Unlimited Ride Passes

Unlimited Ride Passes

You can enjoy unlimited rides on all CTA buses and trains with our 1-Day, 3-day, 7-day or 30-day unlimited-ride passes. Your pass activates the first time you use it and is good for the full length of time from that moment.

Note: CTA unlimited-ride passes are not valid on other agencies' services unless otherwise specified.

  • Your Best Travel Value: Unlimited-ride passes offer you the most economical travel value. With unlimited rides, the more you ride, the more you save!
    • 1-Day CTA Pass for $10
    • 3-Day CTA Pass for $20
    • 7-Day CTA Pass for $28
    • 7-Day CTA/Pace Pass* for $33
    • 30-Day CTA/Pace Pass* for $100

*CTA/Pace 7-Day Pass and the CTA/Pace 30-Day Pass are valid on both CTA and Pace non-premium/non-subscription routes.

Buying passes

You can load passes multiple ways:

  • You can load any pass onto a Ventra Card at every Ventra Vending Machine, online, by phone, or right over the counter at hundreds of retail locations around town.
  • You can load any pass onto a personal, contactless bankcard at every Ventra Vending Machine and load passes.
  • If you don't have either, you can buy a new Ventra Card from vending machines and start off with a pass, online or any of hundreds of Ventra Retailers. New Ventra Cards cost $5, but this value is immediately refunded to your Transit Account if you register within 90 days (you can even do it on the spot at a station using the mobile-friendly The refunded $5 in value can be applied toward the purchase of a pass at vending machines, online, or by phone.
  • You can also buy disposable, 1-Day Ventra Tickets for 24-hours of unlimited riding (like the regular 1-Day Pass), from any Ventra Vending Machine. These also cost $10.


Get your Ventra Card today and load passes at any Ventra Vending Machine, Ventra Retailer or at

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