Buy Fares & Gifts

Buy Fares & Gifts

Get your Ventra Card for easy loading of fares and passes at machines, online, at retailers or over the phone.

Fare Information
Learn about how much it costs to ride and how to pay your fare.

Gifts (
Get a bit of Chicago Transit--accessories, apparel, and more!



Looking for other types of fare payment options? See U-Pass, Free & Reduced Fares and Military Service Pass.

Plan a trip

Start (e.g. O'Hare Airport)

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

Leave Now
 Get directions with:

About trip planners (and more options)..

System Status



Red Line Normal Service
Blue Line Normal Service
Brown Line Significant Delays
Green Line Normal Service
Orange Line Normal Service
Purple Line Significant Delays
Pink Line Normal Service
Yellow Line Normal Service


Routes with Current Alerts (View All):
international globe Languages [En] [Pl] [Zh] [Es]