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72 North

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Service description: See schedule for full details. 2022 lakefront/beach service: Extended to lakefront/North Ave. Beach on weekends and holidays from 3/27 through Labor Day, plus added weekday service, as well, 6/20 thru late Aug., 9a-9:30p each day in service.

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.

North/Narragansett east to North/Clark
4:10a-12:50a weekdays, 4:10a-12:45a Saturday, 4:15a-12:40a Sunday
North/Clark west to North/Narragansett
4:00a-12:45a weekdays, 4:00a-12:30a Saturday, 4:05a-12:25a Sunday
North/Harlem east to North/Clark
4:05a-12:45a weekdays, 4:10a-11:10p Saturday, 6:40a-12:40a Sunday
North/Clark west to North/Harlem
4:00a-12:45a weekdays, 4:00a-10:10p Saturday, 5:55a-12:25a Sunday
Extended to Lakefront (North Avenue) Weekends and holidays Spring (early April) through Labor Day and daily starting in early June through late August.
Earlier eastbound service from North/Cicero starts at 03:25am daily.
Later evening service daily to North/Pulaski until 01:30am.

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

Service alerts

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New Schedules in Effect
Service Change

Beginning Sunday, March 24, updated schedules will go into effect on some CTA bus routes. See latest schedules at transitchicago.com.

CTA Service to the Beaches
Added Service

Effective Sun, Mar 24 thru mid-Aug, service to the lakefront and beaches will be expanded on the #35, #63, #72, and #78 bus routes on weekends and holidays.

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