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71 71st/South Shore

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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.

112th/Torrence north to 69th (accessible) (Red)
4:45a-11:40p weekdays, 4:40a-11:40p Saturday, 5:20a-11:40p Sunday
69th (accessible) (Red) south to 112th/Torrence
4:50a-11:50p weekdays, 5:10a-11:45p Saturday, 5:40a-11:45p Sunday
73rd/Exchange north to 69th (accessible) (Red)
4:30a-1:05a weekdays, 5:05a-1:00a Saturday, 5:40a-12:00m Sunday
69th (accessible) (Red) south to 73rd/Exchange
4:10a-12:40a weekdays, 5:10a-12:35a Saturday, 5:40a-11:45p Sunday

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

Service alerts

Current alerts 3
New Schedules in Effect
Special note

Beginning Sunday, June 17, updated schedules will go into effect for several bus routes.

Temporary Reroute
Planned Reroute

#71 buses will operate in both directions via 71st, South Chicago, St. Lawrence, and 71st.

Temporary Reroute
Planned Reroute

Northbound #71 buses will operate via Exchange, South Shore, 67th, and Jeffery, then resume their normal route on 71st.

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