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79 79th

Bus route information

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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.

Between 79th/Western and 79th/Lakefront
All times weekdays, All times Saturday, All times Sunday
Ford City Mall east to 79th/Lakefront
5:15a-12:20a weekdays, 6:20a-12:20a Saturday, 6:20a-12:20a Sunday
79th/Lakefront west to Ford City Mall
4:15a-11:15p weekdays, 5:05a-11:15p Saturday, 5:10a-11:15p Sunday
Extended service daily for Solo Cup Factory shift changes.

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

Service alerts

Current alerts 2
Bus and Rail Service Resumes Downtown (5am)
Special Note

At 5am, bus and rail service resumes thru downtown area. Trains will bypass some stations. Multiple bus routes rerouted due to local bridge/street closures.

Buses Resume Normal Routing
Normal Service*

#79 79th , #8A South Halsted - Buses have returned to their normal routing.

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