18 16th-18th

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Service description: See schedule for full details.

First bus/last bus

Spans of service below show when first bus departs terminal of origin through last bus departs terminal of origin. First and last buses reach mid-route stops later than these times-see schedule or use trip planner for specific times when service works for you.

16th/Cicero east to Roosevelt (Red, Green, Orange) station
6:05a-8:20p weekdays, 7a-7p Saturday, 8a-7p Sunday
Roosevelt (Red, Green, Orange) station west to 16th/Cicero
6:00a-9:10p weekdays, 7:00a-7:50p Saturday, 7:55a-6:05p Sunday

(Precise hours of service may vary depending on where along the route you are.)

Service alerts

Current alerts 2
New Schedules in Effect
Service Change

Starting Sunday, September 6, updated schedules have gone into effect on some CTA bus routes. See latest schedules at

Bus Stop Relocation
Bus Stop Relocation

The eastbound #18 16th/18th bus stop at the southwest corner of 18th/Racine will be relocated to the southeast corner of 18th/Racine.

 RSS Feed: #18 16th-18th Alerts

System status snapshot
‘L’ route status
Red 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
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