CTA: Extra Service for Fourth of July Weekend Events, Concerts and Sports Games

June 28, 2018

NOTE: Trains and buses will run a Sunday schedule on Wednesday, July 4th

CTA recommends allowing plenty of travel time and purchasing fares and unlimited-ride passes ahead of time. More information about purchasing fares is below.

Event service/extra service
July 4th Celebration at Navy Pier

  • Rail: Extra service on all eight rail lines
  • Bus: #3 King, #4 Cottage Grove, #12 Roosevelt, #J14 Jeffery Jump, #29 State, #65 Grand, #66 Chicago, #72 North, #124 Navy Pier and #151 Sheridan

Dave Matthews Band at Northerly Island
Fri. 6/29 and Sat. 6/30 at 8 p.m.

  • Bus: #130 Museum Campus and #146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express

United Center
Big 3 Basketball game – Fri. 6/29 at 6 p.m.
Harry Styles concert – Sat. 6/30 at 8 p.m.

  • Rail: Green, Pink and Blue lines
  • Bus: #19 United Center Express, #20 Madison and #50 Damen

Wrigley Field

  • Rail: Yellow Line, Red Line
  • Bus: #80 Irving Park, #152 Addison

Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago Cubs: Fri. 6/29 at 4:05 p.m.; Sat. 6/30 and Sun. 7/1 at 1:20 p.m.
Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago Cubs: Tues. 7/3 and Wed. 7/4 at 1:20 p.m.  

Guaranteed Rate Field

  • Rail: Red Line and Green Line
  • Bus: #4 Cottage Grove, #24 Wentworth, #29 State, #31 31st, #35 35th, #39 Pershing and #44 Wallace/Racine

Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox: Thurs. 6/28 at 1:10 p.m.

Buy your unlimited ride passes and fares in advance
Avoid long lines to buy fares! Customers can add  unlimited ride passes (1-day, 3-day, 7-day and 30-day) or add money to pay per-ride to their Ventra cards ahead of time via the free Ventra app, at rail station Ventra vending machines, online or at more than 1,000 local retailers (for locations visit ventrachicago.com or the Ventra app).

Customers can also purchase 1-day unlimited ride tickets ($10) or single-ride tickets ($3) from all Ventra vending machines. Single-ride tickets include up to two transfers in two hours. Customers can also pay their fares with their personal contactless debit or credit cards.

Stay in the Loop on CTA Service
Plan your trip using the Google Transit Trip Planner. Be sure to also check out CTA on Facebook or Twitter (@CTA) for system travel updates and alerts. For details about all CTA service, call 312-836-7000 or visit the CTA website at transitchicago.com.

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