget on If you have smartphone, you can get step-by-step directions from a variety of apps that use transit data from CTA, or by using Google Maps.

If you'd like to get directions by phone, you can do so by calling the RTA Travel Center at (312) 836-7000 (TTY: 312-836-4949). Operators are available daily from 5:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. They can also send you a CTA System Map, Downtown Sightseeing Guide or schedules. CTA Maps and Downtown Sightseeing Guides are also available at CTA train stations.

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