A Blue Line train at Montrose

Blue Line ‘L’

The CTA Blue Line provides 24-hour rapid transit train service between Chicago-O'Hare International Airport and the Forest Park terminal, via downtown Chicago.

On this page:

 

Hours of operation

 

Weekdays

Sat.

Sun./Hol.

Between O'Hare & Forest Park
(via downtown subway)
O'Hare to Forest Park

 32x32_owlsvc Service at all times, every day

Forest Park to O'Hare

 

Timetables

Route-wide schedule brochure (pdf)Web-based text timetablesRoute diagram and detailed station info

 

Service alerts

Upcoming alerts 2

 RSS Feed: Blue Line Alerts

Route diagram

with stations & connection information

This diagram represents the order of stops along this route (not the route's natural geography).

Click a station name for more information, including detailed transfer information, a map, alerts for that station and detailed station timetables.

Stop

O'HareAccessible stationAirport

Chicago–O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

Stop

RosemontAccessible stationPark & Ride available

Transfer to buses

Stop

Cumberland Accessible stationPark & Ride available

Transfer to buses

Stop

Harlem (O'Hare Branch)Accessible stationPark & Ride available

Transfer to buses

Stop

Jefferson ParkAccessible station

Connect to Metra Union Pacific Northwest Line trains via Jefferson Park StationTransfer to buses

Stop

Montrose

Connect to Metra Milwaukee District North Line trains via Mayfair StationTransfer to buses

Stop

Irving Park

Transfer to buses

Stop

AddisonAccessible station

Transfer to buses

Stop

Belmont

Transfer to buses

Stop

Logan SquareAccessible station

Transfer to buses

Stop

California

Transfer to buses

Stop

Western (O'Hare Branch)Accessible station

Transfer to buses

Stop

Damen

Transfer to buses

Stop

Division

Transfer to buses

Stop

Chicago

Transfer to buses

Stop

Grand

Transfer to buses

Transfer Stop

Clark/LakeAccessible station

Transfer to Brown LineTransfer to Green LineTransfer to Orange LineTransfer to Purple LineTransfer to Pink LineTransfer to buses

Transfer Stop

Washington

Transfer to Red Line (farecard required)Transfer to buses

Stop

Monroe

Transfer to buses

Transfer Stop

JacksonAccessible station

Transfer to Red LineTransfer to Brown Line (farecard required)Transfer to Brown Line (farecard required)Transfer to Brown Line (farecard required)Transfer to Brown Line (farecard required)Transfer to buses

Stop

LaSalle

Connect to Metra Rock Island Line trains via LaSalle Street StationTransfer to buses

Stop

Clinton

Connect to Metra BNSF, Milwaukee District, North Central and Amtrak trains via Chicago Union StationTransfer to buses

Stop

UIC-HalstedAccessible station

Transfer to buses

Stop

Racine

Transfer to buses

Stop

Illinois Medical DistrictAccessible station

Transfer to buses

Stop

Western (Forest Park Branch)

Transfer to buses

Stop

Kedzie-HomanAccessible station

Transfer to buses

Stop

Pulaski

Transfer to buses

Stop

Cicero

Transfer to buses

Stop

Austin

Transfer to buses

Stop

Oak Park

Transfer to buses

Stop

Harlem (Forest Park Branch)

Transfer to buses

Stop

Forest ParkAccessible stationPark & Ride available

Transfer to buses

System status snapshot
‘L’ route status
Red Line
Normal Service
Blue Line
Normal Service
Brown Line
Normal Service
Green Line
Normal Service
Orange Line
Normal Service
Pink Line
Normal Service
Purple Line
Normal Service
Yellow Line
Normal Service
Bus routes w/alerts
Elevator alerts