49 Western

Bus route information

Owl (overnight) service available
All CTA buses are accessible

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.

Between 79th and Berwyn (5300 N)
All times weekdays, All times Saturday, All times Sunday

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

Service alerts

Current alerts 2
#49 Western Temporary Southbound Reroute near Western/18th
Minor Delays / Reroute

Southbound #49 Western buses are temporarily rerouted via Western, Roosevelt, Damen, Cermak, and Western, due to street blockage near Western/18th.

Temporary Reroute
Planned Reroute

SB #49 and #X49 buses will operate via Western, Roosevelt, Damen, and Cermak, then resume their normal route on Western.

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Route map

Route Map