People show excitement as an Orange Line train to Midway enters Clark/Lake

Orange Line ‘L’

The Orange Line provides rapid transit train service between Midway Airport and downtown (Loop), and provides service to Chicago's Southwest Side.

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Hours of operation:

 

Weekdays

Saturday

Sunday/Holiday

Between Midway and Downtown
Midway to Loop 'L'

3:30a-1:05a

4:00a-1:05a

4:30a-1:05a

Loop 'L' to Midway

3:50a-1:25a

4:20a-1:25a

4:50a-1:25a

 

 

Timetables

Route-wide timetable brochure (pdf)Web-based text timetables from RTARoute diagram & station info

 

Service alerts

Current alerts 1
Midway Station Kiss & Ride Temporary Closure, Relocation
Special Note

The Midway stn kiss & ride drop-off/pick-up lot will be temporarily closed. A temporary kiss & ride will be provided in the NE corner of the park & ride lot.

 RSS Feed: Orange Line Alerts

Route diagram

with stations and station timetables

This map represents order of stations along route, not geography.

Orange Line Stop

MidwayAccessible stationPark & Ride availableAirport

Transfer to buses

 Chicago–Midway International Airport (MDW)

Orange Line Stop

PulaskiAccessible stationPark & Ride available

Transfer to buses

Orange Line Stop

KedzieAccessible stationPark & Ride available

Transfer to buses

Orange Line Stop

WesternAccessible stationPark & Ride available

Transfer to buses

Orange Line Stop

35th/ArcherAccessible stationPark & Ride available

Transfer to buses

Orange Line Stop

AshlandAccessible station

Transfer to buses

Orange Line Stop

HalstedAccessible stationPark & Ride available

Transfer to buses

Orange Line Transfer Stop

RooseveltAccessible station

Transfer to Red LineTransfer to Green LineTransfer to buses

 

...Orange Line trains then continue to and make all stops, operating clockwise around the the Loop 'L', in the following order (before returning to Midway):

Orange Line Transfer Stop on Loop 'L'

Harold Washington Library-State/Van BurenAccessible station

Transfer to Brown LineTransfer to Pink LineTransfer to Purple LineTransfer Blue Line subway (farecard required)Transfer to Red Line (subway) (farecard required)Transfer to buses

Orange Line stop around Inner Loop 'L'

LaSalle/Van Buren

Connect to LaSalle Street Metra (Rock Island District) StationTransfer to buses

Orange Line stop around Inner Loop 'L'

Quincy

Connect to Metra BNSF, Milwaukee District, North Central and Amtrak trains via Chicago Union StationTransfer to buses

Transfer Stop

Washington/WellsAccessible station

Transfer to Brown LineTransfer to Purple LineTransfer to Pink LineConnect to Metra (UP Lines) Ogilvie StationTransfer to buses

Transfer Stop

Clark/LakeAccessible station

Transfer to Blue Line (subway)Transfer to Brown LineTransfer to Green LineTransfer to Purple LineTransfer to Pink LineTransfer to buses

Transfer Stop

State/Lake

Transfer to Red Line (subway) (farecard required)Transfer to buses

Orange Line stop around Inner Loop 'L'

Washington/WabashAccessible station

Connect to Metra & South Shore Millennium StationTransfer to buses

Transfer Stop

Adams/Wabash

Transfer to Brown LineTransfer to Green LineTransfer to Purple LineTransfer to Pink LineTransfer to buses

 

...after leaving Adams/Wabash, trains then exit Loop and make all stops from Roosevelt back through to Midway (MDW).

System status snapshot
‘L’ route status
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