81 Lawrence

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 Jefferson Park (accessible) (Blue) & Wilson/Marine
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 4
New Schedules in Effect
Service Change

Beginning Sunday, Jun 9 updated schedules will go into effect on some CTA bus routes. See latest schedules at transitchicago.com.

Temporary Bus Stop Change
Bus Stop Note

Eastbound and westbound 81 Lawrence bus stops at the closed Lawrence Red Line station are temporarily discontinued.

Temporary Bus Stops Added
Bus Stop Note

81 Lawrence: Westbound stop temporarily added on northwest corner at Wilson/Clark. Eastbound stop temporarily added on southwest corner at Wilson/Clark.

Temporary Reroute
Planned Reroute

81 Lawrence buses operates in both directions via Lawrence, Ashland, Wilson, Broadway and Lawrence.

 RSS Feed: #81 Lawrence Alerts

System status snapshot
‘L’ route status
Red Line
Normal Service
Blue Line
Normal Service
Brown Line
Normal Service
Green Line
Normal Service
Orange Line
Normal Service
Pink Line
Normal Service
Purple Line
Normal Service
Yellow Line
Normal Service
Bus routes w/alerts
Elevator alerts