All CTA buses are accessible
See schedule for full details.
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.
Jefferson Park (accessible) (Blue) south to Madison/Wabash
4:20a-9:40p weekdays, 4:20a-9:40p Saturday, 4:20a-9:40p Sunday
Madison/Michigan north to Jefferson Park (accessible) (Blue)
5:10a-10:40p weekdays, 5:05a-10:40p Saturday, 5:05a-10:30p Sunday
(Precise hours of service may vary depending on where along the route you are.)
A note about bus service
Some service may be running w/delays: Staff availability is affected by COVID but we're running as much service as possible—wait times may be longer-than-usual.
Southbound #56 buses will be rerouted via Milwaukee, Cicero, Addison and then resume their normal routing south on Milwaukee. Northbound buses unaffected.
Temporary Bus Stop Relocation
Bus Stop Relocation
The NB #56 bus stop at the SE corner of Milwaukee/Irving Park/Cicero will be temporarily located to the NE corner of Milwaukee/Irving Park/Cicero.
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