Welcome to Chicago!
There's plenty to enjoy and do in this great city. With world-class parks, museums, shopping, hotels, nightlife, food and much more. There's never a dull moment in Chicago!
At the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), we provide over 1.6 million rides on an average weekday, and we can get you just about anywhere in Chicago and 40 surrounding communities.
We keep it as simple as possible. For the easiest trip:
Note: Be sure to check alerts for events that might affect your trip, like buses being rerouted due to a parade, construction, etc. Our System Status page makes it easy.
Learn more about how to take advantage of CTA services while in Chicago with our How-To Guides.